17 days in New York State, New Jersey & Boston Itinerary

17 days in New York State, New Jersey & Boston Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner

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Bronx
— 1 night
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Sandy Hook
— 2 nights
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Monroe
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Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Buffalo Niagara International Airport, Drive to Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
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Boston
— 4 nights
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Bronx

— 1 night

Boogie Town

The northernmost New York City borough, the Bronx has many claims to fame, including being the birthplace of hip-hop and home of the New York Yankees.
On the 18th (Sun), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bronx Zoo.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bronx vacation planning tool.

San Diego to Bronx is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Bronx is 3 hours. In February, Bronx is colder than San Diego - with highs of 42°F and lows of 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Bronx

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Highlights from your trip

New York City

— 6 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get a sense of the local culture at 9/11 Memorial and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and contemplate the long history of Ellis Island.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New York City travel route planning website.

New York City is just a short distance from Bronx. In February, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Sandy Hook.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Sandy Hook

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): kick back and relax at Gunnison Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Gateway National Recreation.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Sandy Hook trip maker site.

Traveling by car from New York City to Sandy Hook takes 1.5 hours. February in Sandy Hook sees daily highs of 42°F and lows of 26°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Monroe.

Things to do in Sandy Hook

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Monroe

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Monroe trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Sandy Hook to Monroe in 2 hours. Traveling from Sandy Hook in February, expect Monroe to be a bit cooler, temps between 37°F and 20°F. On the 26th (Mon), you're off to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Monroe

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Niagara Falls

— 3 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Reservoir State Park and then Head underground at Cave of the Winds. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Niagara Wine Trail USA.

Discover how to plan a Niagara Falls trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Monroe to Niagara Falls. February in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 33°F and lows of 18°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Boston

— 4 nights

Beantown

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Race Point Beach and Long Point. Kids will enjoy Brookline Booksmith and Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Nantasket Beach (in Hull), Walden Pond State Reservation (in Concord) and Provincetown (Wood End Lighthouse & Herring Cove Beach). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Louisburg Square and contemplate the long history of Granary Burying Ground.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Boston trip maker site.

Fly from Niagara Falls to Boston in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 43°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

New York State travel guide

4.5
Observation Decks · Scenic Walking Areas · Monuments
The Empire State
Home to the country's most populous city, the state of New York is a major gateway for immigration into the United States, but also one of the nation's prime holiday destinations. Take a trip down the state's numerous wilderness trails and scenic roads to visit quaint small towns, sandy beaches, historical estates, and artist colonies. Though the majority of visitors head for the big-city restaurants, theaters, and museums, you can venture deeper into the rugged and remote mountain areas to discover a world of picturesque forests, rivers, mountains, and lakes. New York also boasts the nation's largest forest preserve, encompassing much of the northeastern lobe of the state.

New Jersey travel guide

3.9
Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.