9 days in Boston, New York City & Niagara Falls Itinerary

9 days in Boston, New York City & Niagara Falls Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  26 h
1
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
2
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 30 min
3
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  27 h
End: Melbourne

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Brewster Gardens (in Plymouth) and Sandwich (Hoxie House, Heritage Museums & Gardens, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, ponder the world of politics at Massachusetts State House, walk around Boston Common, and take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Boston trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Boston is an approximately 26- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Melbourne to Boston, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: high temperatures in Boston hover around 28°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sandwich, Brewster Gardens, Mount Auburn Cemetery
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Mount Auburn Cemetery ©
Mount Auburn Cemetery

2
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.
On the 5th (Fri), explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal. Keep things going the next day: walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, then make a trip to Empire State Building, then admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New York City sightseeing planner.

Getting from Boston to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The High Line ©
The High Line

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 7th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, take a tour by water with Maid of the Mist, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and finally head off the coast to Three Sisters Island.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip itinerary builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, Niagara Falls is little chillier at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Tours
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist
Three Sisters Island ©
Three Sisters Island

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