18 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

18 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

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18 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  14​h
1
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 11 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and Fell's Point. Your inner history buff will appreciate Antietam National Battlefield and Tomb of the Unknowns. Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to Fort McHenry National Monument in Baltimore--about 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, wander the streets of Capitol Hill, and steep yourself in history at Old Town.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Washington DC is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight, bus, and subway. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Washington DC, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in August; daily highs in Washington DC reach 36°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Baltimore, Antietam National Battlefield, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Hill ©
Capitol Hill
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

11
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sam's Point Preserve and Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge. Get some historical perspective at Gateway National Recreation and St. James General Store. Venture out of the city with trips to Callie's Candy Kitchen (in Mountainhome), Wright's Farm and Fruit Stand (in Gardiner) and Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center (in Stroudsburg). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Quogue Wildlife Refuge, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, immerse yourself in nature at Island Beach State Park, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Orange County Arboretum, Alex Ferrone Gallery, Peconic River Herb Farm, Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, Gateway National Recreation
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Frick Collection ©
Frick Collection

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