15 days in Boston & Halifax Itinerary

15 days in Boston & Halifax Itinerary

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15 days in Boston & Halifax Itinerary

Start: Newark, United States
Fly:  3​h
1
Boston, United States
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Halifax, Canada
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Newark, United States

7
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House and New England Holocaust Memorial. Get some historical perspective at Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill and Strawbery Banke Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to The House of the Seven Gables (in Salem), Hammond Castle (in Gloucester) and Hampton Beach State Park (in Hampton). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Old North Church & Historic Site, get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Plantation, wander the streets of Waterfront, and admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Boston trip builder site .

Newark to Boston is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July in Boston, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Plymouth, Provincetown, Concord, Portsmouth, Harvard University
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New England Holocaust Memorial ©
New England Holocaust Memorial
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Minute Man National Historical Park ©

6
nights
Halifax, Canada

Halifax ©
The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
Visiting River Rafting & Tubing and Burntcoat Head Park will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old Burying Ground and St. John's Anglican Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Halifax: Lawrencetown Beach (in East Lawrencetown) and Lunenburg (Ironworks Distillery, Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, & more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, walk around Point Pleasant Park, get great views at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Halifax online tour planner .

Getting from Boston to Halifax by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Boston in July: high temperatures in Halifax hover around 73°F and lows are around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Halifax

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Lunenburg, Marine Drive, Fisherman's Cove, Burntcoat Head Park, Lawrencetown Beach
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Old Burying Ground ©
Old Burying Ground
Burntcoat Head Park ©
Burntcoat Head Park

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