14 days in Washington DC, Charleston & New York City Itinerary

14 days in Washington DC, Charleston & New York City Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Charleston
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 6 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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planner.

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Joint Base Andrews. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

Charleston

— 4 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Charleston Fossil Adventures, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Folly Beach Public Beach, and steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read Charleston trip planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Charleston in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

New York City

— 6 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.
When in New York City, make a side trip to see Bronx Zoo in Bronx, approximately Bronx away. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Charleston to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in New York City, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips