14 days in New York State Itinerary

14 days in New York State Itinerary

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14 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
1
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Watkins Glen
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Millbrook
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
When in Niagara Falls, make a side trip to see Our Lady of Victory Basilica in Lackawanna, approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: Head underground at Cave of the Winds, head off the coast to Grass Island, immerse yourself in nature at Whirlpool State Park, and admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls holiday planner .

Washington DC to Niagara Falls is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in June; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 77°F and lows reach 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Niagara Jet Adventures
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Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

2
nights
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, experience rural life at Apple Barrel Orchards, learn about winemaking at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park, and finally do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the waterfront activity at South Shore Marina on Owasco Lake, get outside with Skeanateales NY, and then take a memorable drive along Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Watkins Glen holiday maker tool .

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Watkins Glen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. June in Watkins Glen sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Millbrook.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Outdoors Parks Wineries

Side Trips

South Shore Marina on Owasco Lake, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, Skeanateales NY, Apple Barrel Orchards
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Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

2
nights
Millbrook

Millbrook ©
Millbrook is a village in Dutchess County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Minnewaska State Park Preserve, take in the exciting artwork at DM Weil Gallery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Widow Jane Mine, then explore the activities along T.R. Gallo West Strand Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Wethersfield Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): stroll around Tymor Park, trek along Mt. Ninham Fire Tower, grab your bike and head to Dutchess Rail Trail, then steep yourself in history at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, and finally experience rural life at Shunpike Dairy.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Millbrook trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Watkins Glen to Millbrook takes 4.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Millbrook are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Millbrook

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, Mt. Ninham Fire Tower, Widow Jane Mine, Tymor Park, DM Weil Gallery
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DM Weil Gallery ©
DM Weil Gallery
Minnewaska State Park Preserve ©
Minnewaska State Park Preserve

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, take a stroll through Times Square, and don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City planner .

Drive from Millbrook to New York City in 2 hours. Traveling from Millbrook in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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