11 days in Raleigh, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

11 days in Raleigh, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

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Fly to Raleigh Durham International Airport, Drive to Raleigh
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Raleigh
— 4 nights
Drive
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Raleigh — 4 nights

City of Oaks

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Raleigh: Mebane Train Display (in Mebane), Durham (Waller Family Farm, Duke University, &more) and Greensboro (Greensboro Science Center & International Civil Rights Center & Museum). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Carolina Basketball Museum, explore the world behind art at North Carolina Museum of Art, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and admire the majestic nature at Falls Lake State Recreation Area.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Raleigh trip planning site.

Muscat, Oman to Raleigh is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Muscat to Raleigh. Traveling from Muscat in October, expect Raleigh to be cooler, temps between 27°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can fly to Washington DC.
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Washington DC — 2 nights

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House. Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC attractions planning website.

Traveling by flight from Raleigh to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Washington DC sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to New York City.
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New York City — 3 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, stroll around The High Line, admire the masterpieces at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the New York City travel route planner.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In October in New York City, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.
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