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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bronx Zoo and East River Waterfront Esplanade. Attractions like Central Park and Catskill Park make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Hallett Nature Sanctuary, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, stroll through Central Park Zoo, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the New York City online vacation planner .

New Orleans to New York City is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to New York City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in April, expect nights in New York City to be colder, around 45°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Catskill Park
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
East River Waterfront Esplanade ©
East River Waterfront Esplanade

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Visiting Niagara Falls and Niagara Gorge Trail will get you outdoors. Kids will appreciate attractions like Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve and Tillman Road Wildlife Management Area. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Niagara Wine Trail USA, hike along Devil's Hole State Park, Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and immerse yourself in nature at Reservoir State Park.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls road trip tool .

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. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in April: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 55°F and lows are around 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve, Tillman Road Wildlife Management Area
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Devil's Hole State Park ©
Devil's Hole State Park

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