17 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

17 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

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New York City
— 6 nights
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Washington DC
— 10 nights

6
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 51-53 Christopher Street and The Met Cloisters. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ground Zero Museum Workshop and SoHo. There's much more to do: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, wander the streets of Greenwich Village, stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, and admire the striking features of The Oculus.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our New York City day trip planning app.

Seattle to New York City is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in September, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 80°F and 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
The Morgan Library & Museum ©
The Morgan Library & Museum
Speed Boats Tours

10
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.
Head to The Mansion on O and Georgetown Flea Marketfor plenty of shopping. The Phillips Collection and Clara Barton's Missing Soldiers Office Museum will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, visit Georgetown, explore the historical opulence of Smithsonian Institution Building, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Congressional Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip planning website.

Take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Phillips Collection ©
The Phillips Collection
Smithsonian American Art Museum ©
Smithsonian American Art Museum

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