39 days in Washington DC, New Jersey & New York City Itinerary

39 days in Washington DC, New Jersey & New York City Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 7 nights
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Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island
— 20 nights
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Brigantine
— 1 night
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Cape May
— 2 nights
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Vernon
— 2 nights
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New York City
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Antietam National Battlefield. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Skyline Drive (in Shenandoah National Park), Brandy Station Foundation (in Brandy Station) and Trinity Episcopal Church (in Upperville). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get a taste of the local shopping with North End Gallery, and take in the exciting artwork at The Arts Center in Orange.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC day trip app.

Nairobi Region, Kenya to Washington DC is an approximately 21-hour combination of car and flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Nairobi Region to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. In January, Washington DC is cooler than Nairobi Region - with highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ship Bottom.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

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Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island

Ship Bottom ©
Ship Bottom is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Barnegat Lighthouse State Park and Ship Bottom Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Barnegat Light Museum and Viking Village. There's more to do: look for gifts at Ron Jon Surf Shop and have some family-friendly fun at Hartland Miniature Golf & Arcade.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ship Bottom attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Washington DC to Ship Bottom. Expect little chillier evenings in Ship Bottom when traveling from Washington DC in January, with lows around -7°C. On the 31st (Thu), you're off to Brigantine.

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Barnegat Lighthouse State Park ©
Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
Barnegat Light Museum ©
Barnegat Light Museum
Ron Jon Surf Shop ©
Ron Jon Surf Shop

1
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Brigantine

Brigantine ©
Brigantine is an island city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Brigantine Beach, pick up some local products at Brigantine Farmers Market, and then admire the masterpieces at Noyes Museum of Art.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Brigantine vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ship Bottom to Brigantine. In January in Brigantine, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Cape May.

Things to do in Brigantine

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Brigantine Beach ©
Brigantine Beach
Noyes Museum of Art ©
Noyes Museum of Art
Brigantine Farmers Market ©
Brigantine Farmers Market

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Cape May

Cape May ©

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): get interesting insight from Cape May Carriage, browse the exhibits of World War II Lookout Tower, then enjoy the sea views from Cape May Lighthouse, then look for gifts at Kona Surf Co., and finally take an in-depth tour of Wildwood Historical Society - George F. Boyer Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): examine the collection at Lightship Overfalls, then steep yourself in history at Lewes Historical Society, and then grab your bike and head to Junction and Breakwater Trail.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cape May trip planner.

Getting from Brigantine to Cape May by car takes about an hour. February in Cape May sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vernon.

Things to do in Cape May

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World War II Lookout Tower ©
World War II Lookout Tower
Cape May Lighthouse ©
Cape May Lighthouse
Lewes Historical Society ©
Lewes Historical Society

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Vernon

Vernon ©
Vernon Township is a township in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): revel in the low prices at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, then take a memorable drive along Hawk's Nest Highway, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kadampa Meditation Center New York and World Peace Temple, and finally see the interesting displays at Zane Grey Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): hike along Pocono Environmental Education Center, then contemplate the long history of Millbrook Village historic site, and then look for gifts at Jacks Barn.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Vernon driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Cape May to Vernon takes 3.5 hours. In February, Vernon is slightly colder than Cape May - with highs of 3°C and lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Vernon

Shopping · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

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Woodbury Common Premium Outlets ©
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Millbrook Village historic site ©
Millbrook Village historic site

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway and Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge. Explore hidden gems such as Chelsea Market and Tarrywile Park & Mansion. Venture out of the city with trips to Ward Pound Ridge Reservation (in Cross River), Holtsville Ecology Site (in Holtsville) and Bliss Price Arboretum and Wildlife Sanctuary (in Eatontown).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New York City online trip maker.

Getting from Vernon to New York City by car takes about 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Vernon in February, with highs in New York City at 9°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors

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Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge ©
Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge
Chelsea Market ©
Chelsea Market
Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway ©
Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway

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