17 days in Detroit, Niagara Falls & New York City Itinerary

17 days in Detroit, Niagara Falls & New York City Itinerary

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Detroit
— 5 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 8 nights
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Detroit

— 5 nights

The Motor City

Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Detroit: FasTrak Exotic Driving Experience (in Grosse Ile), Kellogg Park (in Plymouth) and Ann Arbor (Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Toledo Museum of Art, get engrossed in the history at Detroit Historical Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ste. Anne de Detroit Church, and don't miss a visit to Campus Martius Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Detroit driving holiday planning app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Detroit is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Detroit is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Dubai in January, things will get cooler in Detroit: highs are around 0°C and lows about -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Niagara Falls

— 2 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
On the 22nd (Fri), make a trip to McKinley Monument, then try your luck at Hamburg Gaming, and then try to win big at Seneca Niagara Casino. On the next day, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Niagara, admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Niagara Falls day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Detroit to Niagara Falls takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Casinos · Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

New York City

— 8 nights

Big Apple

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New York City vacation builder.

You can fly from Niagara Falls to New York City in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Niagara Falls in January, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 5°C and -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods