9 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

9 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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9 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Philadelphia
train:  1​h 45​min
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
New York City
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Philadelphia

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 nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Washington DC online attractions planner .

Philadelphia to Washington DC is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in March, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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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

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock Observation Deck, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, and admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in March, plan for little chillier days in New York City, with highs around 50°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
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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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