23 days in Boston & New York City Itinerary

23 days in Boston & New York City Itinerary

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23 days in Boston & New York City Itinerary

Dublin
Fly + bus:  9​h
Boston
— 12 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
New York City
— 9 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 30​min
Dublin

12
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.
Visit Herring Cove Beach and Long Sands Beach for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Long Point and Crane Beach. Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay), Concord (Walden Pond State Reservation & Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House) and Hoxie House (in Sandwich). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Race Point Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Good Harbor Beach, and visit a coastal fixture at Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Boston trip itinerary builder site

Dublin, Ireland to Boston is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Dublin to Boston. Traveling from Dublin in August, things will get a bit warmer in Boston: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Provincetown, Cambridge, Ogunquit, Concord, Hoxie House
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Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach
Long Point ©
Long Point
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

10
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Gateway National Recreation and Jenkinson's Boardwalk. Take a break from the city and head to Bronx Zoo and Central Park Zoo. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, stroll through The High Line, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand central terminal.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip planner

Getting from Boston to New York City by combination of bus and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Boston in August, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Jenkinson's Boardwalk, Brooklyn Bridge, Bronx Zoo, Gateway National Recreation
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Gateway National Recreation ©
Gateway National Recreation

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