21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 12 nights
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Lake George
— 2 nights
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Watkins Glen
— 1 night
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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 1 night

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

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 Elfreth's Alley will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Venture out of the city with trips to Cloverdale Farm County Park (in Barnegat), Philadelphia (Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Kelly Drive, &more) and Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Times Square, get a taste of the local shopping with Fifth Avenue, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and walk around Central Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our New York City vacation maker.

Bogota, Colombia to New York City is an approximately 10-hour flight. May in New York City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lake George.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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9/11 Memorial
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Neighborhood
Times Square
3.9

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Lake George

Lake George ©

Queen of the American Lakes

A playground for America’s wealthy families, Lake George was nicknamed "Queen of the American Lakes." While these families often stayed in private country houses, a tourism industry built up around them in the early 20th century facilitated by two YMCAs.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): try to win big at Saratoga Race Course, admire the masterpieces at The Hyde Collection Art Museum and Historic Home, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake George, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Prospect Mountain, then kick back and relax at Million Dollar Beach, and finally learn about winemaking at Adirondack Winery.

To see ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Lake George trip planner.

Drive from New York City to Lake George in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Lake George when traveling from New York City in May, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Lake George

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

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Mountain
Prospect Mountain
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Winery / Vineyard
Adirondack Winery
4.3

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Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. On the 31st (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Two Goats Brewing, then learn about winemaking at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., and finally immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Watkins Glen online attractions planner.

You can drive from Lake George to Watkins Glen in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Watkins Glen can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 1st (Tue), examine the collection at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, get a new perspective on things with Maid of the Mist, and then try your luck at Seneca Niagara Casino. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, learn about all things military at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Watkins Glen to Niagara Falls in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Casinos · Museums

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New York City

New York City

Big Apple

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New York City online trip builder.

You can fly from Niagara Falls to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Niagara Falls in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New York City, with lows of 21°C. On the 4th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Nightlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

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