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
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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New York City

— 4 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Visiting Narwhal Yacht Charters and Gateway National Recreation will get you outdoors. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and Kalustyan's. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Times Square, take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our New York City road trip planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to New York City is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Prague to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Prague in July, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Washington DC

— 3 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.
Get some historical perspective at Antietam National Battlefield and Washington National Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and meet the residents at National Zoological Park.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Washington DC day trip planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Washington DC are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip