4 days in New York City, Rhode Island & Boston Itinerary

4 days in New York City, Rhode Island & Boston Itinerary

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4 days in New York City, Rhode Island & Boston Itinerary

Start: Newark
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New York City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Providence
— 1 night
3
Boston
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  3​h
End: Newark

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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.
On the 17th (Mon), explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial and then make a trip to Central Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take a stroll through Times Square, and then don't miss a visit to Empire State Building.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read New York City road trip planning tool .

Newark to New York City is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. December in New York City sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Providence.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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Providence

Providence
Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Providence visit planning site .

You can drive from New York City to Providence in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in December, expect little chillier with lows of 29°F in Providence. On the 19th (Wed), you'll travel to Boston.

Things to do in Providence

Parks Outdoors Museums

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Fenway Park, stop by Brookline Booksmith, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Boston trip planner .

Getting from Providence to Boston by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 43°F, and evening lows to 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Brookline Booksmith
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Brookline Booksmith ©
Brookline Booksmith

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