3 days in New York City & Lake George Itinerary

3 days in New York City & Lake George Itinerary

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3 days in New York City & Lake George Itinerary

Start: Newark
Train:  30 min
1
New York City
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h
2
Lake George
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
End: Newark

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day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the New York City travel itinerary planner.

Newark to New York City is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In September in New York City, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Lake George.

Things to do in New York City

Neighborhoods Shopping
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Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

2
nights
Lake George

Lake George ©
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.
On the 15th (Sat), trek along Cat and Thomas Mountains and then explore the activities along Lake George. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Schroon Lake Town Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Veterans Memorial Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lake George trip site .

You can drive from New York City to Lake George in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Lake George reach 74°F and lows reach 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lake George

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bolton Landing, Schroon Lake Town Beach
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Lake George ©
Lake George

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