United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Boston / New York / Wash DC Trip

Jump to last reply

Hello

I'm travelling to the East Coast with my boyfriend in a few weeks. We are there for 2 weeks and currently plotting our route. We know a few things we definately want (Halloween in NYC, Election Night in Wash DC) but we have a couple of gaps and I'd love your advice.

This is our current plan:

27 - 30th Oct: Boston
30th - free night
31st - 5th Nov: NYC
5th - free night
6th - 10th : Washington DC

We are currently planning on getting the Amtrak between the 3 cities. However if needs be we can get a car as and when we need it. I'm not intending to keep a car in the cities though.

Basically my questions are:

1. Is there anywhere we should definitely head to between Boston and New York for a night on the 30th? Is Rhode Island worth a trip?

2. Is 5 nights in Washington DC too long?

3. We have 5th free - I was thinking we could do a night in Philadelphia or Baltimore. It seems a shame to not drop in and see what they are like, but I don't know if we need a night. We could go to Wash earlier and do those at the end or beginning and end - pretty flexible. Or is there somewhere better round there you would suggest.

Many thanks for any tips. I am looking at lots of old topics for suggestions too.

Thanks!

Talia

10 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Seeking advice from year round Tucson residents
  2. 2 Napa Girls Getaway - Need hotel advice
  3. 3 Glacier, Yellowstone, and Grand Teton itinerary - advice requested please!
  4. 4 NYC apartments through CitySonnet.com
  5. 5 Roadtrip Across the Country
  6. 6 Colorado in the summer!
  7. 7 Trip Report My Boston weekend...killing time near MGH
  8. 8 Hotel recommendation for San Francisco
  9. 9 WEst Coast WINTER holiday - 5 weeks driving.
  10. 10 Metro from airport to hotel?
  11. 11 Cab Cost from McCarren to Venetian Hotel?
  12. 12 Where can I best see Orca whales in the wild?
  13. 13 Brooklyn why?
  14. 14 Yellowstone Lodging in October
  15. 15 NYC over Memorial Day Weekend 2014
  16. 16 Florida--single woman seeks best beaches for swimming and
  17. 17 Kennedy Space Center
  18. 18 Alexandria or Georgetown
  19. 19 Should we stop for a Saturday night in Baltimore?
  20. 20 Lunch with little girls UWS?
  21. 21 5 week in US/Mexico
  22. 22 AK-Glacier Bay, Wrangel Elias, Lake Clark, Matanuska glacier, Valdez?
  23. 23 Trip Report John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum
  24. 24 recommended cheaper hotels around thanksgiving
  25. 25 RIP Rizzoli, J&R Music, Pearl Paint
View next 25 » Back to the top