31 days in Boston & Santa Monica Itinerary

31 days in Boston & Santa Monica Itinerary

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Boston
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Santa Monica
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Boston

Boston ©

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.
Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Museum of Russian Icons (in Clinton), Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay) and Windblown Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing (in New Ipswich). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at New England Aquarium, make a trip to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Boston trip maker tool.

New York City to Boston is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 37°F, while at night they dip to 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Boston

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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Explore Santa Monica's surroundings by going to St. Mary Magdalen Chapel (in Camarillo), Malibu (Solstice Canyon, Point Dume State Beach and Preserve, &more) and Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara County Courthouse, Old Mission Santa Barbara, &more). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade, kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay, and take in the pleasant sights at 26-Mile Bike Path.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Santa Monica road trip planning website.

Getting from Boston to Santa Monica by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and tram. Traveling from Boston to Santa Monica, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in January, expect Santa Monica to be warmer, temps between 67°F and 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

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Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Wine Tours & Tastings

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