30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 5 nights
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Albany
— 4 nights
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Plattsburgh
— 4 nights
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Syracuse
— 3 nights
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Rochester
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Buffalo
— 3 nights
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Ithaca
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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.
Get some cultural insight at 9/11 Memorial and New York Public Library. Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and see the interesting displays at Tenement Museum.

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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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in New York City

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9/11 Memorial
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Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Norman Rockwell Museum and New York State Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: The Clark Art Institute (in Williamstown), Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site (in Hyde Park) and Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home (in Manchester). It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and contemplate the long history of New York State Executive Mansion.

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You can drive from New York City to Albany in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in July since evenings lows in Albany dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Plattsburgh.

Things to do in Albany

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

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Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh ©
Plattsburgh is a city in and the seat of Clinton County, New York, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Whiteface Mountain and The Wild Center. Step out of the city life by going to Stowe Recreation Path and Burlington Bike Path. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Plattsburgh: Mirror Lake (in Lake Placid), Schroon Lake Town Beach (in Schroon Lake) and Shelburne Museum (in Shelburne). There's more to do: examine the collection at Plattsburgh Airforce Base Museum.

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You can drive from Albany to Plattsburgh in 3 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Albany in July since evenings lows in Plattsburgh dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in Plattsburgh

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

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Mirror Lake
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The Wild Center
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Shelburne Museum
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Syracuse

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Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at International Boxing Hall of Fame and City Market. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Destiny USA and Sandy Island Beach State Park. Go for a jaunt from Syracuse to Henderson to see Westcott Beach State Park about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Jamesville Beach and admire the striking features of Clinton Square.

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Getting from Plattsburgh to Syracuse by car takes about 4.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Syracuse can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · 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.
Get some historical perspective at National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House and Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Letchworth State Park and Edgerton Model Railroad Room. When in Rochester, make a side trip to see Arbor Hill Grapery & Winery in Naples, approximately Naples away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of George Eastman Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at The Strong National Museum of Play, look for gifts at Stever's Candies, and experience rural life at Whitter Fruit Farm.

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Getting from Syracuse to Rochester by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Rochester are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Buffalo.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House and Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cave of the Winds and Canalside. Change things up with these side-trips from Buffalo: Niagara Falls (Maid of the Mist & Niagara Falls Observation Tower). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Times Beach Preserve, take an in-depth tour of Pierce-Arrow Museum, and kick back and relax at Woodlawn Beach State Park.

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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, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ithaca.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

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Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Step off the beaten path and head to Watkins Glen State Park and Robert Treman State Park. Museum-lovers will get to explore Corning Museum of Glass and Glenn H. Curtiss Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Ithaca side-trips: Buttonwood Grove Winery (in Romulus), Bath National Cemetery (in Bath) and Barnstormer Winery (in Rock Stream). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., kick back and relax at Champlin Beach Park, experience rural life at Boundary Breaks Winery, and get engrossed in the history at Finger Lakes Boating Museum.

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Drive from Buffalo to Ithaca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ithaca

Wineries · Parks · Museums · Nature

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