16 days in New York State Itinerary

16 days in New York State Itinerary

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16 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Syracuse
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
3
Rochester
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Dubai

7
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and New York Public Library. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Bronx Zoo (in Bronx) and Coney Island (in Brooklyn). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, examine the collection at Tenement Museum, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Central Park Zoo.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our New York City route planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to New York City is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Dubai to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in March, with highs in New York City at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Brooklyn, Bronx Zoo
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo

4
nights
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sciencenter and Rosamond Gifford Zoo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Syracuse: Sterling Nature Center (in Sterling), Oneida Community Mansion House (in Oneida) and Fort Rickey Discovery Zoo (in Rome). There's much more to do: deepen your understanding at Beaver Lake Nature Center, explore the activities along Finger Lakes, see the interesting displays at Onondaga Historical Association, and meet the residents at The Wild Animal Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Syracuse route site .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Syracuse takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in March, expect Syracuse to be little chillier, temps between 4°C and -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Rochester.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trips

Sterling Nature Center, Finger Lakes, Beaver Lake Nature Center, Oneida Community Mansion House, The Wild Animal Park
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Beaver Lake Nature Center ©
Beaver Lake Nature Center
The Wild Animal Park ©
The Wild Animal Park
Sciencenter ©
Sciencenter

3
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Strong National Museum of Play and Seneca Park Zoo. There's lots more to do: make a splash at Seabreeze Amusement Park, take an in-depth tour of Rochester Museum & Science Center, look and learn at Strasenburgh Planetarium, and get to know the resident critters at Wild Wings.

To see photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rochester online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from Syracuse to Rochester takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Wild Wings
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Seabreeze Amusement Park ©
Seabreeze Amusement Park
The Strong National Museum of Play ©
Wild Wings ©
Wild Wings

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