8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  20​h 15​min
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  19​h 15​min
Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, and finally get a sense of history and politics at The White House.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Washington DC is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Washington DC. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in April: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Historic Sites
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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: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and admire the striking features of Federal Hall.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City travel planner .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in April, you will find days in New York City are little chillier (19°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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