11 days in New York City, New Jersey & Washington DC Itinerary

11 days in New York City, New Jersey & Washington DC Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner

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New York City
— 4 nights
Jersey City
— 2 nights
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to Mahwah
— 1 night
Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Lahore


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.
Get in touch with nature at Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours and East River Waterfront Esplanade. Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History capture your imagination. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial, and look for gifts at FAO Schwarz.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the New York City road trip website.

Lahore, Pakistan to New York City is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lahore to New York City is minus 10 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Lahore in March: high temperatures in New York City hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Jersey City.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors
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Jersey City

— 2 nights
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, after Newark. On the 15th (Sun), explore the landscape on two wheels at Henry Hudson Trail, walk around Bliss Price Arboretum and Wildlife Sanctuary, and then kick back and relax at 8th Ave Jetty. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area, tour the water at your own pace with Bridge Marina, and then look for gifts at Sparta Books.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Jersey City driving holiday planner.

Jersey City is just a short distance from New York City. In March, daytime highs in Jersey City are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in Jersey City

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Transportation

Side Trips

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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.
On the 17th (Tue), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, and then grab your bike and head to Mount Vernon Trail.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC tour itinerary planning site.

Fly from Jersey City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Jersey City in March, you will find days in Washington DC are somewhat warmer (15°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mahwah.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 16 — 18:


— 1 night
Mahwah is a township in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. On the 19th (Thu), immerse yourself in nature at Nyack Beach State Park, admire the majestic nature at Hook Mountain State Park, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Ramapo Mountain State Forest.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mahwah itinerary app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Washington DC to Mahwah. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in March: high temperatures in Mahwah hover around 9°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mahwah

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 18 — 19:

New Jersey travel guide

The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.