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

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  13​h
Rochester
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Penn Yan
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Old Forge
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Lake Placid
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
Saratoga Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Hampton Bays
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

3
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Stone-Tolan House Historic Site. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of The Wadsworth Homestead, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of the Genesee, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hamlin Beach State Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rochester day trip website .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rochester is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Rochester. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Rochester when traveling from Amsterdam in April, with lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Penn Yan.

Things to do in Rochester

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hamlin Beach State Park, Ravenwood Golf Club, Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, The Wadsworth Homestead, Lazy Acre Alpacas
Highlights from your plan
Ravenwood Golf Club ©
Ravenwood Golf Club
Abbey of the Genesee ©
Abbey of the Genesee
Lazy Acre Alpacas ©
Lazy Acre Alpacas

1
night
Penn Yan

Penn Yan ©
Penn Yan is an incorporated village in Yates County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Hunt Country Vineyards, do a tasting at Lime Berry Winery, do a tasting at McGregor Vineyard, learn about winemaking at Keuka Lake Wine Trail, then do a tasting at Anthony Road Wine Company, and finally do a tasting at Lacey Magruder Winery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Penn Yan road trip planning tool .

Drive from Rochester to Penn Yan in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Old Forge.

Things to do in Penn Yan

#Wineries

Side Trips

Hunt Country Vineyards, McGregor Vineyard, Lime Berry Winery, Lacey Magruder Winery
Highlights from your plan
Keuka Lake Wine Trail ©
Keuka Lake Wine Trail
McGregor Vineyard ©
McGregor Vineyard
Hunt Country Vineyards ©
Hunt Country Vineyards

few
hours
Old Forge

Old Forge ©
Old Forge is a hamlet (and census-designated place) on New York State Route 28 in the town of Webb in Herkimer County, New York. On the 26th (Thu), stop by Old Forge Hardware and then contemplate the long history of Town of Webb Historic Association.

Planning Old Forge trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Penn Yan to Old Forge in 3 hours. April in Old Forge sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lake Placid.

Things to do in Old Forge

#Historic Sites, #Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Town of Webb Historic Association ©
Town of Webb Historic Association
Old Forge Hardware ©
Old Forge Hardware

3
nights
Lake Placid

Lake Placid ©
Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Paul Smith's College VIC and Wilmington Town Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Camp Santanoni and St. Eustace Episcopal Church. Explore Lake Placid's surroundings by going to Paradox Brewery (in Schroon Lake) and Crown Point (Crown Point State Historic Site & Gunnison Lakeshore Orchards). There's still lots to do: stop by Just Bead It and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lake Placid trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Old Forge to Lake Placid in 2.5 hours. In April, Lake Placid is little chillier than Old Forge - with highs of 11°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Saratoga Springs.

Things to do in Lake Placid

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Crown Point, Paul Smith's College VIC, Paradox Brewery, Wilmington Town Beach, Camp Santanoni
Highlights from your plan
Paul Smith's College VIC ©
Paul Smith's College VIC
Crown Point State Historic Site ©
Crown Point State Historic Site
Camp Santanoni ©
Camp Santanoni

1
night
Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs ©
Named for the restorative mineral springs in the area, Saratoga Springs began its life as a resort town.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): stop by Saratoga Olive Oil Company and then look for gifts at Northshire Bookstore.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Saratoga Springs trip planner.

You can drive from Lake Placid to Saratoga Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Lake Placid in April; daily highs in Saratoga Springs reach 15°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Hampton Bays.

Things to do in Saratoga Springs

#Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Northshire Bookstore ©
Northshire Bookstore
Saratoga Olive Oil Company ©
Saratoga Olive Oil Company

2
nights
Hampton Bays

Hampton Bays ©
Hampton Bays is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in Suffolk County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): kick back and relax at Cooper's Beach and then admire the majestic nature at Orient Beach State Park. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Ponquogue Beach and then step off the mainland to explore Fire Island National Seashore.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hampton Bays online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Saratoga Springs to Hampton Bays takes 4.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Saratoga Springs in April since evenings lows in Hampton Bays dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hampton Bays

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Fire Island National Seashore, Cooper's Beach, Orient Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fire Island National Seashore ©
Fire Island National Seashore
Ponquogue Beach ©
Ponquogue Beach

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