7 days in London, New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

7 days in London, New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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New York City, United States
— 2 nights
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Washington DC, United States
— 2 nights
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Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Fly to Exeter International Airport, Drive to Bude

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London, United Kingdom

— 1 night

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
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Bude to London is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New York City.

Things to do in London

Nightlife · Tours · Fun & Games · Parks
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New York City, United States

— 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Brooklyn Bridge, Fifth Avenue, Statue of Liberty National Monument, and other attractions you added. On the 18th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, then appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, then take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, and finally admire the striking features of Empire State Building. On the next day, stroll through Central Park, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, have some family-friendly fun at The Rink at Rockefeller Center, then enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, and finally wander the streets of Times Square.

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Traveling by flight from London to New York City takes 11.5 hours. Traveling from London to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games · Shopping
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Washington DC, United States

— 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes White House as well as The Pentagon. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and then ponder the world of politics at White House. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at The Pentagon, then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, and finally ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

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You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly; or drive. December in Washington DC sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
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