20 days in New York City, Washington DC & Montreal Itinerary

20 days in New York City, Washington DC & Montreal Itinerary

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20 days in New York City, Washington DC & Montreal Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly + bus:  19​h
1
New York City, United States
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
New York City, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Montreal, Canada
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

9
nights
New York City, United States

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 Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden, 9/11 Memorial, and other attractions you added. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Philadelphia Museum of Art and Eastern State Penitentiary. Venture out of the city with trips to Philadelphia (Rocky Statue & Food Tours). There's much more to do: stroll through Central Park, stroll around Bryant Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and go for a walk through Times Square.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in November, with highs in New York City at 16°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trip

Philadelphia
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

1
night
Washington DC, United States

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.
On the 20th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, and finally explore the galleries of U.S. Naval Academy. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of African American History and Culture, and then appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Washington DC day trip app .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, U.S. Naval Academy
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Walking tours

4
nights
New York City, United States

New York City
See even more of New York City: explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art, take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Church, take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, and make a trip to Broadway.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Mon) before leaving for Montreal.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites
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The Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art
Broadway ©
Broadway
Brooklyn Bridge ©
Brooklyn Bridge

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nights
Montreal, Canada

Montreal ©
Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
You've added City Hall, Notre-Dame Basilica, Place des Arts, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Place d'Armes. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, browse the fresh offerings at Jean-Talon Market, then see the interesting displays at Grevin Montreal, and finally stroll around Mount Royal Park.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Montreal online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Montreal takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in November, things will get slightly colder in Montreal: highs are around 6°C and lows about 0°C. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Montreal

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Mount Royal Park ©
Mount Royal Park
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica

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