16 days in Boston & New York City Itinerary

16 days in Boston & New York City Itinerary

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16 days in Boston & New York City Itinerary

Start: Boston
1
Boston
— 12 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
2
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
End: Boston

12
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.
Get outdoors at Long Point and Old Silver Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Walden Pond State Reservation and Orchard House. Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Provincetown (Race Point Beach, Provincetown Town Hall, & more), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester) and The House of the Seven Gables (in Salem). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Corn Hill Beach, examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Boston online travel planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Boston. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in June, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Provincetown, Sandwich, Concord, Plymouth, Cambridge
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Walden Pond State Reservation ©
Walden Pond State Reservation

3
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 Statue of Liberty National Monument, Central Park Zoo and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Central Park Zoo and then don't miss a visit to Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, then wander the streets of Times Square, and finally admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip builder site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 65°F. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
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Central Park ©
Central Park
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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