11 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

11 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Richmond
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
Train
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Richmond

— 1 night

The River City

The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Maymont.

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Asheville to Richmond is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Richmond are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Washington DC.

Things to do in Richmond

Parks · Museums

Washington DC

— 4 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore (about 1 hour away). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and meet the residents at National Zoological Park.

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Drive from Richmond to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

New York City

— 5 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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

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Take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in March, plan for slightly colder days in New York City, with highs around 49°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods