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

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

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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Boston
— 1 day
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New York City
— 12 nights
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Washington DC

— 2 nights
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.
On the 5th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC tour itinerary planning app.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Washington DC is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Argentina Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Washington DC are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 7th (Mon), you're off to Boston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Boston

— 1 day

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.
On the 7th (Mon), browse the exhibits of Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, steep yourself in history at Buckman Tavern, then don't miss a visit to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, then explore the galleries of Old State House, and finally steep yourself in history at Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Boston trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Washington DC to Boston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Boston, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

New York City

— 12 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Independence National Historical Park and Bushkill Falls. Get some cultural insight at 9/11 Memorial and Frick Collection. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (in Poughkeepsie), Hyde Park (Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, &more) and Woodbury Common Premium Outlets (in Central Valley). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary site.

Getting from Boston to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Boston in October: high temperatures in New York City hover around 24°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips