5 days in Mid Atlantic Itinerary

5 days in Mid Atlantic Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mid Atlantic trip planner

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Washington DC
— 1 night
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Washington DC

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Tidal Basin, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Washington DC online trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Washington DC. March in Washington DC sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Kids will enjoy Central Park and New York Public Library. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, take a stroll through Times Square, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial.

For maps and other tourist information, use the New York City trip planner.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in March, you will find days in New York City are slightly colder (49°F), and nights are about the same (35°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods