6 days in Niagara Falls & New York City Itinerary

6 days in Niagara Falls & New York City Itinerary

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6 days in Niagara Falls & New York City Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
1
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): revel in the low prices at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Niagara, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls travel planning app .

San Francisco to Niagara Falls is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to Niagara Falls due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in March: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 39°F and lows are around 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Shopping
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Aquarium of Niagara ©
Aquarium of Niagara
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA ©

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Step out of New York City with an excursion to Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Oceanville--about 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, make a trip to Times Square, and browse the exhibits of Ellis Island.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip website .

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. In March, New York City is a bit warmer than Niagara Falls - with highs of 49°F and lows of 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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