3 days in Erie & Niagara Falls Itinerary

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Erie
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
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Erie — 1 night

Flagship City

Erie boasts a state park, casino, and racetrack all with the name Presque Isle.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): make a splash at Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort, stroll around Tom Ridge Environmental Center, and then walk around Presque Isle State Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Erie trip itinerary planning site.

Dayton to Erie is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Erie are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Niagara Falls.
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Niagara Falls — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, then take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and finally admire the majestic nature at Whirlpool State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Buffalo Zoo, then steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, and then try to win big at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Erie to Niagara Falls takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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