8 days in New York City & Niagara Falls Itinerary

8 days in New York City & Niagara Falls Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New York State vacation planner

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New York City
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Niagara Falls
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New York City

— 4 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Speed Boats Tours and Food Tours. There's much more to do: stroll through Central Park, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Met Cloisters, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the New York City road trip tool.

Tampa to New York City is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tampa in August: high temperatures in New York City hover around 84°F and lows are around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

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Niagara Falls

— 3 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Niagara Falls and Niagara Jet Adventures. Venture out of the city with trips to Canalside (in Buffalo) and Letchworth State Park (in Castile). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Cave of the Winds, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, and take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Niagara Falls takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in August, expect little chillier with lows of 61°F in Niagara Falls. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips