4 days in New York City & Boston Itinerary

4 days in New York City & Boston Itinerary

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4 days in New York City & Boston Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Boston
— 2 nights
bus:  6​h 30​min
End: Burlington

1
day
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.
To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New York City trip maker app .

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in December: high temperatures in New York City hover around 10°C and lows are around 2°C. On the 8th (Sun), you'll travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Nightlife Parks Tours

2
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.
On the 8th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, stroll around Boston Common, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Boston trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in Boston reach 7°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Marginal Way Walkway
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Common ©
Boston Common

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