8 days in Boston & Crystal River Itinerary

8 days in Boston & Crystal River Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States itinerary planner

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Boston
— 4 nights
Fly to Tampa, Bus to Crystal River
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Crystal River
— 3 nights
Bus to SkyConnect Rental Car Facility Station, Fly to Newark

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Boston

— 4 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Newport (Cliff Walk & The Breakers), Plymouth Rock (in Plymouth) and Heritage Museums & Gardens (in Sandwich). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, stop by North End, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and let little ones run wild at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Boston trip itinerary planning website.

New York City to Boston is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in Boston hover around 43°F and lows are around 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Crystal River.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Crystal River

— 3 nights

The Gem of the Nature Coast

The jewel of Florida's Nature Coast, Crystal River spreads around spring-fed Kings Bay, known for maintaining a constant 22 C (72 F) temperature all year long.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Crystal River: Eisenhower Regional Recreation Center (in The Villages), Florida National Cemetery (in Bushnell) and Brownwood Farmer's Market (in Wildwood). And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, immerse yourself in nature at Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Three Sisters Springs, and contemplate the long history of Old Homosassa Veteran's Memorial.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Crystal River trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Boston to Crystal River takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, Crystal River is much warmer than Boston - with highs of 74°F and lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Crystal River

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips