5 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

5 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

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New York City
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Washington DC
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New York City

— 2 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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

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Hyderabad, India to New York City is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll gain 10.5 hours traveling from Hyderabad to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Hyderabad in December; daily highs in New York City reach 10°C and lows reach 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

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 20th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

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Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums