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

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

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

Start: New Delhi
Fly + bus:  18​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like High Point Cross Country Ski Center and G. Steve Jordan Gallery. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Cragsmoor Stone Church (in Cragsmoor) and Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (in Poughkeepsie). It doesn't end there: make a trip to Empire State Building.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner .

New Delhi, India to New York City is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, subway, and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from New Delhi in March, with highs in New York City at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Winter Sports

Side Trips

G. Steve Jordan Gallery, Cragsmoor Stone Church, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, High Point Cross Country Ski Center
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
High Point Cross Country Ski Center ©

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.
Bring the kids along to Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and National Air and Space Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and U.S. Naval Academy. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, take in nature's colorful creations at United States Botanic Garden, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC holiday planner .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from New York City in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, U.S. Naval Academy
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Fort Niagara State Park, then examine the collection at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Victory Basilica.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls trip maker .

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. Traveling from Washington DC in March, things will get little chillier in Niagara Falls: highs are around 4°C and lows about -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Fort Niagara State Park, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Niagara Power Project Visitors Center
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Fort Niagara State Park ©
Fort Niagara State Park
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Niagara Power Project Visitors Center ©

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