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

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

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

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  9​h
1
Boston
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
New York City
— 5 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

3
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 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston Public Market, Freedom Trail, and other attractions you added.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston online tour itinerary builder .

Vancouver, Canada to Boston is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Boston is 3 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in September, expect nights in Boston to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Cambridge
Highlights from your plan
Beacon Hill ©
Beacon Hill
Harvard University ©
Harvard University
Newbury Street ©
Newbury Street

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bryant Park, Empire State Building, Grand Central Terminal, and other attractions you added. It doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip maker app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Boston in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in New York City. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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 day-by-day itinerary now includes National Mall, Lincoln Memorial, International Spy Museum, and other attractions you added. Get a sense of the local culture at Capitol Hill and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Georgetown and see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC day trip planner .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Washington DC are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. On the 14th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Hill ©
Capitol Hill
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Mall ©
National Mall

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