5 days in Mid Atlantic Itinerary

5 days in Mid Atlantic Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mid Atlantic sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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Washington DC
— 1 day
Train
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New York City
— 3 nights
Drive
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Southampton
— 1 night
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Drive to John F Kennedy International Airport, Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Drive to Washington DC

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Washington DC

— 1 day
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 2nd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC sightseeing planning site.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Washington DC. In August in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

New York City

— 3 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and 9/11 Memorial. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Times Square, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our New York City trip planner.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Southampton.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Southampton

— 1 night
On the 6th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Meschutt Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Ponquogue Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Shinnecock East County Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Southampton trip planner.

Traveling by car from New York City to Southampton takes 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in August, expect Southampton to be little chillier, temps between 77°F and 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Southampton

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors