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

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

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

Start: New Delhi
Fly + train:  20​h 15​min
1
Niagara Falls
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

1
day
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 30th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, then examine the collection at Niagara Wax Museum of History, and finally trek along Niagara Gorge Trail.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip planning website .

New Delhi, India to Niagara Falls is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Niagara Falls is minus 10 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in May, with highs in Niagara Falls at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Niagara Wax Museum of History ©
Niagara Wax Museum of History

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at National Zoological Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Niagara Falls in May; daily highs in Washington DC reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and New York Public Library. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the New York City day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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