8 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

8 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Washington DC
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New York City
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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 Library of Congress, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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Memphis to Washington DC is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Memphis in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Washington DC, with highs around 71°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites

New York City

— 4 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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, stroll around The High Line, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

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You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. October in New York City sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods