15 days in New York City & Niagara Falls Itinerary

15 days in New York City & Niagara Falls Itinerary

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15 days in New York City & Niagara Falls Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 11 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
2
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
End: New York City

11
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.
Go for a jaunt from New York City to Bronx to see Bronx Zoo about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, get great views at Top of the Rock, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

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

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 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Brooklyn Botanic Garden
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 25th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Old Fort Niagara, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Aquarium of Niagara, then don't miss a visit to Third Street Art Alley, then take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and finally admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls day trip site .

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. Traveling from New York City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Niagara Falls, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, Old Fort Niagara
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

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