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: Paris
Fly + bus:  11​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Roxbury
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
North River
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Saranac Lake
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Watkins Glen
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Fire Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Paris

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.
On the 25th (Tue), enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument and then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary planning site .

Paris, France to New York City is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Paris to New York City due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Roxbury.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

3
nights
Roxbury

Roxbury ©
Roxbury is a town in Delaware County, New York, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Plattekill Mountain and Ferncliff Forest. Explore hidden gems such as Belleayre Beach and Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA. Change things up with these side-trips from Roxbury: Lotus Fine Art and Design (in Woodstock), Prohibition Distillery (in Roscoe) and Catskill Park (in Sundown).

To find photos and more tourist information, go to the Roxbury route planning tool .

You can drive from New York City to Roxbury in 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in Roxbury reach 2°C and lows reach -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to North River.

Things to do in Roxbury

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Belleayre Beach, Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA, Ferncliff Forest, Lotus Fine Art and Design, Catskill Park
Highlights from your plan
Plattekill Mountain ©
Plattekill Mountain
Belleayre Beach ©
Belleayre Beach
Ferncliff Forest ©
Ferncliff Forest

2
nights
North River

North River ©
North River is a hamlet in the Town of Johnsburg, in Upstate New York, within the Adirondack Mountains. On the 31st (Mon), hit the slopes at Oak Mountain Ski Center and then contemplate the long history of Camp Santanoni. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): fly down the slopes at Garnet Hill Lodge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the North River online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Roxbury to North River by car takes about 3 hours. In December in North River, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Saranac Lake.

Things to do in North River

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Camp Santanoni, Oak Mountain Ski Center
Highlights from your plan
Oak Mountain Ski Center ©
Oak Mountain Ski Center
Garnet Hill Lodge ©
Garnet Hill Lodge
Camp Santanoni ©
Camp Santanoni

2
nights
Saranac Lake

Saranac Lake ©
Saranac Lake is a village in the state of New York, United States. On the 2nd (Wed), ski along the peaceful trails at Paul Smith's College VIC, then take in the exciting artwork at Adirondack Artists Guild, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Eustace Episcopal Church, and finally explore and take pictures at Uihlein Sugar Maple Research & Extension Field Station. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Mirror Lake, glide through natural beauty at Mount Van Hoevenberg, and then look for gifts at Just Bead It.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Saranac Lake itinerary website .

You can drive from North River to Saranac Lake in 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from North River in January: high temperatures in Saranac Lake hover around -4°C and lows are around -19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Saranac Lake

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Lake Placid, Paul Smith's College VIC
Highlights from your plan
Paul Smith's College VIC ©
Paul Smith's College VIC
Mount Van Hoevenberg ©
Mount Van Hoevenberg
Adirondack Artists Guild ©
Adirondack Artists Guild

2
nights
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): examine the collection at Corning Museum of Glass and then immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park. Keep things going the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Henry A. Smith Woods, learn about winemaking at Bloomer Creek Vineyard, do a tasting at McGregor Vineyard, then pause for some serene contemplation at Garrett Memorial Chapel, and finally learn about winemaking at Heron Hill Tasting Room on Seneca Lake.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Watkins Glen journey maker .

You can drive from Saranac Lake to Watkins Glen in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In January, Watkins Glen is a bit warmer than Saranac Lake - with highs of 0°C and lows of -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Henry A. Smith Woods, Bloomer Creek Vineyard, Heron Hill Tasting Room on Seneca Lake, Corning Museum of Glass, Garrett Memorial Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then immerse yourself in nature at Whirlpool State Park.

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You can drive from Watkins Glen to Niagara Falls in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fire Island.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Whirlpool State Park ©
Whirlpool State Park

2
nights
Fire Island

Fire Island ©
Fire Island is the large center island of the outer barrier islands parallel to the south shore of Long Island, New York. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through The Sunken Forest and then stroll through Kismet Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Sailors Haven Visitor Center and then stroll through Ocean Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Fire Island journey builder .

Explore your travel options from Niagara Falls to Fire Island with the Route module. In January, Fire Island is a bit warmer than Niagara Falls - with highs of 4°C and lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fire Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sailors Haven Visitor Center ©
Sailors Haven Visitor Center
The Sunken Forest ©
The Sunken Forest

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