13 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

13 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

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13 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + Bus:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Manchester

6
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.
Get outdoors at Narwhal Yacht Charters and Hamilton Grange National Memorial. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel. Venture out of the city with trips to Gateway National Recreation (in Sandy Hook) and Bronx Zoo (in Bronx). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Times Square, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and browse the exhibits of Ellis Island.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary builder site .

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to New York City is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Manchester in September, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gateway National Recreation, Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Antietam National Battlefield and Tidal Basin. Washington National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and deepen your understanding at Georgetown University.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC journey planner .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Arlington, Antietam National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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