5 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

5 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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5 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Boston
bus + Fly:  3​h
1
Washington DC
— 2 nights
2
New York City
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
End: Boston

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, and then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

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Boston to Washington DC is an approximately 3-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in July; daily highs in Washington DC reach 89°F and lows reach 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, and see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial.

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Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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