6 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

6 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation planner

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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 2 nights

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Washington DC

— 3 nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at White House, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Joint Base Andrews. In September, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then make a trip to Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and then wander the streets of Times Square.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New York City holiday site.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. September in New York City sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods