5 days in Continental USA Itinerary

5 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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1
Washington DC
— 2 nights
2
New York City
— 2 nights

2
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary builder.

Atlanta to Washington DC is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway and bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
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.
On the 4th (Sun), appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Times Square, and then admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City planner.

Take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in New York City can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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