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

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

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

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  7​h
1
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Boston
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h
3
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h
End: Salt Lake City

2
nights
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.
You've added George Washington's Mount Vernon, Washington Monument, White House, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and National World War II Memorial. Do some cultural sightseeing at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and National Museum of African American History and Culture. It doesn't end there: stroll through National Zoological Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC day trip app .

Salt Lake City to Washington DC is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Washington DC is 2 hours. Traveling from Salt Lake City in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Washington DC, with lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

George Washington's Mount Vernon
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1
night
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.
You've now added Freedom Trail to your itinerary.

To find out how to plan a trip to Boston, use our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in May, expect Boston to be slightly colder, temps between 67°F and 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Old North Church & Historic Site ©
Old North Church & Historic Site
New England Holocaust Memorial ©
New England Holocaust Memorial

4
nights
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes The Lion King, New York Public Library, Times Square, and other attractions you added. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park. You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Val-Kill Cottage (in Hyde Park) and Fishkill Ridge (in Beacon). Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to New York City in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, Fishkill Ridge
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt ©
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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