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

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

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

Start: Singapore
Fly + bus:  21​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  27​h
End: Singapore

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.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. When in New York City, make a side trip to see Bronx Zoo in Bronx, approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip planning website .

Singapore, Singapore to New York City is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Singapore to New York City. Traveling from Singapore in May, things will get colder in New York City: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, and get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: highs in Washington DC hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and finally get curious at Niagara Aerospace Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Victory Basilica and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Niagara Falls takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in June; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 29°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Our Lady of Victory Basilica
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Aerospace Museum ©
Niagara Aerospace Museum
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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