7 days in Niagara Falls, New York City & Pittsburgh Itinerary

7 days in Niagara Falls, New York City & Pittsburgh Itinerary

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7 days in Niagara Falls, New York City & Pittsburgh Itinerary

Start: Saint Louis
Drive:  13​h
Niagara Falls
— Few hours
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Pittsburgh
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Saint Louis

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then learn about winemaking at A Gust of Sun Winery & Vineyard.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls trip planner .

Saint Louis to Niagara Falls is an approximately 13-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Saint Louis to Niagara Falls, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Saint Louis in August, expect Niagara Falls to be a bit cooler, temps between 80°F and 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

#Parks, #Nature, #Wineries

Side Trip

A Gust of Sun Winery & Vineyard
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
A Gust of Sun Winery & Vineyard ©
A Gust of Sun Winery & Vineyard

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nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
On the 13th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and then immerse yourself in nature at Gateway National Recreation. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, then get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and then take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary maker website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in August, New York City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping

Side Trip

Gateway National Recreation
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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nights
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fallingwater and PNC Park. Take a break from the city and head to Mount Washington and Cheat Lake Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pittsburgh: Russell Stover Chocolates (in Triadelphia), Good Mansion Wines (in Wheeling) and Kentuck Knob (in Chalk Hill). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of The Strip District, look for gifts at Larrimor's, and steep yourself in history at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Pittsburgh holiday builder site .

Getting from New York City to Pittsburgh by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Pittsburgh, with lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cheat Lake Trail, Fallingwater, Kentuck Knob, Good Mansion Wines, Russell Stover Chocolates
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Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater
The Strip District ©
The Strip District
Kentuck Knob ©
Kentuck Knob

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