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

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

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

Start: Accra
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
New York City
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Accra

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.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, get a taste of the local shopping with Faneuil Hall Marketplace, stroll around Boston Common, and get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Boston journey planner .

Accra, Ghana to Boston is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Accra to Boston, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Accra in October, things will get cooler in Boston: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Tours
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC route builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Boston to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Boston in October, you will find days in Washington DC are a bit warmer (25°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to 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
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

7
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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire all the interesting features of The High Line, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October in New York City, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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