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

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

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

Brisbane
Fly:  22​h 45​min
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
Boston
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
Washington DC
— 4 nights
train + bus + Fly:  22​h
Brisbane

7
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read New York City online road trip planner .

Brisbane, Australia to New York City is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 15 hours. In April, New York City is a bit cooler than Brisbane - with highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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.
Boston is known for museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, stop by Brookline Booksmith, browse the collection at Boston Public Library, and stroll through Boston Common.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New York City to Boston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in April, Boston is little chillier at night with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Boston

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trips

Cambridge, Brookline Booksmith
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

4
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Boston to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in April; daily highs in Washington DC reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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