4 days in New York City & Boston Itinerary

4 days in New York City & Boston Itinerary

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4 days in New York City & Boston Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
1
New York City
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  3​h
2
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
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 28th (Sun), examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, then see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at The Met Cloisters, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then wander the streets of SoHo.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary maker website .

Philadelphia to New York City is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop

2
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.
On the 30th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, then get engrossed in the history at USS Constitution Museum, and then take a stroll through North End. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Old North Church & Historic Site, then wander the streets of Waterfront, then get engrossed in the history at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, and finally shop like a local with Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Boston travel route planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in July, Boston is a bit cooler at night with lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
North End ©
North End
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum ©
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

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