13 days in New York City, Syracuse & Niagara Falls Itinerary

13 days in New York City, Syracuse & Niagara Falls Itinerary

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13 days in New York City, Syracuse & Niagara Falls Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Syracuse
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: New York City

7
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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, wander the streets of Times Square, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the New York City online visit planner .

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In August in New York City, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Bronx Zoo
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

2
nights
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. On the 16th (Fri), admire the striking features of Clinton Square, then get to know the resident critters at Rosamond Gifford Zoo, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Destiny USA. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Seward House Museum, then try your luck at Turning Stone Resort Casino, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Wild Animal Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Syracuse trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Syracuse takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 18°C in Syracuse. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Turning Stone Resort Casino, The Wild Animal Park, Seward House Museum
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Rosamond Gifford Zoo ©
Rosamond Gifford Zoo
The Wild Animal Park ©
The Wild Animal Park
Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 18th (Sun), observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Niagara, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, then try your luck at Seneca Niagara Casino, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip planner.

Getting from Syracuse to Niagara Falls by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Niagara Jet Adventures, Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
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Aquarium of Niagara ©
Aquarium of Niagara
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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