Road Trip from Washington DC to NYC

Washington, D.C. is the perfect city to start a road trip from. Not only does the nation's capital provide plenty of entertainment and adventure from the get-go, but its central location along the East Coast also opens up many cities as potential road trip destinations. What better city is there to travel to than New York City. There are so many East Coast highlights along the way that you can craft nearly any type of getaway as you make your way toward the Big Apple. Try this intriguing itinerary for some added fun on the way to NYC. Be prepared for the open road by visiting our checklist of road trip essentials.

Drive Time from Washington DC to New York City: approximately 4 hours
Distance from Washington DC to New York City: approximately 225 miles
Best car for this trip: Full-Size Car Rental


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