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: New York City
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Westhampton Beach
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Hammondsport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Pine Hill
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Hyde Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: New York City

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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.
9/11 Memorial and Trinity Church will appeal to history buffs. Times Square and Ellis Island are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Empire State Building, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, get great views at Top of the Rock, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New York City itinerary planning website .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to New York City. August in New York City sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Westhampton Beach.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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Westhampton Beach

Westhampton Beach ©
The Incorporated Village of Westhampton Beach is an incorporated village on the southeast coast of Long Island. On the 16th (Fri), contemplate the long history of St. James General Store, then kick back and relax at Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ponquogue Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of William Floyd Estate, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cupsogue Beach County Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Shinnecock East County Park.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Westhampton Beach trip itinerary site .

Drive from New York City to Westhampton Beach in 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in August, Westhampton Beach is slightly colder at night with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Westhampton Beach

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ponquogue Beach, St. James General Store, Shinnecock East County Park, Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach, William Floyd Estate
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Cupsogue Beach County Park ©
Cupsogue Beach County Park
Ponquogue Beach ©
Ponquogue Beach
William Floyd Estate ©
William Floyd Estate

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Visit Our Lady of Victory Basilica and Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Cave of the Winds and Goat Island. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, trek along Niagara Gorge Trail, and head outdoors with Niagara Jet Adventures.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Westhampton Beach to Niagara Falls. August in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Hammondsport.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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Hammondsport

Hammondsport ©
Hammondsport is a village at the south end of Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes of, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): learn about winemaking at Lime Berry Winery, then learn about winemaking at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, then do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., and finally admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, then explore and take pictures at Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Henry A. Smith Woods.

Make your Hammondsport itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Niagara Falls to Hammondsport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Hammondsport can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Pine Hill.

Things to do in Hammondsport

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association, Henry A. Smith Woods, Watkins Glen State Park
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Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard ©
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park

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Pine Hill

Pine Hill ©
Pine Hill is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in the western part of the town of Shandaken in Ulster County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA, tour the pleasant surroundings at Belleayre Beach, and then admire the sheer force of High Falls Trail.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Pine Hill travel planning website .

Traveling by car from Hammondsport to Pine Hill takes 3.5 hours. In August in Pine Hill, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Hyde Park.

Things to do in Pine Hill

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA, High Falls Trail
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Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA ©
Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA

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Hyde Park

Hyde Park ©
Hyde Park is a town in Dutchess County, New York, bordering the Hudson River north of Poughkeepsie. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): view the masterpieces at DM Weil Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and then steep yourself in history at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Catskill Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Minnewaska State Park Preserve.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hyde Park trip planner .

Drive from Pine Hill to Hyde Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Pine Hill in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Hyde Park, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Hyde Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

DM Weil Gallery, Catskill Park, Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Highlights from your plan
DM Weil Gallery ©
DM Weil Gallery
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt ©
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt

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