26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 6 nights
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Albany
— 4 nights
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Plattsburgh
— 3 nights
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Ithaca
— 3 nights
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Rochester
— 3 nights
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Buffalo
— 6 nights

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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 SoHofor some retail therapy. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Patrick's Cathedral and New York Public Library. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip app.

Stockholm, Sweden to New York City is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Stockholm to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in June, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

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Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. Get a sense of the local culture at Norman Rockwell Museum and New York State Museum. Visit Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception for their historical value. Explore Albany's surroundings by going to The Clark Art Institute (in Williamstown), Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site (in Hyde Park) and Saratoga National Historical Park (in Stillwater). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Prospect Mountain, contemplate the long history of Historic Cherry Hill, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Albany Distilling Company.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Albany trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from New York City to Albany takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in July, plan for little chillier nights in Albany, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Plattsburgh.

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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

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Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh ©
Plattsburgh is a city in and the seat of Clinton County, New York, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shelburne Museum and Ethan Allen Homestead. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plattsburgh City Beach and White's Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Mirror Lake (in Lake Placid), Alburg Dunes State Park (in Alburgh) and Whiteface Mountain (in Wilmington). The adventure continues: hike along Burlington Bike Path.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Plattsburgh trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Albany to Plattsburgh in 3 hours. Traveling from Albany in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Plattsburgh, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ithaca.

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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

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Shelburne Museum
4.7

3
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Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Corning Museum of Glass and Salmon Pottery Gallery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Watkins Glen State Park and Taughannock Falls State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Bath National Cemetery (in Bath), Barnstormer Winery (in Rock Stream) and Glenn H. Curtiss Museum (in Hammondsport). It doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Robert Treman State Park and experience rural life at Lively Run Dairy.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ithaca day trip planning app.

You can drive from Plattsburgh to Ithaca in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In July, daytime highs in Ithaca are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rochester.

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Museums · Nature · Parks · Shopping

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Rochester

Rochester ©

Flower City

Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Letchworth State Park and Erie Canal Trail. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Strong National Museum of Play and Edgerton Model Railroad Room. Take a break from Rochester with a short trip to Arbor Hill Grapery & Winery in Naples, about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of George Eastman Museum, relax in the rural setting at Whitter Fruit Farm, steep yourself in history at National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, and stop by Stever's Candies.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rochester trip planning app.

Drive from Ithaca to Rochester in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Buffalo.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cave of the Winds and National Comedy Center. Visit Times Beach Preserve and Woodlawn Beach State Park for some beach relaxation. Explore Buffalo's surroundings by going to Westfield (Grape Discovery Center & Noble Winery), Maid of the Mist (in Niagara Falls) and Woodbury Winery & Vineyards (in Fredonia). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica, don't miss a visit to Canalside, and examine the collection at Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Buffalo vacation builder website.

Drive from Rochester to Buffalo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Buffalo can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Buffalo

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

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Must see
Cave of the Winds
4.8
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Specialty Museum
National Comedy Center
4.7

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