3 days in New Jersey & Washington DC Itinerary

3 days in New Jersey & Washington DC Itinerary

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North Wildwood
— 1 day
Washington DC
— 2 nights


North Wildwood — 1 day

North Wildwood is a city located on the Jersey Shore in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cape May County Park & Zoo and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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New York City to North Wildwood is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In June, daytime highs in North Wildwood are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Washington DC.
Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Washington DC — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, get your bearings at Library of Congress, then pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial.

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Traveling by car from North Wildwood to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from North Wildwood in June, you will find days in Washington DC are somewhat warmer (86°F), and nights are about the same (69°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

New Jersey travel guide

Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.