8 days in New York State Itinerary

8 days in New York State Itinerary

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8 days in New York State Itinerary

Los Angeles
train + Fly:  9​h
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
Hyde Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Corning
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 45​min
Los Angeles

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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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Central Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock Observation Deck.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the New York City holiday planner.

Los Angeles to New York City is an approximately 9-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in October, with highs in New York City at 68°F and lows at 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hyde Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park
St. Patrick's Cathedral
9/11 Memorial

1
day
Hyde Park

Hyde Park is a town located in the western portion of Dutchess County, New York, United States, along the Hudson River and just north of the town of Poughkeepsie. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): snap pictures at Walkway Over the Hudson, contemplate the long history of Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and then contemplate the long history of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hyde Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from New York City to Hyde Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Hyde Park, with lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Corning.

Things to do in Hyde Park

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Walkway Over the Hudson
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2
days
Corning

Corning is a city in Steuben County, New York, United States, on the Chemung River. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Corning Museum of Glass and then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park. On your second day here, explore the galleries of West End Gallery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Corning's Gaffer District, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Woodlawn National Cemetery.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Corning trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hyde Park to Corning takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Corning sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Corning

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Woodlawn National Cemetery, Watkins Glen State Park
Highlights from your plan
Corning's Gaffer District
West End Gallery
Corning Museum of Glass

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