12 days in Boston, Connecticut & New York City Itinerary

12 days in Boston, Connecticut & New York City Itinerary

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12 days in Boston, Connecticut & New York City Itinerary

Exeter
Fly:  17​h 15​min
Boston
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
New Haven
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly + train:  13​h
Exeter

3
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.
Head to Brookline Booksmith and Harvard Book Storefor some retail therapy. Freedom Trail and Mount Auburn Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Boston with an excursion to Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House in Concord--about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, shop like a local with Faneuil Hall Marketplace, get to know the fascinating history of Louisburg Square, and wander the streets of Newbury Street.

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Exeter, UK to Boston is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Exeter to Boston, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Exeter in November, with highs in Boston at 13°C and lows at 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can catch the train to New Haven.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Cambridge, Brookline Booksmith, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
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Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Freedom Trail
Freedom Trail

1
day
New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery and then kick back and relax at Hammonasset Beach State Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the New Haven route site

You can take a train from Boston to New Haven in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in New Haven, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in New Haven

Beaches Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Hammonasset Beach State Park
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Hammonasset Beach State Park ©
Hammonasset Beach State Park
Yale University Art Gallery
Yale University Art Gallery

6
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.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Fifth Avenue and American Museum of Natural History. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Times Square, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and go for a walk through Central Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our New York City online travel planner

Drive from New Haven to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from New Haven in November, New York City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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