9 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

9 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

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9 days in New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Karachi
Fly + Drive:  24​h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Karachi

3
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, see the interesting displays at National Museum of the American Indian, make a trip to Stone Street Historic District, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary maker app .

Karachi, Pakistan to New York City is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pakistan Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from Karachi in August, things will get slightly colder in New York City: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get lost in a book at Noyes Library for Young Children, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the American Indian, then identify plant and animal life at Rock Creek Park Nature Center and Planetarium, and finally pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC tour itinerary planning website .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Noyes Library for Young Children
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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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