8 days in New York State & Missouri Itinerary

8 days in New York State & Missouri Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New York City
— 3 nights
2
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
3
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Speed Boats Tours and East River Waterfront Esplanade. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, walk around The High Line, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Albany to New York City is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Albany in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New York City, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Central Park ©
Central Park
East River Waterfront Esplanade ©
East River Waterfront Esplanade
Speed Boats Tours

2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Al Foster Memorial Trail, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bluff View Trail, and then hike along Rock Hollow Trial. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Veterans Honor Park and then identify plant and animal life at Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Saint Louis trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Saint Louis takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Saint Louis due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Saint Louis, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Wildwood, Veterans Honor Park, Rock Hollow Trial
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Veterans Honor Park ©
Veterans Honor Park
Bluff View Trail ©
Bluff View Trail

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nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, thenget a new perspective on things with Maid of the Mist, thenHead underground at Cave of the Winds, and finally trek along Niagara Gorge Trail. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, thenadmire the majestic nature at Devil's Hole State Park, thenget outside with Niagara Jet Adventures, and finally admire the majestic nature at Whirlpool State Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Niagara Falls road trip tool.

Getting from Saint Louis to Niagara Falls by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Saint Louis in August, expect Niagara Falls to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Niagara Jet Adventures
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Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist

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