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

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

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

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Baltimore
— 5 nights
train:  45​min
3
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: New York City

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Coney Island USA. Get some cultural insight at 9/11 Memorial and Ground Zero Museum Workshop. Visit Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Brooklyn Heights Promenade for their historical value. Step out of New York City with an excursion to Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site in Hyde Park--about 1h 50 min away. There's more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our New York City travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New York City. In July, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Baltimore.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Brooklyn
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5
nights
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Gettysburg National Military Park and Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fort McHenry National Monument and Gettysburg National Cemetery. Venture out of the city with trips to Hagley Museum and Library (in Wilmington), Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, Dobbin House Tavern, & more) and Choo Choo Barn (in Strasburg). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Rock Ford Plantation, stroll around Federal Hill Park, get engrossed in the history at The State Museum of Pennsylvania, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baltimore Basilica.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Baltimore travel planner.

Getting from New York City to Baltimore by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Baltimore can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Lancaster, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Hagley Museum and Library, The State Museum of Pennsylvania
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and Kenmore Plantation and Gardens. Get some cultural insight at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Manassas National Battlefield Park (in Manassas) and Fredericksburg (The Rising Sun Tavern & Old Town). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, examine the collection at National Museum of Women in the Arts, and contemplate the long history of Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by train from Baltimore to Washington DC takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Manassas National Battlefield Park
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