58 days in Boston, New York City & Raleigh Itinerary

58 days in Boston, New York City & Raleigh Itinerary

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58 days in Boston, New York City & Raleigh Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  5​h
1
Boston
— 17 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
2
New York City
— 20 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Raleigh
— 20 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Minneapolis

17
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Mashpee (Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Museum & Cape Cod Children's Museum), Plymouth (Brewster Gardens & Plymouth Rock) and Sandwich (Hoxie House, Heritage Museums & Gardens, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, take in nature's colorful creations at Highfield Hall & Gardens, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Boston trip builder .

Minneapolis to Boston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Minneapolis to Boston due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Falmouth, Sandwich, Concord, Eastham, Chatham
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

20
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Philadelphia (Christ Church, Philadelphia Distilling, & more), Valenzano Family Winery (in Shamong) and Crooked Eye Brewery (in Hatboro). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and make a trip to Rockefeller Center.

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

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in New York City are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Raleigh.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Philadelphia, Valenzano Family Winery, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Crooked Eye Brewery, Voelker Orth Museum
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

20
nights
Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Explore Raleigh's surroundings by going to The Carolina Basketball Museum (in Chapel Hill), Mebane (Lake Michael Park, Mebane Public Library, & more) and Burlington (Conservators Center, Haw River Trail & Paddle Trail, & more). The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at Urban Axes Durham, see the interesting displays at Airborne and Special Operations Museum, trek along Occoneechee Orange Speedway, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duke University Chapel.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Raleigh trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Raleigh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Raleigh, with highs around 88°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Durham, Mebane, Hillsborough, Clayton, Burlington
Highlights from your plan
Sylvan Heights Bird Park ©
Sylvan Heights Bird Park
Conservators Center ©
Conservators Center
Urban Axes Durham ©
Urban Axes Durham

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