8 days in Boston & New York City Itinerary

8 days in Boston & New York City Itinerary

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Boston
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 3 nights

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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 outdoors at Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises and Massabesic Audubon Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Purgatory Chasm State Reservation (in Sutton), Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay) and Plaistow Town Forest (in Plaistow). Next up on the itinerary: take the plunge with Skydive Danielson, kick back and relax at Chatham Lighthouse Beach, walk around Charles River Esplanade, and contemplate the long history of The Paul Revere House.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Boston tour planner.

Los Angeles to Boston is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Boston is 3 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in October, with highs in Boston at 64°F and lows at 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Purgatory Chasm State Reservation, Chatham Lighthouse Beach, Shining Sea Bikeway, Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, Skydive Danielson
Highlights from your plan
The Paul Revere House ©
The Paul Revere House
Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises ©
Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises
Skydive Danielson ©
Skydive Danielson

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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, stroll around The High Line, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and make a trip to Rockefeller Center.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip planning site.

Fly from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, New York City is somewhat warmer than Boston - with highs of 70°F and lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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