9 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

9 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

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9 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  10​h 45​min
1
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

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.
National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History will appeal to museum buffs. National Gallery of Art and The National Archives Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and identify plant and animal life at Scott's Run Nature Preserve.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary tool .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Washington DC is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight, bus, and subway. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, flight, bus, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Washington DC is minus 6 hours. In August, Washington DC is somewhat warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary, Scott's Run Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Let the collections at American Museum of Natural History and Frick Collection capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Times Square, get a taste of the local shopping with Fifth Avenue, explore and take pictures at Central Park, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August in New York City, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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