8 days in New York City, Boston & Washington DC Itinerary

8 days in New York City, Boston & Washington DC Itinerary

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8 days in New York City, Boston & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
2
Boston
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  3​h
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New York City

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get engrossed in the history at Ellis Island, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to New York City. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in November, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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 21st (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Boston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in November; daily highs in Boston reach 52°F and lows reach 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Boston

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington National Cathedral and Tomb of the Unknowns will appeal to history buffs. Kids will enjoy National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at White House, get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery, and see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to Washington DC in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Boston in November, you will find days in Washington DC are somewhat warmer (59°F), and nights are about the same (42°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tomb of the Unknowns
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Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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