17 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

17 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

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17 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Sao Paulo

8
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Terra Blues as well as Aladdin - The Musical. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary maker website .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to New York City is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 22°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

4
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.
Take a break from Washington DC with a short trip to Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, about 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and ponder the world of politics at White House.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Washington DC sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Gettysburg National Military Park
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
New York City

Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): see the world from above with a helicopter tour. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Tenement Museum, take in panoramic vistas at One World Observatory, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds New York.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the New York City route planning site .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Tours Museums Outdoors
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Food Tours
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum ©
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

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