8 days in New York City & Quebec City Area Itinerary

8 days in New York City & Quebec City Area Itinerary

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New York City, United States
— 3 nights
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Quebec City, Canada
— 2 nights
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Montreal, Canada
— 2 nights

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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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Fifth Avenue and Yunhong Chopsticksfor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Central Park, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New York City online trip builder.

Tampa to New York City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Tampa in December; daily highs in New York City reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Quebec City.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Sculpteur Flamand, stroll around Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and then stop by Quartier Petit Champlain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Galerie d'art Factory and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec.

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Traveling by flight from New York City to Quebec City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Montreal.

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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
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Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
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Quartier Petit Champlain

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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 24th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Le Balcon d'Art, get engrossed in the history at Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, and then explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal, browse the exhibits of Crystal Dreams St-Denis, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Montreal tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Quebec City to Montreal in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montreal

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Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal
Biodome de Montreal ©
Biodome de Montreal

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