10 days in Washington DC, Niagara Falls & New York City Itinerary

10 days in Washington DC, Niagara Falls & New York City Itinerary

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10 days in Washington DC, Niagara Falls & New York City Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  19​h
1
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
Attractions like Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring make great kid-friendly stops. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Skyline Drive and Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Take a break from Washington DC with a short trip to Room Escape Games in Rockville, about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, step off the mainland to explore Theodore Roosevelt Island Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park, and appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Washington DC travel itinerary planner .

New Delhi, India to Washington DC is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight, bus, and subway. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Washington DC is minus 10 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in May: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Theodore Roosevelt Island Park, Room Escape Games, Skyline Drive, The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): examine the collection at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquarium of Niagara.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls trip builder website .

Getting from Washington DC to Niagara Falls by combination of flight and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in June, with highs in Niagara Falls at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums

Side Trip

Niagara Power Project Visitors Center
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Aquarium of Niagara ©
Aquarium of Niagara
Niagara Power Project Visitors Center ©

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Central Park and Cattus Island County Park will thrill your kids. Step out of New York City with an excursion to Barnacle Bills Amusements in Ortley Beach--about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, explore and take pictures at The High Line, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in New York City. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Barnacle Bills Amusements, Cattus Island County Park
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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