36 days in New York City & New England Itinerary

36 days in New York City & New England Itinerary

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36 days in New York City & New England Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 11 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
2
Boston
— 9 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
3
Provincetown
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Sandwich
— 4 nights
taxi + ferry:  1​h 30​min
5
Nantucket
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: New York City

11
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and make a trip to Empire State Building.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip maker app .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to New York City. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in December, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

9
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Orchard House (in Concord) and Peabody Essex Museum (in Salem). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, have fun at Somerville Theatre, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and get curious at Museum of Science.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Boston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in Boston hover around 43°F and lows are around 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cambridge, Somerville Theatre, Peabody Essex Museum, Orchard House, Brookline Booksmith
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Mount Auburn Cemetery ©
Mount Auburn Cemetery

6
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Get out of town with these interesting Provincetown side-trips: Brewster (Nickerson State Park & Brewster Historical Society Museum), Orleans (Nauset Beach & Nauset Model Railroad Club) and Eastham (Nauset Light Beach, Salt Pond Visitor Center, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, browse the collection at Provincetown Library, take a leisurely stroll along MacMillan Wharf, and view the masterpieces at Left Bank Art Gallery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Provincetown road trip planning site .

You can ride a ferry from Boston to Provincetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Provincetown are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Eastham, Orleans, Brewster, Wellfleet
Highlights from your plan
Long Point ©
Long Point

4
nights
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Sandwich: Brewster Gardens (in Plymouth), Falmouth (Falmouth Museums on the Green, Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob), & more) and Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge (in Chatham). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, explore the galleries of Edward Gorey House, and contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Cod Canal.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sandwich trip maker tool .

You can drive from Provincetown to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. December in Sandwich sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Sandwich

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Falmouth, Plymouth, Yarmouth Port, Cape Cod Children's Museum, Cape Cod Canal
Highlights from your plan
Shining Sea Bikeway ©
Shining Sea Bikeway
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

5
nights
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Nantucket is known for museums, beaches, historic sites, breweries, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sea views from Great Point Light, tee off at Miacomet Golf Club, enjoy the sand and surf at Jetties Beach, and browse the collection at Nantucket Atheneum.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nantucket trip maker website .

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Sandwich to Nantucket in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sandwich in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Nantucket, with lows of 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nantucket

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Great Point Light ©
Great Point Light
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum
Miacomet Golf Club ©
Miacomet Golf Club

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