9 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

9 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

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New York City
— 5 nights
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights

5
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 American Museum of Natural History, Statue of Liberty National Monument and Top of the Rock. Family-friendly places like Central Park and 9/11 Memorial will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building and take in the pleasant sights at Times Square.

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Greenville to New York City is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Greenville in April: high temperatures in New York City hover around °F and lows are around °F. On the 17th (Wed), you'll travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Tidal Basin and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at National Gallery of Art and Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Take a break from Washington DC with a short trip to Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, about 2h 45 min away. There's more to do: pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial and see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

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Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Skyline Drive
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Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

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