5 days in Niagara Falls & New York City Itinerary

5 days in Niagara Falls & New York City Itinerary

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5 days in Niagara Falls & New York City Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
1
Niagara Falls
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

1
day
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 12th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquarium of Niagara, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls online driving holiday planner .

Washington DC to Niagara Falls is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in April: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 55°F and lows are around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls
Aquarium of Niagara ©
Aquarium of Niagara

4
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: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, take a stroll through Times Square, and examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New York City day trip site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Niagara Falls in April; daily highs in New York City reach 61°F and lows reach 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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