11 days in New York State Itinerary

11 days in New York State Itinerary

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11 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly + Drive:  15​h 45​min
1
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Norwich
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
New Paltz
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Niagara Gorge Trail, then hike along Devil's Hole State Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Victory Basilica.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls holiday builder site .

Helsinki, Finland to Niagara Falls is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Helsinki in September, expect Niagara Falls to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Norwich.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Our Lady of Victory Basilica
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

1
night
Norwich

Norwich ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Friends of Rogers and then see the interesting displays at Northeast Classic Car Museum.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Norwich trip maker .

Getting from Niagara Falls to Norwich by car takes about 4 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Norwich can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to New Paltz.

Things to do in Norwich

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Friends of Rogers
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Northeast Classic Car Museum ©
Northeast Classic Car Museum

1
night
New Paltz

New Paltz ©
New Paltz is a town in Ulster County, New York, United States. On the 22nd (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Black Creek Preserve, look for all kinds of wild species at Nyquist-Harcourt Wildlife Sanctuary, and then take in the exciting artwork at DM Weil Gallery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New Paltz road trip planner .

You can drive from Norwich to New Paltz in 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Norwich in September: highs in New Paltz hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Paltz

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Black Creek Preserve
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DM Weil Gallery ©
DM Weil Gallery
Black Creek Preserve ©
Black Creek Preserve
Nyquist-Harcourt Wildlife Sanctuary ©

6
nights
New York City

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip tool .

You can drive from New Paltz to New York City in 2 hours. Traveling from New Paltz in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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