18 days in New York City & Niagara Falls Itinerary

18 days in New York City & Niagara Falls Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New York State route planner

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New York City
— 14 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
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New York City

— 14 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.
Get outdoors at Independence National Historical Park and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Patrick's Cathedral and Frick Collection. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Woodbury Common Premium Outlets (in Central Valley), Hyde Park (Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, &more) and Philadelphia (Independence Hall, Liberty Bell Center, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, get advice or help at The Morgan Library & Museum, explore the galleries of The Met Cloisters, and admire the sheer force of Bushkill Falls.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New York City sightseeing planning tool.

If you are flying in from Greece, the closest major aiports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In August in New York City, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Niagara Falls

— 2 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica and Frank Lloyd Wright's Graycliff. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica Of The National Shrine Of Our Lady Of Fatima and St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish. 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 lots more to do: hike along Niagara Gorge Trail, make a trip to Schoellkopf Power Station, appreciate the history behind Tuscarora Heroes Monument, and examine the collection at Niagara Falls Discovery Center.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from New York City to Niagara Falls in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Niagara Falls, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips