9 days in New York City, Watkins Glen & Niagara Falls Itinerary

9 days in New York City, Watkins Glen & Niagara Falls Itinerary

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9 days in New York City, Watkins Glen & Niagara Falls Itinerary

Start: New York City
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New York City
— 6 nights
Bus + Taxi:  4​h
2
Watkins Glen
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
3
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  29​h 30​min
End: New York City

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and Artists & Fleas at Chelsea Market. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Times Square, contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial, go for a walk through Central Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner .

If you are flying in from Egypt, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Watkins Glen trip builder app .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from New York City to Watkins Glen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from New York City in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 14°C in Watkins Glen. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Shopping

Side Trip

The Windmill Farm & Craft Market
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The Windmill Farm & Craft Market ©
The Windmill Farm & Craft Market

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Watkins Glen to Niagara Falls takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Casinos Fun & Games Parks
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Seneca Niagara Casino ©
Seneca Niagara Casino
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls Observation Tower ©
Niagara Falls Observation Tower

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