8 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

8 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights

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Washington DC

— 2 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: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC road trip tool.

New York City to Washington DC is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in May, you will find days in Washington DC are somewhat warmer (76°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

New York City

— 5 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and walk around The High Line.

For maps and tourist information, go to the New York City road trip planning app.

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 65°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods