8 days in New York City, Niagara Falls & Buffalo Itinerary

8 days in New York City, Niagara Falls & Buffalo Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New York State tour planner
Make it your trip
Fly
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New York City
— 3 nights
Fly
2
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Buffalo
— 2 nights
Fly to Manchester, Train to Nottingham

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New York City — 3 nights

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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read New York City day trip site.

Nottingham, UK to New York City is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Nottingham to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nottingham in July, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Niagara Falls.
Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Tours

Niagara Falls — 2 nights

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures, and then take in the history at Old Fort Niagara State Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip builder website.

Fly from New York City to Niagara Falls in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in July, things will get a bit cooler in Niagara Falls: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Buffalo.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Side Trips

Buffalo — 2 nights

The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Buffalo trip itinerary maker app.

Buffalo is just a stone's throw from Niagara Falls. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
Historic Sites
Side Trip