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 Weir Farm National Historic Site. 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: Philadelphia (Independence Hall, Liberty Bell Center, &more), Woodbury Common Premium Outlets (in Central Valley) and Hyde Park (Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, examine the collection at Tenement Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, and take in the dramatic scenery at Bushkill Falls.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our New York City journey builder website.

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. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. 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. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica and Niagara Falls Discovery Center. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Frank Lloyd Wright's Graycliff and Basilica Of The National Shrine Of Our Lady Of Fatima. Venture out of the city with trips to Eternal Flame Falls (in Orchard Park) and Kazoo Factory, Museum, & Gift Shop of Eden (in Eden). 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 Power Project Visitors 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 · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips