3 days in Bronx & Washington DC Itinerary

3 days in Bronx & Washington DC Itinerary

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3 days in Bronx & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  30​min
1
Bronx
— 1 day
train:  3​h 45​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
day
Bronx

Bronx ©
The northernmost New York City borough, the Bronx has many claims to fame, including being the birthplace of hip-hop and home of the New York Yankees.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bronx Zoo, make a trip to Flinn Gallery, and then steep yourself in history at Square House Museum.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bronx tour itinerary planner .

New York City to Bronx is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a subway. In December, daily temperatures in Bronx can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Bronx

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Square House Museum, Flinn Gallery
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Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
Flinn Gallery ©
Flinn Gallery

2
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.
On the 21st (Sat), ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Washington DC travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Bronx to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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