24 days in New York State Itinerary

24 days in New York State Itinerary

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Buffalo
— 5 nights
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New Paltz
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 8 nights
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Holtsville
— 5 nights

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Buffalo

Buffalo ©

Queen City

The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Attractions like Three Sisters Island and Niagara Wine Trail USA make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of the city life by going to Audubon Community Nature Center and Niagara Gorge Trail. Explore Buffalo's surroundings by going to Reverie Creamery (in Mayville), Niagara Falls (St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, Bridal Veil Falls, &more) and Cuba Cheese Museum (in Cuba). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Genesee Country Village & Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve, revel in the low prices at Kutter's Cheese Factory Store, and admire the majestic nature at Devil's Hole State Park.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Buffalo online trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Buffalo is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from London to Buffalo, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from London in December, with highs in Buffalo at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to New Paltz.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Natural History Museum
Audubon Community Nature Center
4.7
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Hiking Trail
Niagara Gorge Trail
4.7

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New Paltz

New Paltz ©
New Paltz is a town in Ulster County, New York, United States. Get outdoors at New York Zipline Canopy Tours and Magazzino Italian Art. Get a sense of the local culture at DM Weil Gallery and Holy Transfiguration Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Al Stickle 5 & Dime Store (in Rhinebeck), The Windham Path (in Windham) and Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA (in Claryville). There's much more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Catskill Park, stroll around Mohonk Preserve, hit the slopes at Hunter Mountain, and immerse yourself in nature at Bear Mountain State Park.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for New Paltz using our trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Buffalo to New Paltz with the Route module. In December, daily temperatures in New Paltz can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Paltz

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
DM Weil Gallery
4.9

8
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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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and Agora Galleryfor some retail therapy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Central Park, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

Drive from New Paltz to New York City in 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Paltz in December: high temperatures in New York City hover around 10°C and lows are around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Holtsville.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
9/11 Memorial
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Natural History Museum
American Museum of Natural History
4.2

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Holtsville

Holtsville ©
Holtsville is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in Suffolk County, New York, United States. You'll get in some beach time at Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach and Fire Island National Seashore. Get a sense of the local culture at Argyle Park and Setauket Neighborhood House. Step out of Holtsville to go to Babylon and see Captree State Park, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Bayard Cutting Arboretum, stop by Amazing Olive, and cast your line with Captain Fish of Port Jefferson.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Holtsville trip planner.

Getting from New York City to Holtsville by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December in Holtsville, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Holtsville

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Wildlife Area
Bayard Cutting Arboretum
4.8
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Wildlife Area
Holtsville Ecology Site
4.6
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Wildlife Area
Avalon Park & Preserve
4.8

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