8 days in West Point & Washington DC Itinerary

8 days in West Point & Washington DC Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, Drive to West Point
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West Point
— 1 night
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Drive to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Drive to Washington DC
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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West Point

— 1 night
West Point is a city in Clay County, Mississippi, in the Golden Triangle region of the state. To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our West Point online day trip planner.

New York City to West Point is an approximately 7-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in West Point are somewhat warmer (88°F), and nights are about the same (69°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in West Point

Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Washington DC

— 5 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gettysburg National Military Park and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Confederate Trails of Gettysburg (in Gettysburg), Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary (in Lothian) and Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary, view the masterpieces at Torpedo Factory Art Center, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Washington DC online journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from West Point to Washington DC. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from West Point to Washington DC. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips