14 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

14 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 4 nights
2
New York City
— 7 nights

4
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes United States Capitol as well as White House. Museum-lovers will get to explore Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center and National Air and Space Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Arlington National Cemetery and National Gallery of Art. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Maryland Federation of Art (in Annapolis), Moving Meadows Farm (in Culpeper) and The Arts Center in Orange (in Orange). There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, take in the exciting artwork at Hopkins Original Art, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get a taste of the local shopping with North End Gallery.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary builder tool.

Brasilia, Brazil to Washington DC is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Brasilia to Washington DC. Traveling from Brasilia in December, things will get colder in Washington DC: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Maryland Federation of Art, Arlington National Cemetery, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Hopkins Original Art, North End Gallery
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Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

7
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. Appreciate the collections at 9/11 Memorial and Hudson Beach Glass. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Alex Ferrone Gallery (in Cutchogue), Woodbury Common Premium Outlets (in Central Valley) and St Mary's Episcopal Church (in Cold Spring). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, go for a walk through Central Park, take in the exciting artwork at SteelStacks, and get a taste of the local shopping with Fifth Avenue.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip site.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hawk's Nest Highway, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, SteelStacks, The Shawnee Gallery, Scranberry Coop Antiques
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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