18 days in New York State Itinerary

18 days in New York State Itinerary

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18 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + train:  17​h 30​min
1
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Watkins Glen
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
New Paltz
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Change things up with a short trip to Our Lady of Victory Basilica in Lackawanna (about 36 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Cave of the Winds, admire the majestic nature at Whirlpool State Park, hike along Niagara Gorge Trail, and admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls tour itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Niagara Falls is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 7 hours. When traveling from Tel Aviv in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Niagara Falls, with highs around 28°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Niagara Jet Adventures, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
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Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

3
nights
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Lively Run Dairy (in Interlaken), Glenn H. Curtiss Museum (in Hammondsport) and Garrett Memorial Chapel (in Keuka Park). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., trek along Henry A. Smith Woods, relax in the rural setting at Boundary Breaks Winery, and admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

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

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Watkins Glen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Niagara Falls in September since evenings lows in Watkins Glen dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Paltz.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Apple Barrel Orchards, Corning Museum of Glass, Boundary Breaks Winery, Garrett Memorial Chapel, Henry A. Smith Woods
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Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass

3
nights
New Paltz

New Paltz ©
New Paltz is a town in Ulster County, New York, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Paltz: T.R. Gallo West Strand Park (in Kingston), Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum (in Hyde Park) and Sam's Point Preserve (in Cragsmoor). There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at DM Weil Gallery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Shawangunk Mountains, look for all kinds of wild species at Black Creek Preserve, and browse the collection at Elting Memorial Library.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the New Paltz trip itinerary site .

Getting from Watkins Glen to New Paltz by car takes about 4 hours. In September, daytime highs in New Paltz are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Paltz

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Black Creek Preserve, T.R. Gallo West Strand Park, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, Shawangunk Mountains, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
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DM Weil Gallery ©
DM Weil Gallery
Minnewaska State Park Preserve ©
Minnewaska State Park Preserve

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and explore and take pictures at The High Line.

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Traveling by car from New Paltz to New York City takes 2 hours. Traveling from New Paltz in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New York City, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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