20 days in New York State Itinerary

20 days in New York State Itinerary

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20 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Stony Brook
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Cold Spring
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kerhonkson
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Alexandria Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Jamestown
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Riyadh

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at 9/11 Memorial and American Museum of Natural History. Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and browse the exhibits of Ellis Island.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New York City travel route planner .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to New York City is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Riyadh to New York City, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Riyadh in November, things will get colder in New York City: highs are around 16°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Stony Brook.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©

3
nights
Stony Brook

Stony Brook ©
Stony Brook is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the Town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County, New York, on the North Shore of Long Island. Escape the urban bustle at Orient Beach State Park and Baiting Hollow Hummingbird Sanctuary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stony Brook: Alex Ferrone Gallery (in Cutchogue), Quogue Wildlife Refuge (in Quogue) and Cold Spring Harbor State Park (in Cold Spring Harbor). The adventure continues: take a peaceful walk through Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge and identify plant and animal life at Bayard Cutting Arboretum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Stony Brook trip planning app .

Drive from New York City to Stony Brook in 1.5 hours. Traveling from New York City in November, Stony Brook is little chillier at night with lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Cold Spring.

Things to do in Stony Brook

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Quogue Wildlife Refuge, Bayard Cutting Arboretum, Alex Ferrone Gallery, Cold Spring Harbor State Park, Orient Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Orient Beach State Park ©
Orient Beach State Park
Bayard Cutting Arboretum ©
Bayard Cutting Arboretum
Quogue Wildlife Refuge ©
Quogue Wildlife Refuge

3
nights
Cold Spring

Cold Spring ©
Cold Spring is a village in the town of Philipstown in Putnam County, New York, United States. Hudson Beach Glass and Marian Shrine are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Hook Mountain State Park and Wolf Conservation Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cold Spring: Teatown Lake Reservation (in Ossining), Ward Pound Ridge Reservation (in Cross River) and Rockland Lake State Park (in Valley Cottage). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Anthony's Nose and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Croton Gorge Park.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cold Spring trip planner.

Traveling by car from Stony Brook to Cold Spring takes 2.5 hours. November in Cold Spring sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Kerhonkson.

Things to do in Cold Spring

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Valley Cottage, Teatown Lake Reservation, Wolf Conservation Center, Hudson Beach Glass, Anthony's Nose
Highlights from your plan
Hook Mountain State Park ©
Hook Mountain State Park
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation ©
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation
Rockland Lake State Park ©
Rockland Lake State Park

2
nights
Kerhonkson

Kerhonkson ©
Kerhonkson is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in Ulster County, New York, United States. On the 14th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Catskill Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Minnewaska State Park Preserve, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cragsmoor Stone Church. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA, kick back and relax at Belleayre Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Transfiguration Church.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kerhonkson trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Cold Spring to Kerhonkson in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Kerhonkson are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Alexandria Bay.

Things to do in Kerhonkson

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cragsmoor Stone Church, Belleayre Beach, Catskill Park, Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA, Holy Transfiguration Church
Highlights from your plan
Minnewaska State Park Preserve ©
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Cragsmoor Stone Church ©
Cragsmoor Stone Church

2
nights
Alexandria Bay

Alexandria Bay ©
Alexandria Bay is a village in Jefferson County, New York, United States. On the 16th (Sat), head off the coast to Antique Boat Museum, then explore the activities along Grass Point State Park, and then glide through natural beauty at Otter Creek Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Heart Island, then get engrossed in the history at Boldt Castle and Yacht House, and then stroll through Black River Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Alexandria Bay attractions planner.

Drive from Kerhonkson to Alexandria Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Kerhonkson in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Alexandria Bay: temperatures range from 8°C by day to -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Jamestown.

Things to do in Alexandria Bay

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Antique Boat Museum, Black River Trail
Highlights from your plan
Antique Boat Museum ©
Antique Boat Museum
Heart Island ©
Heart Island
Grass Point State Park ©
Grass Point State Park

1
night
Jamestown

Jamestown ©
Jamestown is a city in southern Chautauqua County, New York, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cockaigne Ski Area, then explore the striking landscape at Panama Rocks Scenic Park, and then stroll the grounds of Lake View Cemetery.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Jamestown trip itinerary site .

Drive from Alexandria Bay to Jamestown in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Jamestown can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Jamestown

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Panama Rocks Scenic Park, Cockaigne Ski Area
Highlights from your plan
Panama Rocks Scenic Park ©
Panama Rocks Scenic Park
Lake View Cemetery ©
Lake View Cemetery

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Get in touch with nature at Cave of the Winds and Niagara Wine Trail USA. Step out of Niagara Falls with an excursion to Our Lady of Victory Basilica in Lackawanna--about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, immerse yourself in nature at Reservoir State Park, hike along Niagara Gorge Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Devil's Hole State Park.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Niagara Falls journey builder website .

You can drive from Jamestown to Niagara Falls in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Highlights from your plan
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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