21 days in Niagara Falls, New York City & Las Vegas Itinerary

21 days in Niagara Falls, New York City & Las Vegas Itinerary

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21 days in Niagara Falls, New York City & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + train:  26​h
1
Niagara Falls
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 6 nights
foot + Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 8 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: Melbourne

5
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Step out of Niagara Falls with an excursion to Our Lady of Victory Basilica in Lackawanna--about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation, admire the majestic nature at Reservoir State Park, take an in-depth tour of Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, and see the interesting displays at Niagara Science Museum.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip planning tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Niagara Falls is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 15 hours. In February, Niagara Falls is colder than Melbourne - with highs of 0°C and lows of -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Freedom Crossing Monument, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Buffalo City Hall
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Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation ©
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in February, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 9°C and lows about -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

8
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam) and Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton). The adventure continues: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, shop like a local with The Strip, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Las Vegas takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 21°C and lows about 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Nature

Side Trips

Boulder City, Valley of Fire State Park
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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