15 days in New York City, Grand Canyon National Park & Washington DC Itinerary

15 days in New York City, Grand Canyon National Park & Washington DC Itinerary

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15 days in New York City, Grand Canyon National Park & Washington DC Itinerary

Nottingham
train + Fly:  12​h 15​min
New York City
— 6 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+3
bus + Fly + bus + train:  12​h 15​min
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  14​h 15​min
Nottingham

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, wander the streets of Times Square, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New York City online trip itinerary maker .

Nottingham, UK to New York City is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Nottingham to New York City is minus 5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Nottingham in August, with highs in New York City at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

3
days
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 10th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip app .

Getting from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, see the interesting displays at Newseum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip builder app .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Grand Canyon National Park to Washington DC takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Washington DC. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tomb of the Unknowns
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Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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