9 days in Washington DC & Niagara Falls Itinerary

9 days in Washington DC & Niagara Falls Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation planner

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Washington DC
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Niagara Falls
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Washington DC

— 4 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Air and Space Museum and National Portrait Gallery. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, explore the world behind art at Smithsonian American Art Museum, stop by Capitol Hill, and wander the streets of Old Town.

Plan my day in Washington DC using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Columbus to Washington DC is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Washington DC when traveling from Columbus in October, with lows around 54°F. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Niagara Falls

— 4 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Hard Rock Cafe has been added to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Whirlpool State Park and Forest Lawn. Get in touch with nature at Niagara Jet Adventures and Bridal Veil Falls. There's more to do: head off the coast to Three Sisters Island and take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Niagara Falls planning site.

Fly from Washington DC to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, Niagara Falls is a bit cooler than Washington DC - with highs of 63°F and lows of 46°F. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Sun).

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Nightlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips