9 days in Buffalo, New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

9 days in Buffalo, New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

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Washington DC
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Buffalo — 1 night

The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Maid of the Mist, Cave of the Winds, Goat Island, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take a tour by water with Maid of the Mist, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, then make a trip to Goat Island, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Buffalo holiday planner.

Los Angeles to Buffalo is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Buffalo is 3 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in April, with highs in Buffalo at 55°F and lows at 36°F. You will leave for New York City on the 10th (Sun).
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New York City — 4 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Museum of Natural History, St. Patrick's Cathedral, and other attractions you added. There's lots more to do: walk around Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read New York City driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Buffalo to New York City in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Buffalo in April: high temperatures in New York City hover around 61°F and lows are around 45°F. On the 14th (Thu), you're off to Washington DC.
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Washington DC — 2 nights

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.
On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, then explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and finally gain insight at Georgetown University.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 49°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
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