13 days in Boston & New York City Itinerary

13 days in Boston & New York City Itinerary

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13 days in Boston & New York City Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Boston
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Rio de Janeiro

4
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 Harvard University as well as Skywalk Observatory. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, walk around Boston Common, and get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Boston trip planner .

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Boston is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in September; daily highs in Boston reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Harvard University
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Harvard University ©
Harvard University
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

7
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alice in Wonderland Statue, Madison Square Garden, Chinatown, and other attractions you added. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and take a stroll through Times Square.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read New York City trip builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Boston in September, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 5:
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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