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

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

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

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Boston
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  3​h
4
New York City
— 8 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Buenos Aires

6
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 Tiles For America. Head to Fifth Avenue and The Strand Bookstorefor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip maker app .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to New York City is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to New York City due to the time zone difference. In May in New York City, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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.
Get some cultural insight at National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Museum-lovers will get to explore United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to Bloomery Plantation Distillery in Charles Town--about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, deepen your understanding at Georgetown University, and wander the streets of Old Town.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip maker .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arlington, Old Town
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Fine Arts and John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Orchard House and Freedom Trail. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Newbury Street, get a taste of the local shopping with Copley Square, make a trip to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Boston road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in May; daily highs in Boston reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Brookline Booksmith, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House

8
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Visit Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and Trinity Church for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Tenement Museum and The Morgan Library & Museum. Explore New York City further: stop by Tiffany & Co., admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, and explore and take pictures at The High Line.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip maker tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Mills at Jersey Gardens
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The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
Tenement Museum ©
Tenement Museum
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum ©
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

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