6 days in Niagara Falls, New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

6 days in Niagara Falls, New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
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Niagara Falls

— 2 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Bring the kids along to Niagara Power Project Visitors Center and Niagara Jet Adventures. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, take in nature's colorful creations at The Buffalo Zoo, immerse yourself in nature at Whirlpool State Park, and admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip builder.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Niagara Falls. In October, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can fly to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

New York City

— 2 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
On the 10th (Sun), go for a walk through The High Line and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art and then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New York City route planning app.

Traveling by flight from Niagara Falls to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Niagara Falls in October, with highs in New York City at 70°F and lows at 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums

Washington DC

— 1 night
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.
On the 12th (Tue), ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary site.

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 54°F at night.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums