7 days in Boston & Cambridge Itinerary

7 days in Boston & Cambridge Itinerary

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7 days in Boston & Cambridge Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  3​h
1
Boston
— 3 nights
taxi:  15​min
2
Cambridge
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
End: New York City

3
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've now added Boston Segway Tours to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, engage your brain at Museum of Science, browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library.

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New York City to Boston is an approximately 3-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in April: high temperatures in Boston hover around 56°F and lows are around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Tours Parks
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

3
nights
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Best known as the location of two internationally renowned universities, Cambridge sits just across the Charles River from Boston.
You've now added Cambridge Historical Tours to your itinerary. On the 19th (Fri), learn more about the world around you at Harvard Museum of Natural History, then take in the architecture and design of Harvard University, then steep yourself in history at Minute Man National Historical Park, and finally contemplate the long history of North Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery, then explore the activities along Walden Pond State Reservation, and then get in on the family fun at Canobie Lake Park.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Cambridge trip itinerary tool .

Cambridge is just a short distance from Boston. In April in Cambridge, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 40°F at night. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Concord, Canobie Lake Park
Highlights from your plan
Walden Pond State Reservation ©
Walden Pond State Reservation
North Bridge ©
North Bridge
Canobie Lake Park ©
Canobie Lake Park

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