New York is a destination where you never run out of things to see and do. There are always new corners, places you don't know... and, in addition, you can always complement your visit to New York with an excursion to see nearby places.
Here you have a complete guide to travel to New York that can help you organize your trip and plan your days. In addition, you will find several tips on how to save in New York.
In this post you will find a quick guide with the best excursions to do from New York City and travel tips.
THE BEST EXCURSIONS TO DO FROM NEW YORK
You can do all these excursions on your own (with a rental car, by bus, by train or by plane) or you can book an organized excursion. These excursions are very comfortable since they include transfer from the hotel, transportation, Spanish-speaking guide, entrance fees... In addition, you will visit the most essential places in each place.
1. Visit Philadelphia from New York
Philadelphia is a beautiful city very close to New York, just 2 hours away.
During the excursion you will get to know the city where the Declaration of Independence was established and you will get to know some of the most emblematic places in the city such as; the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, President's House Site, Congress Hall, Christ Church Cemetery, Old Town, Betsy Ross's house... Also, with this excursion you will get to know the Amish region.
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2. Boston, one of the most beautiful cities on the East Coast of the United States
Boston is one of the cities near New York that deserve at least two days. So if you have time, don't even think about it and organize a 2-night getaway to Boston. But if you don't have that much time, you can book an excursion to Boston from New York to see the most essential places in one of the most beautiful cities on the East Coast of the United States.
The excursion to Boston includes transportation and a Spanish-speaking guide. You will get to know the historic center and essential places such as Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market, the Old State House, Trinity Church, Old South Meeting House, Boston Massacre Site, Hancock Tower, Newburry Street, the Boston Library, Copley Square... . Boston is a beautiful city that is worth visiting.
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3. Visit Washington D.C from New York
Although Washington is not particularly close (at 364km) for a day trip, being so close to the capital of the United States it is almost inevitable not to add it to your trip.
Washington is a huge city and to see the essential places calmly I would recommend a minimum of 2 nights/3 days. However, if you do not have time, you have the opportunity to take a day trip from New York.
On the day trip you will get to know the most important places in the city such as the White House, the Capitol, the Arlington Cemetery, the Iwo Jima Monument, the Washington Monument, the graves of the four Kennedy brothers, the Memorial of the Korean War, Vietnam War Memorial…
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4. The Hamptons
If you feel like taking a trip to the beach in a relaxed way, a good option is to visit the Hamptons. In addition to enjoying a place on the beach and you can get to know the town of Southampton, a place with a lot of charm.
This excursion is combined with a stop at a huge outlet, the Outlets Tanger, where you will find the best brands at incredible discount prices.
5 . Excursion to Niagara Falls, one of the natural wonders of the East Coast of the United States and Canada
One of the most incredible natural landscapes on the East Coast of the United States and Canada is Niagara Falls.
From New York it is a very long excursion, almost 24 hours on tour. However, if you cannot dedicate more days to it and stay there, a good option is this excursion so as not to miss out on this marvel.
In my case, I only know Niagara Falls from Canada, although you only need to pay for the visa at the bridge booth to be able to cross to the other side and visit two countries on the same excursion.
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