21 days in Toronto, Niagara-on-the-Lake & New York State Itinerary

21 days in Toronto, Niagara-on-the-Lake & New York State Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  9 h
1
Toronto, Canada
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Niagara Falls, United States
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Watkins Glen, United States
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  4 h
5
New York City, United States
— 7 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Los Angeles, United States

5
nights
Toronto, Canada

Toronto ©
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Explore Toronto's surroundings by going to Niagara Falls (Skylon Tower, Butterfly Conservatory, &more). There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, stop by Soma Chocolate Maker, examine the collection at Hockey Hall of Fame, and browse the eclectic array of goods at St. Lawrence Market.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Toronto trip itinerary maker site.

Los Angeles, USA to Toronto is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Toronto due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Toronto: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Things to do in Toronto

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
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Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory
CN Tower
CN Tower
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada

2
nights
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada

Niagara-on-the-Lake ©
In a place calling itself the "Loveliest Town in Canada," vacations in Niagara-on-the-Lake remain a good choice for anyone searching for a relaxed and scenic experience in Canada's wine country.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Niagara SkyWheel and then try to win big at Niagara Fallsview Casino.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Niagara-on-the-Lake trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Toronto to Niagara-on-the-Lake in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Niagara-on-the-Lake are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Niagara Fallsview Casino ©
Niagara Fallsview Casino
Niagara SkyWheel ©
Niagara SkyWheel

3
nights
Niagara Falls, United States

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Niagara Falls is known for nature, casinos, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Cave of the Winds, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Niagara, admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, and don't miss a visit to Schoellkopf Power Station.

Find out how to plan Niagara Falls trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Niagara Falls is just a short distance from Niagara-on-the-Lake. In August, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Casinos

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House ©
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House
Niagara Falls Observation Tower ©
Niagara Falls Observation Tower

2
nights
Watkins Glen, United States

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at Corning Museum of Glass and then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park. On your second day here, immerse yourself in nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, explore the striking landscape of Stewart Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Robert Treman State Park.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Watkins Glen driving holiday planner.

Drive from Niagara Falls to Watkins Glen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Niagara Falls in August, Watkins Glen is little chillier at night with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Ithaca, Corning Museum of Glass, Taughannock Falls State Park
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park

7
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, and admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip builder app.

Getting from Watkins Glen to New York City by combination of taxi, flight, and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Watkins Glen in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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