13 days in New York City, New Haven & Washington DC Itinerary

13 days in New York City, New Haven & Washington DC Itinerary

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13 days in New York City, New Haven & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  25​h
1
New York City
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
New Haven
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 45​min
3
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

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hours
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.
For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City driving holiday planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to New York City is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to New York City is minus 13 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May, things will get cooler in New York City: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. On the 19th (Sun), you'll travel to New Haven.

Things to do in New York City

Nightlife Parks Tours

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nights
New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): gain insight at Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center, stop by Lyman Orchards, then admire the majestic nature at Gillette Castle State Park, and finally learn about winemaking at Gouveia Vineyards.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read New Haven online journey planner .

Traveling by car from New York City to New Haven takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in New Haven, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to take a train to Boston.

Things to do in New Haven

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Lyman Orchards, Gouveia Vineyards, Gillette Castle State Park, Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center, Hammonasset Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Hammonasset Beach State Park ©
Hammonasset Beach State Park
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center ©
Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Popular historic sites such as Washington National Cathedral and Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument House and Museum are in your itinerary. Take a break from Washington DC with a short trip to Thanksgiving Farm Winery in Harwood, about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Tidal Basin, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Washington DC online road trip planner .

Take a train from New Haven to Washington DC in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New Haven in May, things will get a bit warmer in Washington DC: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Thanksgiving Farm Winery
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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nights
New York City

New York City ©
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and Hamilton Grange National Memorial. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fifth Avenue and New York Public Library. When in New York City, make a side trip to see Bronx Zoo in Bronx, approximately 36 minutes away. See some other sides of New York City: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, race across the water with a speed boat tour, take a stroll through Wall Street, and settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read New York City vacation builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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