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: London
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Rochester
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Auburn
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Blue Mountain Lake
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Cooperstown
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Woodstock
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Southampton
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: London

3
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Abbey of the Genesee and St. Stanislaus Kostka Church will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Corbett's Glen Nature Park and Phelps General Store. Explore Rochester's surroundings by going to Niagara Falls (in Niagara Falls), Arrowhead Spring Vineyards (in Lockport) and Lazy Acre Alpacas (in Bloomfield). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Garrett Memorial Chapel, contemplate the long history of Valentown Museum, and admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rochester trip itinerary maker .

London, UK to Rochester is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Rochester. In April in Rochester, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Auburn.

Things to do in Rochester

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Garrett Memorial Chapel, Watkins Glen State Park, Abbey of the Genesee, Niagara Falls, Lazy Acre Alpacas
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Abbey of the Genesee ©
Abbey of the Genesee
Corbett's Glen Nature Park ©
Corbett's Glen Nature Park
Lazy Acre Alpacas ©
Lazy Acre Alpacas

2
nights
Auburn

Auburn ©
Auburn is a city in Cayuga County, New York, United States, located at the north end of Owasco Lake, one of the Finger Lakes, in Central New York. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Harriet Tubman Home, explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Hill Cemetery, then admire the striking features of Willard Chapel, then make a trip to Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron, and finally identify plant and animal life at Montezuma Audubon Center. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Seward House Museum, identify plant and animal life at Sterling Nature Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Beaver Lake Nature Center.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Auburn travel route planner.

Getting from Rochester to Auburn by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Blue Mountain Lake.

Things to do in Auburn

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beaver Lake Nature Center, Montezuma Audubon Center, Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron, Sterling Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Harriet Tubman Home ©
Harriet Tubman Home
Beaver Lake Nature Center ©
Beaver Lake Nature Center
Fort Hill Cemetery ©
Fort Hill Cemetery

2
nights
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 5th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Northville-Lake Placid Trail, identify plant and animal life at Lake Lila Primitive Area, and then steep yourself in history at Camp Santanoni. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Buttermilk Falls, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountain, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Castle Rock Trail.

For ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Blue Mountain Lake itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Auburn to Blue Mountain Lake in 3 hours. Traveling from Auburn in May, expect Blue Mountain Lake to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cooperstown.

Things to do in Blue Mountain Lake

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Long Lake, Northville-Lake Placid Trail, Camp Santanoni
Highlights from your plan
Blue Mountain ©
Blue Mountain
Buttermilk Falls ©
Buttermilk Falls
Lake Lila Primitive Area ©
Lake Lila Primitive Area

2
nights
Cooperstown

Cooperstown ©
Best known as the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown embraces Americana.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Kateri Tekakwitha National Shrine and Historic Site, then steep yourself in history at Stone Arabia Stone Church, and then explore the activities along Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery, steep yourself in history at Fort Herkimer Church, then steep yourself in history at Hanford Mills Museum, and finally explore the activities along Hudson River.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cooperstown trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Blue Mountain Lake to Cooperstown by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Blue Mountain Lake in May since evenings lows in Cooperstown dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Woodstock.

Things to do in Cooperstown

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Fort Herkimer Church, Holy Trinity Monastery, Stone Arabia Stone Church, Hudson River, Saint Kateri Tekakwitha National Shrine and Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Hanford Mills Museum ©
Hanford Mills Museum
Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park ©
Fort Herkimer Church ©
Fort Herkimer Church

2
nights
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is a town in Ulster County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Old Dutch Church, then take in the awesome beauty at Catskill Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from The Hudson-Athens Lighthouse, Head underground at Stone Church, and then browse the collection at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Woodstock itinerary builder .

Getting from Cooperstown to Woodstock by car takes about 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Woodstock can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Southampton.

Things to do in Woodstock

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stone Church, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, Old Dutch Church, Catskill Park, Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA
Highlights from your plan
Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA ©
Stone Church ©
Stone Church
Old Dutch Church ©
Old Dutch Church

4
nights
Southampton

Southampton ©
Take a break from the city and head to Mtk Cruises and Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church and William Floyd Estate. Explore Southampton's surroundings by going to Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge (in Shirley), Baiting Hollow Hummingbird Sanctuary (in Baiting Hollow) and Quogue Wildlife Refuge (in Quogue). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Orient Beach State Park, admire the masterpieces at Southampton Arts Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First Presbyterian/Old Whaler's Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Poland Catholic Church.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Southampton online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Woodstock to Southampton takes 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Woodstock in May: highs in Southampton hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Southampton

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Montauk, Sag Harbor, William Floyd Estate, Quogue Wildlife Refuge, The East End Mushroom Company
Highlights from your plan
Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge ©
Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge
Quogue Wildlife Refuge ©
Quogue Wildlife Refuge
William Floyd Estate ©
William Floyd Estate

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