24 days in New York City, Washington DC & Miami Itinerary

24 days in New York City, Washington DC & Miami Itinerary

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24 days in New York City, Washington DC & Miami Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  12​h
1
New York City
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Miami
— 7 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Barcelona

8
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Gateway National Recreation in Sandy Hook, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City travel route planning site .

Barcelona, Spain to New York City is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to New York City is minus 6 hours. In August, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Gateway National Recreation
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©

7
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Visit Gettysburg National Military Park and Tomb of the Unknowns for their historical value. When in Washington DC, make a side trip to see Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides in Gettysburg, approximately 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get a sense of history and politics at The White House.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Washington DC are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Gettysburg
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

7
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
You'll explore and learn at Vizcaya Museum & Gardens and Wynwood Walls. Art Deco Historic District and Lincoln Road will appeal to history buffs. Explore Miami's surroundings by going to Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands (in Boynton Beach), Everglades National Park (Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail, Anhinga Trail, & more) and Panther Ridge Conservation Center (in Wellington). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Wakodahatchee Wetlands, browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace, tour the water at your own pace with Mack's Fish Camp - Tours, and admire the natural beauty at Butterfly World.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Miami day trip planning app .

Do a combination of flight and tram from Washington DC to Miami in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 30°C in Miami. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Everglades National Park, Wakodahatchee Wetlands, Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands, To the Moon
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Panther Ridge Conservation Center ©
Panther Ridge Conservation Center
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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