7 days in Continental USA Itinerary

7 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Continental USA vacation maker

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New York City
— 3 nights
Drive
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
Train

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and Top of the Rock. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the New York City route maker website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New York City. April in New York City sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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.
Bring the kids along to Tidal Basin and National Zoological Park. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and ponder the world of politics at White House.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC day trip planner.

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, you will find days in Washington DC are somewhat warmer (68°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature