5 days in Greater Boston, Queens & Bronx Itinerary

5 days in Greater Boston, Queens & Bronx Itinerary

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5 days in Greater Boston, Queens & Bronx Itinerary

Start: Boston
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Boston
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Queens
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
3
Bronx
— 1 night
End: Boston

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, then stroll around Boston Public Garden, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Louisburg Square. Keep things going the next day: get advice or help at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, get curious at Museum of Science, and then steep yourself in history at Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Boston trip maker .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Boston. In August, daytime highs in Boston are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Queens.

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Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

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Queens

Queens ©
Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City. On the 4th (Sun), walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, then get engrossed in the history at Louis Armstrong House Museum, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral and then go for a walk through Central Park.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Queens trip builder tool .

You can fly from Boston to Queens in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Bronx.

Things to do in Queens

Parks Museums Historic Sites

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New York City
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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Bronx

Bronx ©
The northernmost New York City borough, the Bronx has many claims to fame, including being the birthplace of hip-hop and home of the New York Yankees.
On the 6th (Tue), get to know the resident critters at Bronx Zoo, admire the natural beauty at New York Botanical Garden, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bronx trip itinerary builder site .

Bronx is just a stone's throw from Queens. August in Bronx sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bronx

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
New York Botanical Garden ©
New York Botanical Garden
Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto ©
Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto

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