8 days in Boston & Williamsburg Itinerary

8 days in Boston & Williamsburg Itinerary

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8 days in Boston & Williamsburg Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  3​h
1
Boston
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  6​h
2
Williamsburg
— 4 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
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.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, wander the streets of North End, and browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Boston trip site .

New York City to Boston is an approximately 3-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in September, with highs in Boston at 75°F and lows at 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

4
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Venture out of the city with trips to St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum (in Smithfield) and The Mariners' Museum & Park (in Newport News). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 4th (Fri) at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 5th (Sat) at Water Country USA. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, take in the exciting artwork at A Touch of Earth, stop by R.P. Wallace & Sons General Store, and get engrossed in the history at Historic Jamestowne.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Williamsburg trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Boston to Williamsburg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Boston, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Williamsburg, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

The Mariners' Museum & Park, St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum
Highlights from your plan
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg

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