8 days in New York City, Boston & Minnesota Itinerary

8 days in New York City, Boston & Minnesota Itinerary

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8 days in New York City, Boston & Minnesota Itinerary

Kuala Lumpur
Fly + bus:  25​h
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
Boston
— Few hours
bus + Fly + tram:  4​h 45​min
Bloomington
— 1 night
Fly:  31​h
Kuala Lumpur

3
days
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New York City travel route planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to New York City is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to New York City. In December, New York City is colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Bloomington.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

1
day
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 22nd (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden and then admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New York City to Boston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Boston, with lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Bloomington.

Things to do in Boston

Parks
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Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park

1
day
Bloomington

Bloomington
The city of Bloomington, part of the Minneapolis-St.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, then enjoy some diversion at Target Field, and then admire all the interesting features of Xcel Energy Center.

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You can do a combination of bus, flight, and tram from Boston to Bloomington in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and tram; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Boston in December; daily highs in Bloomington reach -3°C and lows reach -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bloomington

Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Minneapolis, Xcel Energy Center
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Target Field
Target Field
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Xcel Energy Center ©
Xcel Energy Center

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