26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  15​h 30​min
1
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Buffalo
— 5 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
4
New York City
— 9 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Riyadh

5
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Visiting National Zoological Park and Tidal Basin will get you outdoors. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, step off the mainland to explore Theodore Roosevelt Island Park, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip planning app .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Washington DC is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and subway. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Washington DC is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Riyadh in July, things will get slightly colder in Washington DC: highs are around 37°C and lows about 26°C. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Theodore Roosevelt Island Park
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National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

5
nights
Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Get in touch with nature at Panama Rocks Scenic Park and Seneca Park Zoo. Kids will enjoy The Strong National Museum of Play and Tifft Nature Preserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Buffalo: Rochester Public Market (in Rochester), Woodbury Winery & Vineyards (in Fredonia) and Eternal Flame Falls (in Orchard Park). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park, steep yourself in history at The Wadsworth Homestead, sample the tasty concoctions at Pearl Street Grill & Brewery, and make a trip to Patriots and Heroes Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Buffalo day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Washington DC to Buffalo in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in July; daily highs in Buffalo reach 31°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rochester, Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park, The Wadsworth Homestead, Patriots and Heroes Park, Panama Rocks Scenic Park
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Panama Rocks Scenic Park ©
Panama Rocks Scenic Park
The Strong National Museum of Play ©
Stony Brook State Park ©
Stony Brook State Park

5
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Get outdoors at Cave of the Winds and Three Sisters Island. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, browse the different shops at One Niagara "The Gateway to the Falls", get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures, and make a trip to Little Italy.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Niagara Falls vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Niagara Falls is just a short distance from Buffalo. In July in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Niagara Jet Adventures
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Devil's Hole State Park ©
Devil's Hole State Park

9
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.
Get in touch with nature at Ponquogue Beach and Bronx Zoo. Bring the kids along to Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Venture out of the city with trips to Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove), Cupsogue Beach County Park (in Westhampton Beach) and Belmar Beach (in Belmar). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, stroll through Gunnison Beach, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our New York City online day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Niagara Falls in August, with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sandy Hook, Belmar Beach, Ocean Grove Beach, Cupsogue Beach County Park, Ponquogue Beach
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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