17 days in Washington DC, Fire Island & New York City Itinerary

17 days in Washington DC, Fire Island & New York City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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Washington DC
— 7 nights
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Fire Island
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Washington DC

— 7 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 National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Fell's Point (in Baltimore) and George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, hunt for treasures at Eastern Market, take in the exciting artwork at Madame Tussauds DC, and see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Washington DC holiday planner.

Oslo, Norway to Washington DC is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Oslo to Washington DC is minus 6 hours. When traveling from Oslo in August, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 25°C at night. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll travel to Fire Island.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Fire Island

— 2 nights
Fire Island is the large center island of the outer barrier islands parallel to the south shore of Long Island, New York. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Fire Island Lighthouse, admire the majestic nature at Robert Moses State Park, and then delve into the lush surroundings at The Sunken Forest. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Ocean Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Fire Island travel site.

Drive from Washington DC to Fire Island in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect Fire Island to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Fire Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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.
Let the collections at 9/11 Memorial and American Museum of Natural History capture your imagination. Shop till you drop at Fifth Avenue and SoHo. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and get maximum retail therapy with Shopping Girlfriend NYC.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read New York City sightseeing planner.

Drive from Fire Island to New York City in 2 hours. In August in New York City, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites