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

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

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

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
2
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: New York City

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Times Square, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and explore and take pictures at The High Line.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New York City online travel planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to New York City. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Boston Public Garden. Take a break from Boston with a short trip to Rockport Breakwater in Rockport, about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, get engrossed in the history at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, stroll through Boston Common, and browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Boston travel route planner .

Getting from New York City to Boston by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Boston, with lows of 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Rockport Breakwater, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Dolphin & Whale Watching
North End ©
North End

6
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'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gettysburg National Military Park and Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. Step out of Washington DC to go to Shenandoah National Park and see Skyline Drive, which is approximately 2 hours away. Spend the 14th (Sun) exploring nature at Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens. There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Korean War Veterans Memorial, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Boston to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, Washington DC is a bit warmer than Boston - with highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington National Cemetery, Skyline Drive
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