7 days in Niagara Falls, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

7 days in Niagara Falls, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

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7 days in Niagara Falls, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Niagara Falls
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 2 nights
End: New York City

1
day
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): get some fabulous bargains at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, then admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, and then Head underground at Cave of the Winds.

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Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In May in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA ©

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): explore the activities along Tidal Basin, get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, and then try to win big at Horseshoe Casino.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Niagara Falls in May, with highs in Washington DC at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Arlington, Horseshoe Casino
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Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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.
On the 25th (Sat), make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial. On your second day here, grab your bike and head to East River Waterfront Esplanade, then take a stroll through Times Square, and then take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.

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Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in May, you will find days in New York City are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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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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