8 days in New York State Itinerary

8 days in New York State Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Drive:  45 min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Buffalo
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Newark

5
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary builder app.

Newark to New York City is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. August in New York City sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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
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.
On the 7th (Fri), Head underground at Cave of the Winds, take a tour by water with Maid of the Mist, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, thenhead outdoors with Niagara Jet Adventures, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Devil's Hole State Park, thenexamine the collection at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Niagara Gorge Trail, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Buffalo day trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to Buffalo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in August: high temperatures in Buffalo hover around 79°F and lows are around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Buffalo

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, Niagara Jet Adventures
Highlights from your plan
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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