11 days in New York City, Niagara Falls & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

11 days in New York City, Niagara Falls & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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New York City
— 3 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights

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New York City

New York City ©

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary planning app.

Johannesburg, South Africa to New York City is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Johannesburg to New York City. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Johannesburg in October: highs in New York City hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, relax in the rural setting at Sanger Farms, do a tasting at A Gust of Sun Winery & Vineyard, then enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Soma Cura Wellness Center.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner.

Getting from New York City to Niagara Falls by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in October, things will get a bit cooler in Niagara Falls: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Wineries · Spas · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
A Gust of Sun Winery & Vineyard ©
A Gust of Sun Winery & Vineyard
Soma Cura Wellness Center ©
Soma Cura Wellness Center
Sanger Farms ©
Sanger Farms

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Change things up with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park (about 1h 30 min away). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at Boiling River, trot along with Yellowstone Wilderness Outfitters, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Niagara Falls to Yellowstone National Park takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Niagara Falls in October, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, around -4°C, while days are little chillier, around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Boiling River ©
Boiling River
Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River ©
Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River

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