10 days in New York City, Central New York & Niagara Falls Itinerary

10 days in New York City, Central New York & Niagara Falls Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New York State visit planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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New York City
— 5 nights
Drive
2
Utica
— 1 night
Drive
3
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Train to Toronto, Fly to Bangkok

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New York City

— 5 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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New York City online visit planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to New York City is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from Bangkok to New York City, you'll gain 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bangkok in December, expect New York City to be much colder, temps between 10°C and 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Utica.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Utica

— 1 night
Utica is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Oneida County Historical Society, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph & St. Patrick Church, and then make a trip to Union Station.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Utica road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from New York City to Utica takes 4 hours. Traveling from New York City in December, things will get little chillier in Utica: highs are around 2°C and lows about -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Utica

Historic Sites · Museums

Niagara Falls

— 2 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
On the 22nd (Wed), admire the striking features of One M&T Plaza, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Utica to Niagara Falls in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. You will leave for home on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips