17 days in New York State Itinerary

17 days in New York State Itinerary

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17 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: Salvador
Fly:  17​h
1
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Rochester
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 6 nights
train + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Salvador

5
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.
Family-friendly places like Central Park and Bronx Zoo will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip site .

Salvador, Brazil to New York City is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Salvador to New York City is minus 2 hours. In August in New York City, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rochester.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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
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 Seabreeze Amusement Park. Explore Rochester's surroundings by going to Boundary Breaks Winery (in Lodi), Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. (in Burdett) and Watkins Glen State Park (in Watkins Glen). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, contemplate the long history of Seward House Museum, do a tasting at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, and delve into the lush surroundings at Henry A. Smith Woods.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rochester visit planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Rochester in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rochester, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Rochester

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Henry A. Smith Woods, Watkins Glen State Park, Boundary Breaks Winery, Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, Seward House Museum
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
The Strong National Museum of Play ©
Seabreeze Amusement Park ©
Seabreeze Amusement Park

6
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kids will enjoy Panama Rocks Scenic Park and Niagara Aerospace Museum. Go for a jaunt from Niagara Falls to Lackawanna to see Our Lady of Victory Basilica about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Cave of the Winds, trek along Niagara Gorge Trail, step off the mainland to explore Three Sisters Island, and take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls vacation planner .

Drive from Rochester to Niagara Falls in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Niagara Jet Adventures, Panama Rocks Scenic Park, Our Lady of Victory Basilica
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Aquarium of Niagara ©
Aquarium of Niagara
Niagara Aerospace Museum ©
Niagara Aerospace Museum

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