8 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

8 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

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8 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Manchester

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and wander the streets of Times Square.

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Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Manchester in August, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online vacation planner .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Washington DC are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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