11 days in New York State & Boston Itinerary

11 days in New York State & Boston Itinerary

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11 days in New York State & Boston Itinerary

New York City
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
bus + Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
Boston
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
Noyack
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Great River
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
New York City
— 3 nights
New York City

2
days
Niagara Falls

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 12th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Niagara Falls. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then look for gifts at Smokin Joes Native Center.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner.

New York City to Niagara Falls is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in October, expect Niagara Falls to be a bit cooler, temps between 59°F and 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Shopping
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Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds
Bridal Veil Falls

3
days
Boston

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Take a break from the city and head to Blue Hills Reservation and Charles River Esplanade. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Blue Hills Trailside Museum (in Milton) and Parker River National Wildlife Refuge (in Newburyport). There's much more to do: take a stroll through North End, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rose Kennedy Greenway, and don't miss a visit to Louisburg Square.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Boston travel planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Boston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Boston when traveling from Niagara Falls in October, with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Noyack.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Milton, Parker River National Wildlife Refuge
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Blue Hills Reservation
Blue Hills Trailside Museum

1
day
Noyack

Noyack is a hamlet and census-designated place in Suffolk County, New York, United States. On the 17th (Tue), do a tasting at Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Noyack itinerary maker.

Getting from Boston to Noyack by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Boston in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 55°F in Noyack. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Great River.

Things to do in Noyack

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trip

Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard
Highlights from your plan

1
day
Great River

Great River is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) located in the Town of Islip, Suffolk County, New York, United States. On the 18th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Bayard Cutting Arboretum and then head off the coast to Fire Island National Seashore.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Great River travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Noyack to Great River by car takes about 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Noyack in October since evenings lows in Great River dip to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Great River

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Fire Island National Seashore
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Bayard Cutting Arboretum
Fire Island National Seashore

4
days
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.
Get in touch with nature at Teatown Lake Reservation and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, make a trip to Empire State Building, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock Observation Deck.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New York City travel planner.

Traveling by car from Great River to New York City takes 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Great River in October, with lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Teatown Lake Reservation
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Central Park
Times Square
Fifth Avenue

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