9 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

9 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

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9 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

Bengaluru
Fly:  29​h
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  19​h 45​min
Bengaluru

2
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.
On the 3rd (Sun), take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then explore the activities along Tidal Basin, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC itinerary maker.

Bengaluru, India to Washington DC is an approximately 29-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Washington DC. Expect slightly colder evenings in Washington DC when traveling from Bengaluru in September, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Fifth Avenue, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in New York City are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Long Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial

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