14 days in New York State & Washington DC Itinerary

14 days in New York State & Washington DC Itinerary

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14 days in New York State & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + bus:  22​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Hyde Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Schroon Lake
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Cooperstown
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Penn Yan
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Washington DC
— 3 nights
+2
subway + bus + Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

2
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.
Family-friendly places like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary builder website .

Bengaluru, India to New York City is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Bengaluru to New York City, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in October, expect New York City to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hyde Park.

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
American Museum of Natural History ©

1
night
Hyde Park

Hyde Park ©
Hyde Park is a town in Dutchess County, New York, bordering the Hudson River north of Poughkeepsie. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, contemplate the long history of Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and then browse the collection at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hyde Park online tour 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 a bit cooler in Hyde Park, with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Schroon Lake.

Things to do in Hyde Park

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Schroon Lake

Schroon Lake ©
Schroon Lake is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Schroon in Essex County, New York, United States. On the 5th (Fri), Head underground at Natural Stone Bridge and Caves, sample the tasty concoctions at Paradox Brewery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Schroon Lake Town Beach, and finally look for gifts at The Towne Store.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Schroon Lake trip maker .

Traveling by car from Hyde Park to Schroon Lake takes 3 hours. While traveling from Hyde Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Schroon Lake, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cooperstown.

Things to do in Schroon Lake

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Natural Stone Bridge and Caves
Highlights from your plan
Natural Stone Bridge and Caves ©
Natural Stone Bridge and Caves
Paradox Brewery ©
Paradox Brewery
The Towne Store ©
The Towne Store

2
nights
Cooperstown

Cooperstown ©
Best known as the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown embraces Americana.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Fenimore Art Museum, then examine the collection at National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Hyde Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): tee off at Leatherstocking Golf Course, do a tasting at Pail Shop Vineyards, and then do a tasting at Rustic Ridge Winery.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cooperstown sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Schroon Lake to Cooperstown takes 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Cooperstown are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Penn Yan.

Things to do in Cooperstown

Museums Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Pail Shop Vineyards, Rustic Ridge Winery
Highlights from your plan
Fenimore Art Museum ©
Fenimore Art Museum
Hyde Hall ©
Hyde Hall

2
nights
Penn Yan

Penn Yan ©
Penn Yan is an incorporated village in Yates County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Keuka Lake Wine Trail, learn about winemaking at McGregor Vineyard, and then examine the collection at Corning Museum of Glass. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Boundary Breaks Winery, learn about winemaking at Red Newt Cellars, immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park, then do a tasting at Ryan William Vineyard, and finally learn about winemaking at Lime Berry Winery.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Penn Yan trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Cooperstown to Penn Yan by car takes about 3 hours. October in Penn Yan sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Penn Yan

Wineries Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Hector, Corning Museum of Glass, Boundary Breaks Winery, Lime Berry Winery, Watkins Glen State Park
Highlights from your plan
Boundary Breaks Winery ©
Boundary Breaks Winery
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Ryan William Vineyard ©
Ryan William Vineyard

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Arlington National Cemetery and Newseum. Appreciate the collections at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and National Air and Space Museum. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Korean War Veterans Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary maker website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Penn Yan to Washington DC. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Penn Yan in October; daily highs in Washington DC reach 25°C and lows reach 14°C. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

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