31 days in New York State Itinerary

31 days in New York State Itinerary

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31 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + taxi:  2​h
1
Watkins Glen
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Rochester
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
North Creek
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Millbrook
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Bronx
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
New York City
— 7 nights
train:  30​min
End: Newark

3
nights
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Watkins Glen: Glenn H. Curtiss Museum (in Hammondsport), Animal Adventure Park (in Harpursville) and Lively Run Dairy (in Interlaken). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Northeast Classic Car Museum, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, do a tasting at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, and steep yourself in history at Seward House Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Watkins Glen travel planner.

Newark to Watkins Glen is an approximately 2-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Watkins Glen when traveling from Newark in June, with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Parks Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Northeast Classic Car Museum, Animal Adventure Park, Wine Tours & Tastings, Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Highlights from your plan
Northeast Classic Car Museum ©
Northeast Classic Car Museum
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.

4
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Get out of town with these interesting Rochester side-trips: Antique Wireless Museum (in Bloomfield), Medina Falls (in Medina) and Palmyra (Historic Palmyra Museum & Smith Family Farm). And it doesn't end there: have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play, stop by Schutt's Apple Mill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, and trek along Shadow Hills Maple Syrup Farm.

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You can drive from Watkins Glen to Rochester in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rochester can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Rochester

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Palmyra, Schutt's Apple Mill, Oswego River, Valentown Museum, Medina Falls
Highlights from your plan
Oswego River ©
Oswego River
The Strong National Museum of Play ©

5
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Go for a jaunt from Niagara Falls to Lackawanna to see Our Lady of Victory Basilica about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures, and immerse yourself in nature at Whirlpool State Park.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls travel route builder site .

Traveling by car from Rochester to Niagara Falls takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to North Creek.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Niagara Jet Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

3
nights
North Creek

North Creek ©
North Creek is a census-designated place and hamlet in the Adirondack Park, in the town of Johnsburg, in Warren County, New York, United States. Get out of town with these interesting North Creek side-trips: Bolton Landing (The Sembrich & Fishing Charters & Tours), Schroon Lake Town Beach (in Schroon Lake) and Avalanche Lake (in Adirondack). The adventure continues: get outside with Square Eddy Expeditions, explore the activities along Blue Mountain Lake, and stop by The Crossroads.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our North Creek trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Niagara Falls to North Creek in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Millbrook.

Things to do in North Creek

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bolton Landing, Mirror Lake, Avalanche Lake, The Crossroads, Blue Mountain Lake
Highlights from your plan
Square Eddy Expeditions ©
Square Eddy Expeditions
Mirror Lake ©
Mirror Lake
Blue Mountain Lake ©
Blue Mountain Lake

4
nights
Millbrook

Millbrook ©
Millbrook is a village in Dutchess County, New York, United States. Explore Millbrook's surroundings by going to Belleayre Beach (in Pine Hill), Dutchess Rail Trail (in Hopewell Junction) and Minnewaska State Park Preserve (in Kerhonkson). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at DM Weil Gallery, make a trip to G. Steve Jordan Gallery, take an in-depth tour of USS Slater DE-766, and explore the galleries of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Millbrook trip builder site .

Getting from North Creek to Millbrook by car takes about 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Millbrook are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Bronx.

Things to do in Millbrook

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

New Paltz, T.R. Gallo West Strand Park, Minnewaska State Park Preserve, Belleayre Beach, Lake Erie
Highlights from your plan
DM Weil Gallery ©
DM Weil Gallery
USS Slater DE-766 ©
USS Slater DE-766

4
nights
Bronx

Bronx ©
The northernmost New York City borough, the Bronx has many claims to fame, including being the birthplace of hip-hop and home of the New York Yankees.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pequonnock River Trail (in Trumbull), Norwalk River Valley Trail (in Wilton) and Tallman Mountain State Park (in Sparkill). There's much more to do: meet the residents at Bronx Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach, stroll around Harbor Island Park, and explore and take pictures at Yankee Stadium.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bronx trip planner .

Getting from Millbrook to Bronx by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Millbrook in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Bronx, with lows around 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Bronx

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

New Haven, Pequonnock River Trail, Harbor Island Park, Tallman Mountain State Park, Sasko Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
Yankee Stadium ©
Yankee Stadium
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery

7
nights
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Central Park, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the New York City online attractions planner .

New York City is very close to Bronx. In July, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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