17 days in New York City & Nigeria Itinerary

17 days in New York City & Nigeria Itinerary

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17 days in New York City & Nigeria Itinerary

Start: Newark, United States
train:  30​min
1
New York City, United States
— 12 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
2
Lagos, Nigeria
— Few hours
Fly:  1​h
3
Benin City, Nigeria
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
4
Abuja, Nigeria
— 1 night
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Newark, United States

12
nights
New York City, United States

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.
Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx, about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, wander the streets of Times Square, and walk around The High Line.

Make your New York City itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Newark to New York City is an approximately half hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lagos.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Bronx Zoo
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

few
hours
Lagos, Nigeria

Lagos ©
Protected from the Atlantic by sand spits and barrier islands, Lagos quickly grew into a mega city due to its location, and currently operates one of the continent's largest and busiest ports.
On the 11th (Thu), explore the galleries of Nike Art Gallery and then explore the galleries of Red Door Art Gallery.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lagos driving holiday tool .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Lagos takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Lagos is 6 hours. In July, daytime highs in Lagos are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Benin City.

Things to do in Lagos

Museums Shopping Classes
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Nike Art Gallery ©
Nike Art Gallery

1
night
Benin City, Nigeria

Benin City ©
On the 12th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at W National Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Benin City trip builder website .

Fly from Lagos to Benin City in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Benin City are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Abuja.

Things to do in Benin City

Nature Parks
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W National Park ©
W National Park

1
night
Abuja, Nigeria

Abuja ©
The capital city of Nigeria, Abuja dates back to the 1980s, and in 2010 it represented the world's fastest-growing city.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at An Noor Mosque, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Bature Brewery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Abuja, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Benin City to Abuja in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Benin City in July, Abuja is slightly colder at night with lows of 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Abuja

Breweries & Distilleries Spas Historic Sites
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Bature Brewery ©
Bature Brewery
Spas
An Noor Mosque ©
An Noor Mosque

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