Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from New York City to Boston. If you're planning a road trip to Boston, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
9:00 am start in New York City
drive for about 53 minutes
9:53 am Stamford (Connecticut)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 10:53 am
drive for about 52 minutes
1:33 pm Hartford
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:33 pm
drive for about 58 minutes
3:30 pm Old Sturbridge Village
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 4:30 pm
drive for about 1 hour
5:32 pm Concord (Massachusetts)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 6:32 pm
drive for about 34 minutes
driving ≈ 5 hours
Your starting point is New York, New York.
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.
questions about Stamford (Connecticut):
Healthy grocery store near Stamford Marriott?
New Haven (8 answers)
restaurants around New Haven:
Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana
questions about New Haven:
What's the best neighborhood in New Haven for a first time visitor?
Let's get serious about Pizza..... Sally's? Pepes? or Modern?
Hartford (8 answers)
The Mark Twain House & Museum (4 mentions)
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art (2 mentions)
questions about Hartford:
What is your favorite restaurant in Hartford?
Old Sturbridge Village (4 mentions)
Concord (Massachusetts) (2 answers)
Walden Pond (3 mentions)
Walden Pond State Reservation (2 mentions)
Your final destination is Boston, Massachusetts.
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 Boston.
You can also see most people recommend as the best amount of time to visit. Find out how many days in Boston to stay.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out The Westin Copley Place, which was mentioned 4 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 Mike's Pastry, which was mentioned 15 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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Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!
Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.
And if you know New York City well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about New York City!