14 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

14 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

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14 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  26​h
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  27​h
Melbourne

4
days
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, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip maker .

Melbourne, Australia to Washington DC is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Washington DC, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in September: highs in Washington DC hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

7
days
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.
Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, browse the exhibits of Ellis Island, explore and take pictures at The High Line, and don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our New York City trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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