10 days in Washington DC, New York City & Virginia Beach Itinerary

10 days in Washington DC, New York City & Virginia Beach Itinerary

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Washington DC
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Virginia Beach
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Washington DC

— 2 nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Baltimore (Sagamore Spirit Distillery & Horseshoe Casino). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, get advice or help at Library of Congress, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC road trip planning website.

Los Angeles to Washington DC is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Washington DC. When traveling from Los Angeles in February, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 48°F by day to 32°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games · Breweries & Distilleries

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New York City

— 4 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and Kee's Chocolates. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read New York City trip website.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. February in New York City sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to fly to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Virginia Beach

— 2 nights

The Resort City

Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Relax by the water at Grommet Island Park and Chick's Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Town Center and Virginia Beach Antique Mall. There's still lots to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company, enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach, take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, and stroll through Sandbridge Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Virginia Beach vacation planning website.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Virginia Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in February; daily highs in Virginia Beach reach 53°F and lows reach 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

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