7 days in Boston, New York City & Philadelphia Itinerary

7 days in Boston, New York City & Philadelphia Itinerary

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7 days in Boston, New York City & Philadelphia Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
1
Boston
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
2
New York City
— 4 nights
3
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Dallas

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): let the kids burn off some steam at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Boston day trip planning site .

Dallas to Boston is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March, Boston is cooler than Dallas - with highs of 43°F and lows of 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

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

4
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

For photos and tourist information, read New York City trip planning website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Boston in March, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 49°F and 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

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

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the architecture and design of University of Pennsylvania, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, admire all the interesting features of Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Education Center, then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia online trip itinerary builder .

You can take a bus from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Reading Terminal Market ©
Reading Terminal Market

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