9 days in New York City & Niagara Falls Itinerary

9 days in New York City & Niagara Falls Itinerary

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9 days in New York City & Niagara Falls Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: New York City

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.
Get outdoors at Bushkill Falls and Allenhurst Beach Club. Kids will appreciate attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Greenwich Village, walk around Washington Square Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Met Cloisters.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New York City trip planning site .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. August in New York City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bushkill Falls, Allenhurst Beach Club
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Greenwich Village ©
Greenwich Village
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): trek along Niagara Gorge Trail, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, then examine the collection at Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, then admire the sheer force of Glen Falls, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Victory Basilica.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls attractions planner .

Getting from New York City to Niagara Falls by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Niagara Falls when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Glen Falls
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica

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