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

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

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

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Bus:  19 h 15 min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
3
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  22 h 30 min
End: Mumbai

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.
On the 16th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Upper West Side, then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then examine the collection at New York Public Library, and finally wander the streets of Fifth Avenue. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market, wander the streets of Greenwich Village, then take a stroll through Washington Square Park, then get a taste of the local shopping with SoHo, and finally appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip planner .

Mumbai, India to New York City is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to New York City is minus 10 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in March: high temperatures in New York City hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
Greenwich Village ©
Greenwich Village

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.
On the 18th (Wed), stroll around Great Falls Park, see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, and then wander the streets of Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, wander the streets of Capitol Hill, then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Marine Corps, and finally wander the streets of Georgetown.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC holiday planner.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from New York City in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Old Town, National Museum of the Marine Corps, Great Falls Park, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
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Old Town ©
Old Town
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 20th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls travel route site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Niagara Falls in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in March, things will get a bit cooler in Niagara Falls: highs are around 4°C and lows about -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Historic Sites

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

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