Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Boulder to New York City. If you're planning a road trip to New York City, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Boulder and New York City. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
Your starting point is Boulder, Colorado.
You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.
Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.
North Platte (2 answers)
Hastings (Nebraska) (2 answers)
questions about Hastings (Nebraska):
Places to go
Des Moines (18 answers)
questions about Des Moines:
What's the best neighborhood in Des Moines for a first time visitor?
Any good hiking spots in or near Des Moines?
Chicago (271 answers)
Millennium Park (54 mentions)
The Art Institute of Chicago (48 mentions)
Shedd Aquarium (46 mentions)
Willis Tower (38 mentions)
Lincoln Park Zoo (35 mentions)
restaurants around Chicago:
Lou Malnati's Pizzeria
Girl & the Goat
hotels around Chicago:
The James Chicago Hotel
Hotel Palomar Chicago
Acme Hotel Company Chicago
Virgin Hotels Chicago
questions about Chicago:
Best Chicago pizza?
What is your favorite restaurant in Chicago?
What to do in one weekend in Chicago?
What are the coolest hotels in downtown Chicago?
Toledo (Ohio) (8 answers)
Toledo Zoo (2 mentions)
questions about Toledo (Ohio):
Where's a fun place for breakfast in Toledo Ohio?
Cleveland (44 answers)
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum (13 mentions)
The Cleveland Museum of Art (12 mentions)
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum (6 mentions)
West Side Market (6 mentions)
Great Lakes Brewing Company (5 mentions)
restaurants around Cleveland:
The Greenhouse Tavern
Melt Bar & Grilled
hotels around Cleveland:
The Cleveland Hostel
questions about Cleveland:
Good restaurants for business dinner?
What is your favorite restaurant in Cleveland?
New to the city, friend coming to visit: What should we do?
Vegetarian near Playhouse Square
Best breweries in Cleveland?
Wilkes Barre (4 answers)
questions about Wilkes Barre:
What is your favorite restaurant in Wilkes Barre?
What's the best neighborhood in Wilkes Barre for a first time visitor?
Your final destination is New York, New York.
You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.
Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?
The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in New York City.
You can also see most people recommend as the best amount of time to visit. Find out how many days in New York City to stay.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out The Standard New York, which was mentioned 15 times on Trippy.
Here are some more hotels people talk about:
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Katz's Delicatessen, which was mentioned 37 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:
Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!
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