11 days in Boston & Washington DC Itinerary

11 days in Boston & Washington DC Itinerary

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Boston
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Washington DC
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Boston

— 4 nights

Beantown

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay), Sandwich (Old King's Hwy & Sandwich Glass Museum) and Plymouth Rock (in Plymouth). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, engage your brain at Museum of Science, take in nature's colorful creations at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and stroll around Boston Common.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Boston trip itinerary site.

Los Angeles to Boston is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in April: high temperatures in Boston hover around 56°F and lows are around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 6 nights
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, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tidal Basin, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC vacation website.

Traveling by flight from Boston to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in April, things will get a bit warmer in Washington DC: highs are around 68°F and lows about 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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