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 15​min
1
Buffalo
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 30​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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex, Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Buffalo trip planner.

Houston to Buffalo is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Houston in October, with highs in Buffalo at 59°F and lows at 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil 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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island for their historical value. Head to Fifth Avenue and Shopping Girlfriend NYCfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Long Beach, browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City itinerary planner.

Getting from Buffalo to New York City by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buffalo in October, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 68°F and 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trip

Long Beach
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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