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

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

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

Start: Brisbane
Fly + train:  25​h
1
Niagara Falls
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

6
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Niagara Falls: The Strong National Museum of Play (in Rochester) and Letchworth State Park (in Castile). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, immerse yourself in nature at Whirlpool State Park, and make a trip to Goat Island.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls journey planner .

Brisbane, Australia to Niagara Falls is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 15 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Niagara Jet Adventures, Letchworth State Park, The Strong National Museum of Play, Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
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Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

7
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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in September, New York City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can 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

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore) and Gettysburg (Victorian Photography Studio & Gettysburg National Military Park). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and ponder the world of politics at White House.

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Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Horseshoe Casino
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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