8 days in Queens & Bronx Itinerary

8 days in Queens & Bronx Itinerary

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8 days in Queens & Bronx Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Long Island City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Bronx
— 4 nights
bus:  15​min
3
Flushing
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
Long Island City

Long Island City ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the world behind art at MoMA PS1 and then immerse yourself in nature at Gantry Plaza State Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Long Island City tour itinerary planner.

Washington DC to Long Island City is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Washington DC in June, with highs in Long Island City at 79°F and lows at 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bronx.

Things to do in Long Island City

Nature Parks Museums
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Gantry Plaza State Park ©
Gantry Plaza State Park
MoMA PS1 ©
MoMA PS1

4
nights
Bronx

Bronx ©
The northernmost New York City borough, the Bronx has many claims to fame, including being the birthplace of hip-hop and home of the New York Yankees.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bronx: Sesame Place (in Langhorne), Bushkill Falls (in Bushkill) and The Celery Farm (in Allendale). There's still lots to do: stroll through Bronx Zoo, don't miss a visit to Little Italy in the Bronx, admire the natural beauty at New York Botanical Garden, and admire all the interesting features of Yankee Stadium.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bronx trip itinerary planner.

Bronx is just a stone's throw from Long Island City. In June, daily temperatures in Bronx can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Flushing.

Things to do in Bronx

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Sesame Place, Bushkill Falls, The Celery Farm
Highlights from your plan
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
Sesame Place ©
Sesame Place
Yankee Stadium ©
Yankee Stadium

2
nights
Flushing

Flushing ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Flushing: Gateway National Recreation (in Sandy Hook) and Belmar Beach (in Belmar).

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Flushing trip planner .

Flushing is just a short distance from Bronx. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Flushing

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

Bronx, Belmar Beach, Gateway National Recreation
Highlights from your plan
Queens Zoo ©
Queens Zoo
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
Yankee Stadium ©
Yankee Stadium