6 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

6 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

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6 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

New York City
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
New York City

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fifth Avenue and Ellis Island. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, contemplate the waterfront views at Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and look for gifts at The Strand Bookstore.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the New York City travel website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New York City. March in New York City sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): meet the residents at National Zoological Park, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and then explore the activities along Tidal Basin. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from New York City in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 55°F by day to 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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