12 days in New York City, Philadelphia & Boston Itinerary

12 days in New York City, Philadelphia & Boston Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vancouver
Fly + Bus:  9 h 15 min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Philadelphia
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Vancouver

5
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and stroll around The High Line.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to New York City is an approximately 9.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Vancouver to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, New York City is somewhat warmer than Vancouver - with highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

4
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Philadelphia is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, take in nature's colorful creations at Chanticleer, and have some family-friendly fun at Urban Axes Philadelphia.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia online journey planner.

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Chanticleer
Highlights from your plan
Chanticleer ©
Chanticleer
Wissahickon Valley Park ©
Wissahickon Valley Park
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and finally walk around Rose Kennedy Greenway. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at Museum of Science and then examine the collection at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Boston trip itinerary app.

Fly from Philadelphia to Boston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Philadelphia in June: high temperatures in Boston hover around 28°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Cambridge
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Mount Auburn Cemetery ©
Mount Auburn Cemetery

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