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

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

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

Start: Sedona
shuttle + Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Buffalo
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  9​h 45​min
End: Sedona

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, make a trip to One M&T Plaza, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Victory Basilica.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Buffalo trip planner.

Sedona to Buffalo is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sedona to Buffalo, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sedona in January, you will find days in Buffalo are colder (32°F), and nights are slightly colder (18°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Buffalo

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Niagara Falls
Highlights from your plan
Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
One M&T Plaza
One M&T Plaza

4
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: make a trip to Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and wander the streets of Times Square.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner .

You can fly from Buffalo to New York City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Buffalo in January, with highs in New York City at 40°F and lows at 24°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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

3
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC day trip planning tool .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. January in Washington DC sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 29°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

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