Traveling between Central New York and Boston, Massachusetts just got a whole lot easier thanks to a new service from JetBlue.

Beginning in January 2018, you'll now have the option to fly JetBlue's direct flights between Syracuse and Boston with no connecting flights to deal with.

If you have children in college in Massachusetts, this might be music to your ears.

Right now, the only direct flight to Boston from Syracuse is offered from American Airlines, and only once per day.

Now with JetBlue, there's another option.

If you're interested in making one of the first flights between Syracuse and Boston, you can take advantage of special pricing.

Flights begin on January 4, 2018, and if you book your flight by midnight on August 23, you'll only pay $59 for a one-way trip.

Not sure what to do in Boston? If you haven't visited Boston before there's plenty to do, and now a day-trip is that much more do-able.

Shopping at Quincy Market - located on Boston's Freedom Trail the market is Boston's best and has over 100 stores and artisan carts, along with restaurants and pubs.

The New England Aquarium - just a short walk from Quincy Market, you'll see penguins, sharks and tons of other sea life. Check out the IMAX theater or the Ray tank where you can find out what it feels like to actually touch a Ray.

Boston Harbor Cruises - take a journey out into the Atlantic on a harbor cruise. You can go whale watching or just enjoy a relaxing trip.

Sports - if you love sports, grab some tickets or take a tour of Boston's historic Fenway park, or visit the TD Garden where the Celtics and Bruins play.

Now how about if you're traveling from Boston to Syracuse? Here's some fun things to see and do when you get to Central New York.

International Boxing Hall of Fame -Just a short drive from Syracuse, explore the history of the sweet science at the International Boxing Hall Of Fame.

National baseball Hall Of Fame - take a trip to historic Cooperstown, NY and journey through the history of America's pastime at the Baseball Hall of Fame. While you're there visit the Farmer's museum and sample some local cuisine or beer.

Watch or run in the Boilermaker 15k Road Race - one of the fastest growing road races in the world. The Boilermaker brings runners and spectators from all over the world for a weekend long party with a 15k on Sunday.

Local Handcrafted beverages - Craft beer, wine, spirits and cider are abundant in Central New York. From the wine trails surrounding the Finger Lakes, to the Cooperstown Beverage trail, to the Heart of NY Craft Beverage trail, you're sure to find something that you'll fall in love with.

BONUS - Fall Foliage - Both Central New York and New England have some of the best Autumn leaf viewing anywhere in the U.S. Start off in CNY and head to Boston to see as much of the leaves changing as you can handle.

Now you can plan your perfect northeastern getaway!


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