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: Sydney
Fly + train:  25​h
1
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mumford
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Blue Mountain Lake
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
New Paltz
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Long Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Step out of the city life by going to Cave of the Winds and Niagara Falls. There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Devil's Hole State Park, head outdoors with Niagara Jet Adventures, trek along Niagara Wine Trail USA, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Niagara Gorge Trail.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip itinerary planning website .

Sydney, Australia to Niagara Falls is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 15 hours traveling from Sydney to Niagara Falls due to the time zone difference. In August, Niagara Falls is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Mumford.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Niagara Jet Adventures
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Devil's Hole State Park ©
Devil's Hole State Park

1
night
Mumford

Mumford ©
The hamlet of Mumford lies on the west side of the Town of Wheatland, south of Oatka Creek on NY 36 and south of the terminus of NY 383.HistoryThe story of Mumford has been written by several local historians. On the 13th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum and then admire the masterpieces at Genesee Country Village & Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mumford day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Mumford takes 1.5 hours. In August in Mumford, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Blue Mountain Lake.

Things to do in Mumford

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum
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Genesee Country Village & Museum ©
Genesee Country Village & Museum

1
night
Blue Mountain Lake

Blue Mountain Lake ©
Blue Mountain Lake is a rural hamlet in the Town of Indian Lake of Hamilton County, New York at the intersection of New York Routes 28 and 30. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): stroll through Castle Rock Trail, then take an in-depth tour of Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Mountain Lake.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Blue Mountain Lake trip maker tool .

Drive from Mumford to Blue Mountain Lake in 4 hours. In August, Blue Mountain Lake is a bit cooler than Mumford - with highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New Paltz.

Things to do in Blue Mountain Lake

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Blue Mountain Lake
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Blue Mountain Lake ©
Blue Mountain Lake

2
nights
New Paltz

New Paltz ©
New Paltz is a town in Ulster County, New York, United States. On the 15th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA and then kick back and relax at Belleayre Beach. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Black Creek Preserve, contemplate the long history of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, and then take in the exciting artwork at DM Weil Gallery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New Paltz travel route tool .

Traveling by car from Blue Mountain Lake to New Paltz takes 3.5 hours. In August, New Paltz is somewhat warmer than Blue Mountain Lake - with highs of 33°C and lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Long Beach.

Things to do in New Paltz

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, Belleayre Beach, Black Creek Preserve
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DM Weil Gallery ©
DM Weil Gallery
Black Creek Preserve ©
Black Creek Preserve

2
nights
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach is a city in Nassau County, New York, United States. On the 17th (Sat), explore the activities along Marine Nature Study Area, stroll through Point Lookout Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Beach. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Tobay Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Gilgo Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Long Beach trip planner .

Traveling by car from New Paltz to Long Beach takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from New Paltz in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Long Beach, with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Long Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Point Lookout Beach, Gilgo Beach, Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church, Lido Beach, Marine Nature Study Area
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Point Lookout Beach ©
Point Lookout Beach
Marine Nature Study Area ©
Marine Nature Study Area

4
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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial will appeal to museum buffs. Shop till you drop at Fifth Avenue and Tiles For America. There's much more to do: make a trip to Central Park, admire the striking features of New York City Hall, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Long Beach to New York City in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in New York City are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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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 ©
American Museum of Natural History

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