8 days in Boston & New York City Itinerary

8 days in Boston & New York City Itinerary

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8 days in Boston & New York City Itinerary

Rome
Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
Boston
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 30​min
Rome

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Fenway Park, then look for gifts at Brookline Booksmith, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Boston visit planning site .

Rome, Italy to Boston is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Rome to Boston due to the time zone difference. In February, Boston is a bit cooler than Rome - with highs of 4°C and lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brookline Booksmith
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand central terminal, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our New York City 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. In February, New York City is a bit warmer than Boston - with highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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