6 days in New York City, Baltimore & Washington DC Itinerary

6 days in New York City, Baltimore & Washington DC Itinerary

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6 days in New York City, Baltimore & Washington DC Itinerary

Columbus
shuttle + Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
New York City
— 4 nights
train:  3​h
Baltimore
— Few hours
train:  45​min
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  5​h
Columbus

3
days
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.
Visit St. Patrick's Cathedral and The Morgan Library & Museum for their historical value. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: make a trip to Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City itinerary planner.

Columbus to New York City is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Columbus in July, you will find days in New York City are a bit cooler (86°F), and nights are about the same (73°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Baltimore.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History
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 25th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Federal Hill Park and then stroll through Fort McHenry National Monument.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Baltimore vacation builder.

Traveling by train from New York City to Baltimore takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Baltimore when traveling from New York City in July, with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fort McHenry National Monument
Federal Hill Park

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): examine the collection at Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Georgetown University.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Baltimore to Washington DC in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Baltimore in July, Washington DC is a bit warmer at night with lows of 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Tomb of the Unknowns
Highlights from your plan
Tomb of the Unknowns
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral

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