5 days in New York State Itinerary

5 days in New York State Itinerary

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5 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: Louisville
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Buffalo
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Louisville

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): Head underground at Cave of the Winds.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Buffalo trip itinerary maker tool .

Louisville to Buffalo is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Louisville in June; daily highs in Buffalo reach 76°F and lows reach 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, Our Lady of Victory Basilica
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

3
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 a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Appreciate the collections at 9/11 Memorial and American Museum of Natural History. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at New York Public Library, go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiles For America, and shop like a local with Fifth Avenue.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Buffalo to New York City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Buffalo in June, New York City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Shopping
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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