8 days in Boston & New York City Itinerary

8 days in Boston & New York City Itinerary

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Start: San Jose
Fly:  10 h
1
Boston
— 2 nights
car:  7 h 30 min
2
New York City
— 4 nights
bus:  3 h
3
Boston
— 1 night
Fly:  10 h
End: San Jose

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes New England Aquarium as well as Quincy Market. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Quincy Market and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at New England Aquarium.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston driving holiday planning site.

San Jose, Costa Rica to Boston is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Jose to Boston due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from San Jose in December, with highs in Boston at 7°C and lows at 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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New England Aquarium ©
New England Aquarium
Quincy Market ©
Quincy Market

4
nights
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.
You've added New York Public Library, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), United Nations Headquarters, and other attractions to your itinerary. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for New York City using our trip planner.

Getting from Boston to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In December, daytime highs in New York City are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

1
night
Boston

Boston
To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Boston route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, Boston is a bit cooler than New York City - with highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Tue).

Things to do in Boston

Parks Outdoors Museums
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