12 days in Niagara Falls & New York City Itinerary

12 days in Niagara Falls & New York City Itinerary

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12 days in Niagara Falls & New York City Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + train:  20​h 45​min
1
Niagara Falls
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
2
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

4
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Step out of the city life by going to Niagara Falls and Three Sisters Island. Change things up with a short trip to Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex in Buffalo (about 30 minutes away). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, explore the world behind art at Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University, immerse yourself in nature at Whirlpool State Park, and browse the different shops at One Niagara "The Gateway to the Falls".

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls visit planner.

New Delhi, India to Niagara Falls is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -10 hour difference. In May, Niagara Falls is cooler than New Delhi - with highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Devil's Hole State Park ©
Devil's Hole State Park

6
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.
Get in touch with nature at Gateway National Recreation and Bronx Zoo. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh, about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Fifth Avenue, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, and choose your vessel at Narwhal Yacht Charters.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the New York City trip maker tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in New York City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Gateway National Recreation, Jones Beach State Park
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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