7 days in New York City & Niagara Falls Itinerary

7 days in New York City & Niagara Falls Itinerary

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7 days in New York City & Niagara Falls Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Austin

2
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like 8th Ave Jetty and Jenkinson's Aquarium. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Empire State Building, take a stroll through Times Square, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary maker .

Austin to New York City is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Austin in June: high temperatures in New York City hover around 80°F and lows are around 65°F. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

8th Ave Jetty, Jenkinson's Aquarium
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then trek along Niagara Gorge Trail. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, then look for gifts at Vidler's 5 & 10, then get engrossed in the history at Pierce-Arrow Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Graycliff.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls vacation planner .

Getting from New York City to Niagara Falls by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, plan for little chillier nights in Niagara Falls, with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Buffalo, Vidler's 5 & 10, Frank Lloyd Wright's Graycliff
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds

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