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Boston to Washington DC

Boston to Washington DC

On this 14 day trip of 1065.2 km (661.9 miles) you'll travel back in time to the colonial days in Eastern United States. Boston and Philadelphia will reveal some of their intriguing stories in which they share a history as America’s Revolutionary hubs. New York City has its own unique story to tell. Washington DC will amaze you with its huge impressive buildings, monuments and museums, as it is the Capital of the United States. Although these important cities cover a big part of the trip, ...
On this 14 day trip of 1065.2 km (661.9 miles) you'll travel back in time to the colonial days in Eastern United States. Boston and Philadelphia will reveal some of their intriguing stories in which they share a history as America’s Revolutionary hubs. New York City has its own unique story to tell. Washington DC will amaze you with its huge impressive buildings, monuments and museums, as it is the Capital of the United States. Although these important cities cover a big part of the trip, Cape Cod will capture your attention. With plenty of opportunity to discover the beauty of the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Cod National Seashore is a destination of its own. Mystic Seaport will give you another perspective with a 19th-century seafaring village that comes to life.

Because of the small distances between the destinations and the many ways the parks interact with children, we consider this as a child-friendly trip. Be sure to explore the kids and youth section on the National Park Service website for each destination. Kids will adore it to become a junior ranger.

Feel free to fill in this tour as an adaptation or complement to your own tour. You can easily change this trip by deleting a stop and choosing another stop on this site.

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Keep in mind that the distance of 1065.2 km (661.9 miles) is calculated based on the proposed stops. Changing this trip, changes the calculated distance! Also keep in mind that local excursions easily add some km or miles to your tour.

Your vacation ends in Washington DC. We hope you will have a fantastic trip and that you'll use our website again to plan a new one.
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On this 14 day trip of 1065.2 km (661.9 miles) you'll travel back in time to the colonial days in Eastern United States. Boston and Philadelphia will reveal some of their intriguing stories in which they share a history as America’s Revolutionary hubs. New York City has its own unique story to tell. Washington DC will amaze you with its huge impressive buildings, monuments and museums, as it is the Capital of the United States. Although these important cities cover a big part of the trip, ...

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Boston Logan International Airport

Boston Logan International Airport2 nights

Look for accommodation in Boston downtown or area.

Boston, the capital of Massachusetts, should ring a bell with a variety of words like Cheers, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Fenway Park, Clam Chowder, Boston Cream Pie and lobster. Of course there's much more, but every one will agree, Boston played a central role in American History. This being said, there's a lot to explore.


 
Day 1:Arrival at Boston Logan International Airport

Day 2:Explore Boston:
Boston has a reputation as a walking city, so there's no better way to get to know the city's history than walk the famous 'Freedom trail'. This is one of America's first historic walking tours and gives you a perfect introduction to Colonial Revolutionary Boston.
Maybe not part of the red brick painted line, but definitely a fun way to experience history is a visit to the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum.
If you'd like to have another perspective of this charming city, you can take the public ferries to Georges or Little Brewster Island, part of Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area.

Day 3:Driving: From Boston Logan International Airport to Salt Pond Visitor Center (Cape Cod) your estimated driving time is 1 hour and 42 minutes.