4 days in New York City & Virginia Itinerary

4 days in New York City & Virginia Itinerary

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4 days in New York City & Virginia Itinerary

Start: Newark
train:  30​min
1
New York City
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Newark

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Sat), admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial. On the next day, hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, then take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, and finally wander the streets of Fifth Avenue.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our New York City trip planning website .

Newark to New York City is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. December in New York City sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 36°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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Chincoteague Island

Chincoteague Island ©
Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
On the 24th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Chincoteague Bay Field Station, then stroll through Bike Depot, then stop by MamerSass, and finally view the masterpieces at Tryfan Gallery.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Chincoteague Island trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from New York City to Chincoteague Island takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Chincoteague Bay Field Station
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Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©
Chincoteague Bay Field Station ©
Chincoteague Bay Field Station
Tryfan Gallery ©
Tryfan Gallery

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