9 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

9 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

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9 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  6​h
1
New York City
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Orlando

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.
You've added Spyscape, Central Park Zoo, Top of the Rock, and other attractions to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take in the pleasant sights at Times Square.

Before you visit New York City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Orlando to New York City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in September: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 22°C. You'll set off for Washington DC on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Heights Promenade
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Brooklyn Heights Promenade ©
Brooklyn Heights Promenade
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, National World War II Memorial, Washington Monument, and other attractions you added. Popular historic sites such as Capitol Hill and National Mall are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Korean War Veterans Memorial and Vietnam Veterans Memorial. There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC online tour builder .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

George Washington's Mount Vernon
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National Mall ©
National Mall
George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon
Capitol Hill ©
Capitol Hill

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