11 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

11 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 7 nights

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Washington DC — 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Capitol Hill, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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If you are flying in from Indonesia, the closest major aiports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Joint Base Andrews. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to fly to New York City.
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New York City — 7 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Valley Forge National Historical Park are in your itinerary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ocean Grove Beach and Gunnison Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Bay Head Beach (in Bay Head), Philadelphia (Rittenhouse Square & Boathouse Row) and 8th Ave Jetty (in Asbury Park). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and wander the streets of Fifth Avenue.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read New York City itinerary tool.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in June, you will find days in New York City are a bit cooler (31°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). You will leave for home on the 15th (Wed).
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Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums
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