8 days in Boston, Philadelphia & New York City Itinerary

8 days in Boston, Philadelphia & New York City Itinerary

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8 days in Boston, Philadelphia & New York City Itinerary

Start: Tokyo
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Boston
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Tokyo

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.
On the 22nd (Fri), contemplate the long history of The Paul Revere House and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery, get a new perspective on nature at Harvard Museum of Natural History, then admire the masterpieces at Otis House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Church, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Louisburg Square.

Make your Boston itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Tokyo, Japan to Boston is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 14 hours traveling from Tokyo to Boston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tokyo in March, expect Boston to be slightly colder, temps between 7°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cambridge
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Mount Auburn Cemetery ©
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Otis House ©
Otis House

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 24th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then admire the masterpieces at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and finally ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

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You can fly from Boston to Philadelphia in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Boston in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Philadelphia, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts ©

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.
9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel will appeal to history buffs. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New York City itinerary planner.

Getting from Philadelphia to New York City by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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