10 days in Washington DC, Boston & New York City Itinerary

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Washington DC
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Boston
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New York City
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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.
National Gallery of Art and Capitol Hill are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kids will appreciate attractions like National Air and Space Museum and Washington Monument. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary builder app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Washington DC is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Dubai to Washington DC. Traveling from Dubai in October, things will get colder in Washington DC: highs are around 25°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for the flight to Boston.
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Boston — 3 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Old State House and Hancock-Clarke House. Kids will appreciate attractions like John F. Kennedy National Historic Site and Freedom Trail. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Mapparium and steep yourself in history at Buckman Tavern.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Boston vacation planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Boston by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC in October, expect nights in Boston to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to fly to New York City.
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New York City — 3 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore 9/11 Memorial and New York Public Library. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Brooklyn Heights Promenade and Dumbo. There's much more to do: go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of World Trade Center Memorial Foundation.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City route planner.

You can fly from Boston to New York City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Boston in October, with highs in New York City at 24°C and lows at 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
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