7 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

7 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

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New York City
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights

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New York City

New York City ©

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, take a stroll through Times Square, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our New York City trip maker tool.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, and finally get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip itinerary builder.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

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