14 days in Canada, New York City & Boston Itinerary

14 days in Canada, New York City & Boston Itinerary

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14 days in Canada, New York City & Boston Itinerary

Start: New York City, United States
1
New York City, United States
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  5​h
2
Niagara Falls, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Toronto, Canada
— 2 nights
Ferry + Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Ottawa, Canada
— 1 night
Train:  2​h 15​min
5
Montreal, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Quebec City, Canada
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
7
Boston, United States
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  3​h
End: New York City, United States


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New York City, United States

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, then don't miss a visit to Times Square, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial. Keep things going the next day: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New York City road trip planner .

If you are flying in from Mexico, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In December, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

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Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

1
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Niagara Falls, Canada

Niagara Falls ©
Indisputably one of the world's most impressive natural sights, Niagara Falls straddle the United States/Canada border, marking the spot at which a thundering river plunges over a major escarpment.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Conservatory and then take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls itinerary app .

Getting from New York City to Niagara Falls by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in December, with highs in Niagara Falls at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Toronto.

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Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory
White Water Walk ©
White Water Walk
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

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Toronto, Canada

Toronto ©
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
On the 26th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Canvas Gallery.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Toronto travel route planner.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Toronto are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Ottawa.

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The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
St. Lawrence Market
St. Lawrence Market
Canvas Gallery ©
Canvas Gallery

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Ottawa, Canada

Ottawa ©
A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): learn about all things military at Canadian War Museum, then view the masterpieces at Orange Art Gallery, then shop like a local with ByWard Market, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ottawa online itinerary planner .

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Ottawa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Toronto in December, things will get a bit cooler in Ottawa: highs are around -2°C and lows about -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Montreal.

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Canadian War Museum ©
Canadian War Museum
ByWard Market ©
ByWard Market
Notre Dame Basilica ©
Notre Dame Basilica

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Montreal, Canada

Montreal ©
Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
Popular historic sites such as Notre-Dame Basilica and Old Port of Montreal are in your itinerary. Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal and L'Affichiste Vintage Poster Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, indulge your taste buds at Jean-Talon Market, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and admire the masterpieces at Crystal Dreams St-Denis.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Montreal sightseeing site .

Getting from Ottawa to Montreal by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Montreal can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Quebec City.

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Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Biodome de Montreal ©
Biodome de Montreal

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Quebec City, Canada

Quebec City ©
With a World Heritage-listed old town, Quebec City remains a walkable and safe hub of culture, commerce, and education offering a blend of fascinating history and a range of tourist-oriented activities.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Quebec and Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ) and La Citadelle de Quebec. When in Quebec City, make a side trip to see Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre in Sainte Anne de Beaupre, approximately 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, take a stroll through Terrasse Dufferin, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec, and don't miss a visit to Place Royale.

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Traveling by car from Montreal to Quebec City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Boston.

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Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Place Royale ©
Place Royale
La Citadelle de Quebec ©
La Citadelle de Quebec

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Boston, United States

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 5th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Church, then wander the streets of North End, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Boston travel website .

Getting from Quebec City to Boston by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Quebec City in January: high temperatures in Boston hover around 3°C and lows are around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Trinity Church ©
Trinity Church
North End ©
North End

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