16 days in New York City & Boston Itinerary

16 days in New York City & Boston Itinerary

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New York City
— 12 nights
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Boston
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New York City

— 12 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and World Trade Center Memorial Foundation for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Explore New York City's surroundings by going to The Raptor Trust Center (in Millington), Demarest Nature Center (in Demarest) and Tallman Mountain State Park (in Sparkill). There's much more to do: walk around Central Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

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If you are flying in from Chile, the closest major aiports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In December in New York City, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Boston

— 3 nights

Beantown

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.
Family-friendly places like Shining Sea Bikeway and Otis House will thrill your kids. You'll explore and learn at Museum of Fine Arts and Old South Meeting House. Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House (in Concord), Highfield Hall & Gardens (in Falmouth) and Lizzie Borden House (in Fall River). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church, and take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden.

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Fly from New York City to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Boston are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Trails

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