15 days in Indianapolis, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

15 days in Indianapolis, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

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Start: Osaka
Fly:  22 h
1
Indianapolis
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
3
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Osaka

4
nights
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Indianapolis Museum of Art and Victory Field. Go for a jaunt from Indianapolis to Mooresville to see Anderson Orchard about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to Central Canal, see the interesting displays at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Indianapolis Zoo.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Indianapolis route planner.

Osaka, Japan to Indianapolis is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Osaka to Indianapolis is minus 14 hours. Traveling from Osaka in August, things will get little chillier in Indianapolis: highs are around 34°C and lows about 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sodalis Nature Park, Anderson Orchard
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Indianapolis Zoo ©
Indianapolis Zoo
Victory Field ©
Victory Field
Room Escape Games

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.
Explore hidden gems such as National Museum of the Marine Corps and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Venture out of the city with trips to Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts (in Vienna) and Great Falls Park (in McLean). There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Korean War Veterans Memorial, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, and examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC day trip planning website.

Fly from Indianapolis to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Indianapolis in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Washington DC. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Arlington, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, Great Falls Park, National Museum of the Marine Corps
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps
Korean War Veterans Memorial ©
Korean War Veterans Memorial
Great Falls Park ©
Great Falls Park

4
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Speed Boats Tours and Food Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Hyde Park (Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site & Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum) and Grounds For Sculpture (in Hamilton). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Central Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Empire State Building.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August in New York City, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Grounds For Sculpture
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Central Park ©
Central Park

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