11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Washington DC
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
New York City
— 1 night
train:  3​h
Baltimore
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
Alexandria
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Washington DC

4
days
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 sightseeing, museums, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, meet the residents at Smithsonian National Zoological Park, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Washington DC online itinerary creator.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Andrews Air Force Base. In August, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Sightseeing Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art
The White House

1
day
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.
For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New York City travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in New York City, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Baltimore.

Things to do in New York City

Sightseeing Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Central Park
9/11 Memorial

1
day
Baltimore

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Aquarium, explore the activities along Inner Harbor, and then admire the architecture and history at Fort McHenry National Monument.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Baltimore trip generator.

You can take a train from New York City to Baltimore in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in August, Baltimore is little chillier at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Alexandria.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fort McHenry National Monument
National Aquarium

1
day
Alexandria

Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): ponder the world of politics at The Pentagon and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Alexandria sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Baltimore to Alexandria in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Alexandria can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Alexandria

Sightseeing Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
Tomb of the Unknowns
The Pentagon

2
days
Washington DC

On the 31st (Thu), appreciate the history behind Washington Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally ponder the world of politics at The White House.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC vacation trip planner.

Washington DC is very close to Alexandria. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Sightseeing
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art
The White House

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