15 days in New York State & Washington DC Itinerary

15 days in New York State & Washington DC Itinerary

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15 days in New York State & Washington DC Itinerary

Glasgow
Fly + bus:  10​h
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Hampton Bays
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Dundee
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
Glasgow

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Times Square and Statue of Liberty National Monument. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and wander the streets of Fifth Avenue.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our New York City travel route tool

Glasgow, UK to New York City is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Glasgow in September, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Hampton Bays.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

3
days
Hampton Bays

Hampton Bays ©
Hampton Bays is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in Suffolk County, New York, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ponquogue Beach and Cupsogue Beach County Park. Get some cultural insight at Sparkling Pointe and Mattebella Vineyards. Step out of Hampton Bays to go to Southold and see The Old Field Vineyards, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cooper's Beach, learn about winemaking at Lenz Winery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Meschutt Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Hampton Bays trip itinerary planning app

Traveling by car from New York City to Hampton Bays takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in October, expect little chillier with lows of 7°C in Hampton Bays. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Dundee.

Things to do in Hampton Bays

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Southold, Cupsogue Beach County Park, Lenz Winery, Cooper's Beach
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Ponquogue Beach ©
Ponquogue Beach
The Old Field Vineyards
The Old Field Vineyards
Mattebella Vineyards ©
Mattebella Vineyards

4
days
Dundee

Dundee ©
Dundee is a village in Yates County, New York, USA. Step off the beaten path and head to Watkins Glen State Park and Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard. Corning Museum of Glass and Keuka Spring Vineyards are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Dundee with a short trip to Dr. Konstantin Frank Wine Cellars in Hammondsport, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: do a tasting at Keuka Lake Wine Trail.

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Traveling by car from Hampton Bays to Dundee takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, daily temperatures in Dundee can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Dundee

Wineries Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hammondsport, Penn Yan, Heron Hill Tasting Room on Seneca Lake, Watkins Glen State Park, Lively Run Dairy
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Keuka Spring Vineyards ©
Keuka Spring Vineyards
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
McGregor Vineyard
McGregor Vineyard

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and then stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at Newseum, and then wander the streets of Old Town.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC vacation planning website

Explore your travel options from Dundee to Washington DC with the Route module. In October, Washington DC is somewhat warmer than Dundee - with highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arlington National Cemetery, Old Town
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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