13 days in New York City, Washington DC & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

13 days in New York City, Washington DC & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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New York City
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Washington DC
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Yellowstone National Park
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New York City

— 4 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.
Do your shopping at Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co.. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Times Square, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, go for a walk through Central Park, and don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

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Johannesburg, South Africa to New York City is an approximately 26-hour travel. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Johannesburg to New York City. Traveling from Johannesburg in February, expect New York City to be much colder, temps between 9°C and -1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Washington DC

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial, ponder the world of politics at White House, take in the exciting artwork at Madame Tussauds DC, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Eastern Market.

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Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Washington DC are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 3 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some personalized pampering at Boiling River, trek along Elephant Back Mountain, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lehardy's Rapids.

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Traveling by journey from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in February, things will get cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around -2°C and lows about -18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails