10 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

10 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

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1
Washington DC
— 4 nights
2
New York City
— 5 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 list of things to see and do now includes The National Archives Museum, FBI Headquarters, Library of Congress, and other attractions. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Washington DC. In May in Washington DC, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
The Pentagon ©
The Pentagon
United States Capitol ©
United States Capitol

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Trump Tower, Fifth Avenue, and other attractions you added. There's lots more to do: walk around Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and take a stroll through Times Square.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our New York City journey planner.

Take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in May, plan for little chillier days in New York City, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Mon).

Things to do in New York City

Parks Fun & Games Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Coney Island, Yankee Stadium
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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