8 days in New York City, Washington DC & Ohio Itinerary

8 days in New York City, Washington DC & Ohio Itinerary

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8 days in New York City, Washington DC & Ohio Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Cleveland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: New York City

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: make a trip to Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planning tool .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to New York City. In April, daytime highs in New York City are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can 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 parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Washington DC itinerary app .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors
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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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night
Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): stroll through Cleveland Metroparks, admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and then see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cleveland vacation builder .

Fly from Washington DC to Cleveland in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in April, expect Cleveland to be little chillier, temps between 57°F and 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland Metroparks ©
Cleveland Metroparks
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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