7 days in New York State Itinerary

7 days in New York State Itinerary

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7 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Buffalo
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
New York City
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Houston

2
nights
Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, and then Head underground at Cave of the Winds.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Buffalo trip planner .

Houston to Buffalo is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston to Buffalo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Houston in August; daily highs in Buffalo reach 79°F and lows reach 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Buffalo

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, Niagara Jet Adventures
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Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and admire all the interesting features of The High Line.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Buffalo to New York City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Buffalo in August, New York City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Tours
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Welcome to Harlem ©
Welcome to Harlem
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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