10 days in Buffalo, New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

10 days in Buffalo, New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Buffalo
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Buffalo

— 1 day

Queen City

The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
On the 28th (Thu), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquarium of Niagara and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Buffalo travel planner.

Chicago to Buffalo is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Buffalo due to the time zone difference. In March, Buffalo is slightly colder than Chicago - with highs of 39°F and lows of 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

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New York City

— 4 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kids will enjoy Central Park and 9/11 Memorial. There's still lots to do: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New York City journey planning website.

Fly from Buffalo to New York City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Buffalo in March: high temperatures in New York City hover around 49°F and lows are around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Washington DC

— 4 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Bring the kids along to National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Tidal Basin, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get lost in a book at Library of Congress.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly; or drive. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 49°F at night. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature