18 days in New York City & Niagara Falls Itinerary

18 days in New York City & Niagara Falls Itinerary

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18 days in New York City & Niagara Falls Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 14 nights
Fly + Bus:  5​h 30​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: New York City

14
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets and SoHo. The Met Cloisters and Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Hyde Park (Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt & Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum), Bushkill Falls (in Bushkill) and Philadelphia (Independence Hall, Independence National Historical Park, & more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read New York City vacation maker .

If you are flying in from Greece, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. August in New York City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Hyde Park, The Museum at Bethel Woods, Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
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2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Our Lady of Victory Basilica and Niagara Power Project Visitors Center. Popular historic sites such as Frank Lloyd Wright's Graycliff and Basilica Of The National Shrine Of Our Lady Of Fatima are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Kazoo Factory, Museum, & Gift Shop of Eden (in Eden) and Eternal Flame Falls (in Orchard Park). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Niagara Falls Discovery Center, hike along Niagara Gorge Trail, appreciate the history behind Tuscarora Heroes Monument, and make a trip to Schoellkopf Power Station.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Niagara Falls trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New York City to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Niagara Falls, with lows around 19°C. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lewiston, Frank Lloyd Wright's Graycliff, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Kazoo Factory, Museum, & Gift Shop of Eden, Eternal Flame Falls
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Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Niagara Power Project Visitors Center ©

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