25 days in New York City, Milwaukee & Washington DC Itinerary

25 days in New York City, Milwaukee & Washington DC Itinerary

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New York City
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Milwaukee
— 8 nights
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Washington DC
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New York City
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New York City

New York City ©

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at 9/11 Memorial and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York Public Library and Ground Zero Museum Workshop will appeal to museum buffs. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Hyde Park (Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, &more) and Independence National Historical Park (in Philadelphia). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, take a stroll through SoHo, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City itinerary builder site.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to New York City is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kuwait City to New York City, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kuwait City in October, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in New York City: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Milwaukee.

Things to do in New York City

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Harley-Davidson Museum and Horicon Marsh. Do some cultural sightseeing at Milwaukee Art Museum and Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milwaukee: Manitowoc (Rahr-West Museum and Mansion & Wisconsin Maritime Museum), Volo Auto Museum (in Volo) and Old World Wisconsin (in Eagle). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Historic Third Ward, examine the collection at National Mustard Museum, explore the world behind art at Haggerty Museum of Art, and admire the striking features of Basilica of St. Josaphat.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Milwaukee route planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Milwaukee takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Milwaukee is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in October: high temperatures in Milwaukee hover around 19°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

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Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum
Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum
Horicon Marsh ©
Horicon Marsh

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and Capitol Hill. Museum-lovers will appreciate United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and National Museum of African American History and Culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Gettysburg (Jennie Wade House, Gettysburg National Cemetery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

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Traveling by flight from Milwaukee to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Milwaukee in October, with highs in Washington DC at 25°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Old Town ©
Old Town
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Jennie Wade House ©
Jennie Wade House

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take a stroll through Williamsburg, then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, then examine the collection at The Morgan Library & Museum, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of The Oculus, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel, race across the water with a speed boat tour, then go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and finally examine the collection at Tenement Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New York City sightseeing planner.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly; or drive. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Tenement Museum ©
Tenement Museum
The Morgan Library & Museum ©
The Morgan Library & Museum

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