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

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

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

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Washington DC
— 1 night
train:  15​min
2
Alexandria
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Sat), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then explore the activities along Tidal Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at National Zoological Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary.

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Bengaluru, India to Washington DC is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and subway. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in March, expect Washington DC to be much colder, temps between 15°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Alexandria.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary
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Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

1
night
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Vernon Trail, identify plant and animal life at Hidden Oaks Nature Center, and then get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Alexandria attractions site .

Alexandria is very close to Washington DC. March in Alexandria sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Alexandria

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Arlington, Hidden Oaks Nature Center
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Hidden Oaks Nature Center ©
Hidden Oaks Nature Center
Mount Vernon Trail ©
Mount Vernon Trail

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.
Get in touch with nature at East River Waterfront Esplanade and Hamilton Grange National Memorial. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiles For America, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Fly from Alexandria to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Alexandria in March: highs in New York City hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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