17 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

17 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

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17 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
1
Washington DC
— 13 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

13
nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at The Pentagon, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC online trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial and then don't miss a visit to Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Times Square, and then admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary builder tool .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. October in New York City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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