8 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

8 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Bus:  18 h 30 min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  19 h
End: New Delhi

3
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at 9/11 Memorial and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Let the collections at American Museum of Natural History and New York Public Library capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, go for a walk through Central Park, and explore the striking landscape of Hamilton Grange National Memorial.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip builder app.

New Delhi, India to New York City is an approximately 18.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to New York City is minus 10.5 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in May: high temperatures in New York City hover around 24°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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 Gallery of Art and National Air and Space Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Antietam National Battlefield and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, contemplate the long history of Georgetown University, and stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC attractions planner.

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Washington DC, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Antietam National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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