9 days in Niagara Falls, New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

9 days in Niagara Falls, New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

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9 days in Niagara Falls, New York City & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
1
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Seattle

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 8th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls travel site .

Seattle to Niagara Falls is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. June in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

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, 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, go for a walk through The High Line, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Niagara Falls in June, with lows around 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (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
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary planner .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 69°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 86°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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