8 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

8 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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8 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
London

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 20th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial and then get a sense of history and politics at The White House. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC holiday planning website .

London, UK to Washington DC is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in April; daily highs in Washington DC reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock Observation Deck.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New York City online holiday maker .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in April, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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