8 days in Corning & Niagara Falls Itinerary

8 days in Corning & Niagara Falls Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New York State trip itinerary planner
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Corning
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Niagara Falls
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Corning — 3 nights

Corning is a city in Steuben County, New York, United States, on the Chemung River. Attractions like Corning Museum of Glass and West End Gallery make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Corning: Aunt Sarah's Falls (in Montour Falls) and Watkins Glen (Watkins Glen State Park & Seneca Lake Wine Trail). There's still lots to do: join the crowd at Watkins Glen International, make a trip to Little Joe Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of Gaffer District, and admire the masterpieces at The Rockwell Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Corning journey planning tool.

Greenwich to Corning is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Greenwich in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 56°F in Corning. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Niagara Falls.
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Niagara Falls — 4 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.
Kids will enjoy Niagara Falls and Niagara Jet City Cruises. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Niagara Falls: Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum (in Rush), The Strong National Museum of Play (in Rochester) and Kutter's Cheese Factory Store (in Corfu). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Maid Of The Mist, take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, admire the majestic nature at Devil's Hole State Park, and find something for the whole family at Darien Lake Amusement Park.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls road trip site.

Traveling by car from Corning to Niagara Falls takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.
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