49 days in New York State Itinerary

49 days in New York State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New York State attractions planner
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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to New York City
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New York City
— 14 nights
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Cold Spring
— 6 nights
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Kerhonkson
— 6 nights
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Watkins Glen
— 5 nights
Drive
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Niagara Falls
— 6 nights
Drive
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Alexandria Bay
— 6 nights
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Ticonderoga
— 4 nights
Drive to Plattsburgh International Airport, Fly to Exeter

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New York City — 14 nights

Big Apple

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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

Exeter, UK to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cold Spring.
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Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Find places to stay Sep 5 — 19:

Cold Spring — 6 nights

Cold Spring is a village in the town of Philipstown in Putnam County, New York, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Cold Spring side-trips: Faraway Farm Alpacas (in Yorktown Heights), Shunpike Dairy (in Millbrook) and Salingers Orchard Farm Market and Bakery (in Brewster). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, deepen your understanding of the past and present with Hudson Valley Bucket List, examine the collection at Motorcyclepedia Museum, and admire the majestic nature at Schunnemunk State Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cold Spring route planner.

Getting from New York City to Cold Spring by car takes about 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New York City in September since evenings lows in Cold Spring dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kerhonkson.
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Find places to stay Sep 19 — 25:

Kerhonkson — 6 nights

Kerhonkson is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in Ulster County, New York, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Kerhonkson: Buck Brook Alpacas (in Roscoe), Frost Valley YMCA (in Claryville) and Lake Superior State Park (in Bethel). There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at DM Weil Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Nyquist-Harcourt Wildlife Sanctuary, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Wallkill Valley Rail Trail, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Catskill Park.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kerhonkson online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Cold Spring to Kerhonkson in 1.5 hours. September in Kerhonkson sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Watkins Glen.
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Find places to stay Sep 25 — Oct 1:

Watkins Glen — 5 nights

Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Watkins Glen: Lively Run Dairy (in Interlaken), Stever Hill Vineyards (in Branchport) and Boundary Breaks Vineyard (in Lodi). There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park, get engrossed in the history at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, learn about winemaking at Lime Berry Winery, and examine the collection at Corning Museum of Glass.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Watkins Glen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kerhonkson to Watkins Glen takes 3.5 hours. In October in Watkins Glen, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Niagara Falls.
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Wineries · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Find places to stay Oct 1 — 6:

Niagara Falls — 6 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Niagara Falls side-trips: Panama Rocks Scenic Park (in Panama), Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica (in Lackawanna) and National Comedy Center (in Jamestown). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, get some thrills on the water with Niagara Jet City Cruises, take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls holiday planner.

Drive from Watkins Glen to Niagara Falls in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Alexandria Bay.
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Alexandria Bay — 6 nights

Alexandria Bay is a village in Jefferson County, New York, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Grasse River Heritage Trail (in Canton), Stone Valley Trail (in Colton) and Old Forge (Moose River Farm & Bald Mountain). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Antique Boat Museum, take an in-depth tour of Boldt Castle and Yacht House, stroll around Rock Island Lighthouse State Park, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Dark Island Spirits Distillery.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Alexandria Bay using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Alexandria Bay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Ticonderoga.
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Find places to stay Oct 12 — 18:

Ticonderoga — 4 nights

Ticonderoga is a town in Essex County, New York, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Ticonderoga side-trips: Asgaard Farm & Dairy (in Au Sable Forks), Black Mountain (in Whitehall) and Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (in Blue Mountain Lake). There's much more to do: engage your brain at Star Trek Original Series Set Tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Marcy, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Tear of the Clouds, and identify plant and animal life at Adirondack Mountains.

Make your Ticonderoga itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Alexandria Bay to Ticonderoga takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
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Find places to stay Oct 18 — 22:

New York State travel guide

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Observation Decks · Scenic Walking Areas · Historic Sites
The Empire State
Home to the country's most populous city, the state of New York is a major gateway for immigration into the United States, but also one of the nation's prime holiday destinations. Take a trip down the state's numerous wilderness trails and scenic roads to visit quaint small towns, sandy beaches, historical estates, and artist colonies. Though the majority of visitors head for the big-city restaurants, theaters, and museums, you can venture deeper into the rugged and remote mountain areas to discover a world of picturesque forests, rivers, mountains, and lakes. New York also boasts the nation's largest forest preserve, encompassing much of the northeastern lobe of the state.
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