5 days in Washington DC, Indianapolis & New York City Itinerary

5 days in Washington DC, Indianapolis & New York City Itinerary

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5 days in Washington DC, Indianapolis & New York City Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  14​h
1
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Indianapolis
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Sao Paulo

1
night
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 2nd (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and finally see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC tour itinerary builder .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Washington DC is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight, bus, and subway. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in July, expect Washington DC to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Indianapolis.

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
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

1
night
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Sodalis Nature Park, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then identify plant and animal life at Holliday Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Indianapolis road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Indianapolis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Washington DC in July, with highs in Indianapolis at 33°C and lows at 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Wildlife Parks Trails

Side Trip

Sodalis Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Sodalis Nature Park ©
Sodalis Nature Park
Holliday Park ©
Holliday Park
Room Escape Games

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.
On the 4th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Indianapolis to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Indianapolis in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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