11 days in Boston, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

11 days in Boston, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

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11 days in Boston, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

London
Fly + bus:  9​h 45​min
Boston
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
London

2
days
Boston

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.
On the 30th (Mon), admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Boston trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Boston. In July, Boston is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

3
days
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.
Kids will enjoy National Air and Space Museum and Tidal Basin. The adventure continues: stroll through Smithsonian National Zoological Park, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Boston to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Boston in August, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

4
days
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.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, contemplate the long history of Federal Hall, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, and get great views at Top of the Rock Observation Deck.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New York City trip builder.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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