9 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

9 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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9 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Cedar Rapids
Fly + Drive:  5​h
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Cedar Rapids

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wall Street, Brooklyn Bridge, Federal Hall, and other attractions you added. There's more to do: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip builder app .

Cedar Rapids to New York City is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cedar Rapids to New York City. Traveling from Cedar Rapids in July, New York City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 72°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sun) before leaving for Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
American Museum of Natural History ©

4
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Smithsonian Institution Building, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, and other attractions. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and contemplate the long history of Georgetown University.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Smithsonian Institution Building ©
Smithsonian Institution Building
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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