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: New Orleans
Fly + bus:  6​h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: New Orleans

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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the New York City day trip site .

New Orleans to New York City is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to New York City due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 61°F to lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Visiting Niagara Falls and Cave of the Winds will get you outdoors. Attractions like Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge and Niagara Power Project Visitors Center make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Our Lady of Victory Basilica (in Lackawanna) and Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve (in Blasdell). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Fatima.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls trip itinerary planning site .

Do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, things will get slightly colder in Niagara Falls: highs are around 55°F and lows about 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve, Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica

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