Boston from New York City

  • Tour Duration: 3 Nights & 4 Days
  • Category: International Tours
  • Tour Code: BOSNYC4D


Absolutely! Here’s a detailed itinerary packed with must-dos for an unforgettable weekend trip to Boston from New York City:

Absolutely! Here’s a detailed itinerary packed with must-dos for an unforgettable weekend trip to Boston from New York City:


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Absolutely! Here’s a detailed itinerary packed with must-dos for an unforgettable weekend trip to Boston from New York City:

  • Start your adventure early in the morning and head to Moynihan Train Hall, a beautiful Beaux-Arts style landmark that was originally built in 1910 as New York Penn Station.

  • Take the Amtrak Northeast Regional train from New York to Boston. The comfortable train ride takes about 3.5 hours and offers scenic views of the Long Island Sound and charming New England towns along the way.

  • Upon arrival in Boston, check into your hotel and leave your luggage. Since you’ll likely be famished after the train ride, head to Quincy Market, a historic marketplace overflowing with restaurants and food stalls. Grab a delicious lunch of Boston’s iconic clam chowder in a bread bowl, a local favorite.

  • Lace up your walking shoes and dedicate this day to exploring Boston’s rich history along the Freedom Trail. This 2.5-mile red brick line painted on the sidewalk winds its way through the heart of the city, connecting 16 historically significant sites.

  • Start your walk at the Boston Common, America’s oldest public park established in 1634. Here, you can soak in the atmosphere, snap pictures of the iconic bronze squirrel statue, or even rent a swan boat and enjoy a leisurely pedal around the lagoon.

  • Next, head to the Massachusetts State House, the seat of the state government, designed by famed architect Charles Bulfinch. Admire the beautiful golden dome and learn about Massachusetts’ political history.

  • Continue along the Freedom Trail, stopping at iconic landmarks like the Old South Meeting House, a significant site for the American Revolution, and the Old North Church, where two lanterns were famously hung as a signal to Paul Revere.

  • In the afternoon, make your way to Faneuil Hall, another historic marketplace that’s a great place to browse for souvenirs or grab a bite to eat. In the evening, enjoy a delicious seafood dinner at one of Boston’s many waterfront restaurants.

  • Today, start your day with a visit to the Cheers bar, made famous by the popular TV show of the same name. Even if you weren’t a fan of the show, the bar’s warm atmosphere and friendly staff make it a worthwhile stop.

  • Next, take a short ferry ride to explore the historic town of Charlestown. Here, you can visit the USS Constitution, the world’s oldest commissioned warship still afloat, and the Bunker Hill Monument, commemorating the pivotal Revolutionary War battle.

  • In the afternoon, head to Cambridge to explore the Harvard University campus. Stroll through the beautiful Harvard Yard, the oldest part of the university, and admire the historical buildings like Harvard Hall and Widener Library.

  • In the evening, catch a Broadway show or a concert at the Boston Opera House, a beautiful Beaux-Arts theater located in the city’s theater district.

  • Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your hotel before checking out. Depending on your departure time, you might have some free time for last-minute shopping or exploring the Boston Public Garden, a beautiful urban oasis featuring serene ponds, lush greenery, and blossoming flowers.

  • Take the comfortable Amtrak train ride back to New York City, reflecting on the amazing memories you created during your Boston adventure.

Bonus Tip:

  • Consider purchasing a Boston CityPASS for discounted entry to popular attractions like the Museum of Science, the Skywalk Observatory, and the New England Aquarium, saving you time and money.


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