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

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

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New York City
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 10 nights
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Koloa
— 6 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Economy Candy, then stop by Tiffany & Co., then explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and finally look for gifts at American Girl Place New York.

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Sydney, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Sydney to New York City. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in June; daily highs in New York City reach 31°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for the train ride to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

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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.
Bring the kids along to National Air and Space Museum and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. You'll discover tucked-away gems like National Gallery of Art and Breezy Point Beach. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Baltimore to see Fell's Point about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

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Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in Washington DC are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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New York City

Big Apple

Get in touch with nature at Bushkill Falls and Cupsogue Beach County Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Patrick's Cathedral and Tanger Outlets Riverhead. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Jones Farm (in Cornwall on Hudson), Bannerman Castle (in Cold Spring) and Woodbury Common Premium Outlets (in Central Valley). Enjoy New York City some more: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, stop by Callie's Pretzel Factory, don't miss a visit to Kadampa Meditation Center New York and World Peace Temple, and contemplate the long history of William Floyd Estate.

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You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in June, plan for little chillier days in New York City, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Koloa.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Koloa

Kōloa is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Relax by the water at Poipu Beach Park and Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach). Shop till you drop at Hawaiian Trading Post and The Koa Store. Venture out of the city with trips to Kauai Mini Golf & Botanical Gardens (in Kilauea), Waimea (Canyon Trail & Waimea Canyon State Park) and Hanalei (Scuba & Snorkeling & Hanalei Valley Lookout). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Na Pali Coast State Park, contemplate the long history of Kilohana, take an in-depth tour of Kauai Museum, and buy something for everyone on your list at Poipu Shopping Village.

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Traveling by flight from New York City to Koloa takes 16 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Koloa is minus 5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Koloa can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Koloa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips