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

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

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

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Washington DC
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Boston
— 1 day
Fly + Bus:  3​h
3
New York City
— 12 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Buenos Aires

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Capitol Hill.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary builder website .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Washington DC is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Washington DC. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. You will leave for Boston on the 7th (Mon).

Things to do in Washington DC

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill

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day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, steep yourself in history at Buckman Tavern, shop like a local with Faneuil Hall Marketplace, then ponder the world of politics at Old State House, and finally contemplate the long history of Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Boston trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in October: highs in Boston hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, Buckman Tavern
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Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Old State House ©
Old State House
Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace

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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.
Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and Independence National Historical Park. Get outdoors at Bushkill Falls and Speed Boats Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Hyde Park (Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, & more), Woodbury Common Premium Outlets (in Central Valley) and Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (in Poughkeepsie). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, explore the world behind art at The Met Cloisters, appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, and wander the streets of Fifth Avenue.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New York City trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. 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 on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Philadelphia, Hyde Park, Brooklyn, Bushkill Falls, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
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