Best Day Trips from New York

Best Day Trips from New York

New York City is relatively close to other major destinations that can be visited during a day or a weekend. These day trips are only worth doing if you’re in New York for over five days.

Top Places to Visit Near New York

Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. is the capital of the US and the most popular city to visit from NYC. Find out what to see in Washington and how to get to the city.

Niagara Falls

With a vertical drop of 165 feet (50 m) and 3,409 feet (1,000 m) wide, Niagara Falls is considered one of the most beautiful phenomenon in the world.


Historically very rich and just 2 hours away from New York City, Philadelphia is one of the most interesting cities to visit from New York.

Atlantic City

Atlantic City is famous for being the East Coast alternative to Las Vegas. Find out how to get to the city from NYC and its top attractions.

The Amish in Lancaster

What are the Amish? How do they live? Is it possible to visit their community? Find out how to get to Lancaster, the Amish country.

How to Book These Day Trips?

Except if you want to go by car or want to go at your leisure, you can book these day-trips on our website and many other excursions with an English-speaking tour guide. For example, the day trip to Washington only costs $140.