8 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

8 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock East Coast of USA sightseeing planner

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

— 2 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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

Philadelphia to Washington DC is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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New York City

— 5 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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our New York City online route planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October in New York City, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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