17 days in Canada, New York City & Boston Itinerary

17 days in Canada, New York City & Boston Itinerary

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17 days in Canada, New York City & Boston Itinerary

Start: New York City, United States
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New York City, United States
— 3 nights
bus:  11​h
2
Toronto, Canada
— 4 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
3
Ottawa, Canada
— 1 day
train:  2​h
4
Montreal, Canada
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h
5
Boston, United States
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
6
New York City, United States
— 2 nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ponquogue Beach and Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (in Poughkeepsie) and Wired Gallery (in High Falls). The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New York City road trip tool .

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In September, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Wired Gallery, Ponquogue Beach, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as St. Lawrence Market and Peterborough Lift Lock. Get out of town with these interesting Toronto side-trips: Caroline Cellars Winery (in Virgil), Niagara-On-The-Lake Hockey (in Niagara-on-the-Lake) and Niagara Falls (Room Escape Games, Queen Victoria Park, & more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to CN Tower, meet the residents at Riverview Park and Zoo, and examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Toronto online travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Toronto takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in September, with highs in Toronto at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Toronto

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Peterborough
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Queen Victoria Park ©
Queen Victoria Park
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Room Escape Games

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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.
On the 9th (Sun), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, hike along Rideau Canal, and then make a trip to Ottawa Locks.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ottawa trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Toronto to Ottawa by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Toronto in September, plan for little chillier nights in Ottawa, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Rideau Canal ©
Rideau Canal
Ottawa Locks ©
Ottawa Locks
Walking tours

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Laurentian Mountains and then explore and take pictures at McGill University. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, then make a trip to Notre-Dame Basilica, and then explore the activities along Lieu Historique National du Canal-de-Lachine.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Montreal road trip website .

Getting from Ottawa to Montreal by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Montreal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Laurentian Mountains ©
Laurentian Mountains
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica

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Boston, United States

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Boston Public Garden and Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse. Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Ogunquit Beach (in Ogunquit), Plimoth Plantation (in Plymouth) and Provincetown (Provincetown Library & Dolphin & Whale Watching). The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Fenway Park and get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Boston journey tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Montreal to Boston in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Provincetown, Nubble Lighthouse, Plimoth Plantation, Ogunquit Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

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New York City, United States

New York City ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel, shop like a local with SoHo, then appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and finally make a trip to Ellis Island.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Boston in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in New York City. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Tenement Museum ©
Tenement Museum
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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