15 days in New York City, Berkshires & Boston Itinerary

15 days in New York City, Berkshires & Boston Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation planner

You are viewing a shared plan.  Customize plan

Route & dates

15 days in New York City, Berkshires & Boston Itinerary

London
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Charlemont
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Boston
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 45​min
London

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or Shopping Girlfriend NYC. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary builder tool .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in New York City reach 34°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Charlemont.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

3
days
Charlemont

Charlemont is a town in Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at A.L. Avery & Son General Store and Museum Facsimiles Outlet Store. Get some cultural insight at Norman Rockwell Museum and Clark Art Institute. Explore Charlemont's surroundings by going to Mount Greylock State Reservation (in Lanesboro), Sweet Brook Farm (in Williamstown) and Guido's Fresh Marketplace (in Pittsfield). On the 22nd (Wed), enjoy an adventurous day among the treetops at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Charlemont day trip website .

Drive from New York City to Charlemont in 3.5 hours. In August, Charlemont is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Charlemont

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Williamstown, Pittsfield, Norman Rockwell Museum, Mount Greylock State Reservation
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Norman Rockwell Museum
Norman Rockwell Museum
Clark Art Institute ©
Clark Art Institute

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Parson's Beach and Marginal Way Walkway. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cliff Walk and The Breakers. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Head of the Meadow Beach (in Truro), Rice Polak Gallery (in Provincetown) and Ogunquit Beach (in Ogunquit). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, look for gifts at Brookline Booksmith, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts.

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

You can drive from Charlemont to Boston in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Charlemont in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Boston, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Newport, Ogunquit, Head of the Meadow Beach, Parson's Beach, Rice Polak Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Parson's Beach
Parson's Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk