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

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

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

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
New York City
— 4 nights
train:  4​h 30​min
3
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Los Angeles

3
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes International Spy Museum, Washington Monument, National Air and Space Museum, and other attractions. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, get a sense of history and politics at Supreme Court, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, then ponder the world of politics at White House, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner .

Los Angeles to Washington DC is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Washington DC, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Washington DC: highs are around 89°F and lows about 73°F. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
International Spy Museum ©
International Spy Museum
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans 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 Chelsea Market, Eataly, Brooklyn Bridge, and other attractions you added. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Times Square, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, appreciate the history behind Tiffany Street Clock at 5th Ave., and walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New York City online travel route planner .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in New York City sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 71°F at night. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Old South Meeting House and Super Duck Tours. On the 6th (Tue), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Castle Island Brewery. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Patt's Blueberry Farm, then shop like a local with Old South Meeting House, then explore and take pictures at Fenway Park, and finally stroll around Boston Public Garden.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Boston trip itinerary tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New York City in August since evenings lows in Boston dip to 65°F. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Shopping Parks Tours

Side Trips

Castle Island Brewery, Patt's Blueberry Farm
Highlights from your plan
Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

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