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

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

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

Start: Sydney
Fly:  27​h
1
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h
3
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

4
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC journey builder website .

Sydney, Australia to Washington DC is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or do a combination of bus, flight, and subway. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -15 hour difference. While traveling from Sydney, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

5
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, get engrossed in the history at Ellis Island, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the New York City travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 44°F. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, then browse the different shops at One Niagara "The Gateway to the Falls", and then meet the residents at Aquarium of Niagara.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Niagara Falls in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in November; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 48°F and lows reach 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

#Parks, #Nature, #Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Aquarium of Niagara ©
Aquarium of Niagara

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