11 days in Knoxville, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

11 days in Knoxville, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

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11 days in Knoxville, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

Start: Knoxville
1
Knoxville
— Few hours
Drive:  8​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 5 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
3
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Knoxville

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Knoxville

Knoxville
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Knoxville day trip planning website .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Knoxville. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in December, and nighttime lows around 36°F. On the 25th (Wed), you'll travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Knoxville

Parks Outdoors Shopping

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nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, and other attractions. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Victorian Photography Studio (in Gettysburg), Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore) and Little Library (in Vienna). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Washington DC driving holiday planner.

Getting from Knoxville to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 37°F. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Horseshoe Casino, Little Library, Victorian Photography Studio, Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience
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nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. When in New York City, make a side trip to see Bronx Zoo in Bronx, approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and go for a walk through The High Line.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary website .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December in New York City, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 36°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo

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