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. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
11:00 am start in New York City
drive for about 1.5 hours
2:45 pm Mystic Seaport
stay overnight and leave the next day around 11:00 am
day 1 driving ≈ 2.5 hours
11:00 am leave from Mystic Seaport
drive for about 2 hours
12:59 pm Cape Cod
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:59 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours
day 2 driving ≈ 3.5 hours
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?
Mystic Seaport (10 mentions)
Cape Cod (23 answers)
Hyannis Port (2 mentions)
questions about Cape Cod:
Week on Cape Cod with Toddlers in July - Good outdoor activities?
Where to stay in Cape Cod?
Favorite Restaurants Near Osterville
Any suggestions for the best area to stay in Cape Cod in May.
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!