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

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

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Boston
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Washington DC
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Boston

— 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library as well as Trinity Church. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and wander the streets of North End.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Boston trip planner.

Austin to Boston is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Austin to Boston. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Austin in March: high temperatures in Boston hover around 43°F and lows are around 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

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New York City

— 2 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our New York City attractions planner.

Fly from Boston to New York City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in March, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 49°F and 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums

Washington DC

— 3 nights
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 DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 55°F to lows of 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Nature