4 days in New York City & Boston Itinerary

4 days in New York City & Boston Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

Make it your trip
Train
1
New York City
— 1 night
Fly
2
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly

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New York City

— 1 night

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
On the 28th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, then see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Met Cloisters, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then get a taste of the local shopping with SoHo.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary tool.

Philadelphia to New York City is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Boston

— 2 nights

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.
On the 30th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, then get engrossed in the history at USS Constitution Museum, and then take a stroll through North End. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Old North Church & Historic Site, then take a stroll through Waterfront, then take an in-depth tour of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, and finally browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Boston trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to Boston in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Boston when traveling from New York City in July, with lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping