12 days in New York State Itinerary

12 days in New York State Itinerary

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12 days in New York State Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  25​h
New York City
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Corning
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
Niagara Falls
— Few hours
train + bus + Fly:  30​h
Sydney

5
days
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Family-friendly places like Central Park and New York Public Library will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, get great views at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary builder.

Sydney, Australia to New York City is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -15 hour difference. When traveling from Sydney in November, plan for colder days in New York City, with highs around 16°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Corning.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial

3
days
Corning

Corning is a city in Steuben County, New York, United States, on the Chemung River. Get some cultural insight at Corning Museum of Glass and Heritage Village of the Southern Finger Lakes. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Watkins Glen State Park and Glenn H Curtiss Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Corning: McGregor Vineyard (in Dundee) and Sanctuary Farm (in Watkins Glen). There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Hands-On Glass Studio, get to know the fascinating history of Corning's Gaffer District, and stroll the grounds of Woodlawn National Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Corning trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from New York City to Corning in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in December, with highs in Corning at 3°C and lows at -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Corning

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Watkins Glen, Glenn H Curtiss Museum, McGregor Vineyard, Woodlawn National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Corning Museum of Glass
Hands-On Glass Studio

1
day
Niagara Falls

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 7th (Thu), explore the activities along Niagara Falls and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Niagara Falls online itinerary creator.

You can drive from Corning to Niagara Falls in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds

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