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.
Do your shopping at Fifth Avenue and Yunhong Chopsticks. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial.

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Tampa to New York City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Tampa in December, with highs in New York City at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to 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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): view the masterpieces at Sculpteur Flamand, immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and then take a stroll through Quartier Petit Champlain. On your second day here, browse the exhibits of Galerie d'art Factory and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Quebec City online trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to Quebec City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Montreal.

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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Quartier Petit Champlain ©
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 admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal, thenexplore the world behind art at Crystal Dreams St-Denis, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Montreal online 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 in Montreal, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montreal

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Le Balcon d'Art
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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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