5 days in Niagara Falls & New York City Itinerary

5 days in Niagara Falls & New York City Itinerary

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5 days in Niagara Falls & New York City Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + Bus:  4​h 45​min
1
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 2 nights
End: New York City

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: try to win big at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino and then meet the residents at Aquarium of Niagara.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip builder .

New York City to Niagara Falls is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in March: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 5°C and lows are around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Casinos

Side Trip

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

2
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: stroll through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read New York City online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Niagara Falls in March: high temperatures in New York City hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough 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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