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: London
Fly + train:  14​h
1
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mumford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Watkins Glen
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Old Forge
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
New Paltz
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Get outdoors at Devil's Hole State Park and Bridal Veil Falls. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish and Lake View Cemetery. Change things up with a short trip to Panama Rocks Scenic Park in Panama (about 1h 55 min away). There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Goat Island, admire the majestic nature at Whirlpool State Park, stop by Three Sisters Trading Post, and get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls online trip itinerary builder .

London, UK to Niagara Falls is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Niagara Falls is minus 5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Mumford.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Niagara Jet Adventures, Lake View Cemetery, Panama Rocks Scenic Park
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Panama Rocks Scenic Park ©
Panama Rocks Scenic Park
Devil's Hole State Park ©
Devil's Hole State Park
Niagara Wine Trail USA ©
Niagara Wine Trail USA

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. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Genesee Country Village & Museum and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of the Genesee.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Mumford tour builder website .

Getting from Niagara Falls to Mumford by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Mumford can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Mumford

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Abbey of the Genesee
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Genesee Country Village & Museum ©
Genesee Country Village & Museum
Abbey of the Genesee ©
Abbey of the Genesee

1
night
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association, then do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., and then immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Watkins Glen trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Mumford to Watkins Glen in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Old Forge.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
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Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park

2
nights
Old Forge

Old Forge ©
Old Forge is a hamlet (and census-designated place) on New York State Route 28 in the town of Webb in Herkimer County, New York. On the 28th (Mon), trek along Castle Rock Trail, get engrossed in the history at Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, and then look for gifts at ADK Trading Post. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bald Mountain, then view the masterpieces at View Arts Center, and then fly down the slopes at McCauley Mountain.

Discover how to plan a Old Forge trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Watkins Glen to Old Forge in 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Old Forge are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Paltz.

Things to do in Old Forge

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Blue Mountain Lake, ADK Trading Post
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Bald Mountain ©
Bald Mountain
McCauley Mountain ©
McCauley Mountain

2
nights
New Paltz

New Paltz ©
New Paltz is a town in Ulster County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Hudson Beach Glass, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dutchess Rail Trail, then browse the fresh offerings at Adams Fairacre Farms, and finally admire the majestic nature at Minnewaska State Park Preserve. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Catskill Park, then examine the collection at The Den of Marbletown, then contemplate the long history of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, and finally stop by Albert Shahinian Fine Art.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New Paltz trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Old Forge to New Paltz takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Old Forge in October, you will find days in New Paltz are somewhat warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Paltz

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Albert Shahinian Fine Art, Minnewaska State Park Preserve, Catskill Park, Adams Fairacre Farms, Dutchess Rail Trail
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Minnewaska State Park Preserve ©
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Hudson Beach Glass ©
Hudson Beach Glass

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.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Times Square and The Museum of Modern Art. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, race across the water with a speed boat tour, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiles For America.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New York City travel planning tool .

Traveling by car from New Paltz to New York City takes 2 hours. Traveling from New Paltz in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 16°C in New York City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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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 ©

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