10 days in Fort Lauderdale, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

10 days in Fort Lauderdale, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

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10 days in Fort Lauderdale, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Fort Lauderdale
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
End: Boston

2
nights
Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Lincoln Road and Collins Avenue. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at South Beach and Hollywood Beach. Explore Fort Lauderdale's surroundings by going to Miami Beach (Art Deco Historic District & Ocean Drive) and Bayside Marketplace (in Miami). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Lauderdale Beach.

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Boston to Fort Lauderdale is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Boston in May, you will find days in Fort Lauderdale are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are warmer (27°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

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Miami Beach, Bayside Marketplace, Hollywood Beach
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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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 26th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Georgetown University.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Washington DC online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Fort Lauderdale to Washington DC by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Fort Lauderdale in May, with highs in Washington DC at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Fifth Avenue. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Times Square, admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City attractions planner.

You can 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 May, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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

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