7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
train:  30​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
4
Niagara Falls
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Newark

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Central Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, take a stroll through Times Square, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip website .

Newark to New York City is an approximately half hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. May in New York City sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin. On your second day here, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC tour website .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Washington DC, with highs around 76°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

1
night
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 15th (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, then get your game on at The Escape Game Dallas, and then contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Dallas trip planner .

Fly from Washington DC to Dallas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Dallas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Dallas: highs are around 83°F and lows about 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Top O'Hill Terrace, The Escape Game Dallas
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The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©

1
day
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls sightseeing planner .

Getting from Dallas to Niagara Falls by combination of flight and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Dallas to Niagara Falls, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dallas in May; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 70°F and lows reach 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls Observation Tower ©
Niagara Falls Observation Tower

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