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: Brisbane
Fly:  26​h
1
Lake Placid
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ticonderoga
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Saratoga Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Hyde Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Cooperstown
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Alexandria Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Auburn
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Corning
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: Brisbane

3
nights
Lake Placid

Lake Placid ©
Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, United States. Head to Adirondack Artists Guild and View Arts Centerfor some retail therapy. Escape the urban bustle at Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake and The Wild Center. Step out of Lake Placid with an excursion to Camp Santanoni in Newcomb--about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Eustace Episcopal Church, steep yourself in history at John Brown Farm State Historic Site, and take in the awesome beauty at Whiteface Mountain.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lake Placid journey planner .

Brisbane, Australia to Lake Placid is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Lake Placid, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Lake Placid is colder than Brisbane - with highs of 16°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Ticonderoga.

Things to do in Lake Placid

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Wilmington, View Arts Center, The Wild Center, Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, Camp Santanoni
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2
nights
Ticonderoga

Ticonderoga ©
Ticonderoga is a town in Essex County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): don't miss a visit to King's Garden, brush up on your military savvy at Fort Ticonderoga, and then steep yourself in history at Crown Point State Historic Site. On the next day, enjoy the sea views from Champlain Memorial Lighthouse, stop by Gunnison Lakeshore Orchards, then get outside with Mt. Defiance, and finally explore the galleries of Ticonderoga Historical Society.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ticonderoga sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Lake Placid to Ticonderoga in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Lake Placid in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ticonderoga, with lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Saratoga Springs.

Things to do in Ticonderoga

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Crown Point
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King's Garden ©
King's Garden
Crown Point State Historic Site ©
Crown Point State Historic Site
Fort Ticonderoga ©
Fort Ticonderoga

4
nights
Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs ©
Named for the restorative mineral springs in the area, Saratoga Springs began its life as a resort town.
For shopping fun, head to The Hyde Collection Art Museum and Historic Home or Saratoga Olive Oil Company. Explore hidden gems such as Saratoga National Historical Park and Martin Van Buren National Historic Site. Change things up with these side-trips from Saratoga Springs: New York State Museum (in Albany), Warren County Bikeway (in Lake George) and Feeder Canal Trail (in Glens Falls). The adventure continues: cast your line with a fishing tour, stroll through Charles Lathrop Demonstration Pack Forest, don't miss a visit to Kinderhook Cemetery, and go for a walk through Albany Rural Cemetery.

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Traveling by car from Ticonderoga to Saratoga Springs takes 1.5 hours. October in Saratoga Springs sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hyde Park.

Things to do in Saratoga Springs

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Glens Falls, Kinderhook, Charles Lathrop Demonstration Pack Forest, New York State Museum, Saratoga Monument
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Saratoga Olive Oil Company ©
Saratoga Olive Oil Company
Saratoga National Historical Park ©
Saratoga National Historical Park

4
nights
Hyde Park

Hyde Park ©
Hyde Park is a town in Dutchess County, New York, bordering the Hudson River north of Poughkeepsie. Escape the urban bustle at Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA and Thunderhart Golf Course. Get a sense of the local culture at Val-Kill Cottage and Thomas Cole National Historic Site. Change things up with these side-trips from Hyde Park: Woodbury Common Premium Outlets (in Central Valley), Adams Fairacre Farms (in Wappingers Falls) and Hudson Beach Glass (in Beacon). There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at DM Weil Gallery, stop by Emerge Gallery & Art Space, make a trip to G. Steve Jordan Gallery, and steep yourself in history at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hyde Park online route planner .

Drive from Saratoga Springs to Hyde Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Saratoga Springs in October, expect nights in Hyde Park to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cooperstown.

Things to do in Hyde Park

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

New Paltz, Thunderhart Golf Course, Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, Hudson Beach Glass, Adams Fairacre Farms
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DM Weil Gallery ©
DM Weil Gallery
Hudson Beach Glass ©
Hudson Beach Glass

4
nights
Cooperstown

Cooperstown ©
Best known as the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown embraces Americana.
You'll explore and learn at The Farmers' Museum and Hanford Mills Museum. Get outdoors at Delaware Otsego Audubon Soc. Sanctuary and Friends of Rogers. Get out of town with these interesting Cooperstown side-trips: Kirkland Library (in Clinton), Oriskany Battlefield State Historic Site (in Oriskany) and Meyda Tiffany Lighting (in Yorkville). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard, see the interesting displays at National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery, and explore the activities along Hudson River.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cooperstown route website .

Drive from Hyde Park to Cooperstown in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Hyde Park in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cooperstown: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Alexandria Bay.

Things to do in Cooperstown

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Meyda Tiffany Lighting, Friends of Rogers, Hanford Mills Museum, Hudson River, Oriskany Battlefield State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
The Farmers' Museum ©
The Farmers' Museum
Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard ©
Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard
Hanford Mills Museum ©
Hanford Mills Museum

3
nights
Alexandria Bay

Alexandria Bay ©
Alexandria Bay is a village in Jefferson County, New York, United States. Get some cultural insight at Singer Castle on Dark Island and Thousand Islands Winery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Boldt Yacht House and Trinity Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alexandria Bay: Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site (in Sackets Harbor), Frederic Remington Art Museum (in Ogdensburg) and Tibbetts Point Lighthouse (in Cape Vincent). There's much more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, take an in-depth tour of Boldt Castle and Yacht House, look for gifts at 1000 Islands River Rat Cheese, and learn about winemaking at Otter Creek WInery.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Alexandria Bay trip planner .

You can drive from Cooperstown to Alexandria Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. October in Alexandria Bay sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Auburn.

Things to do in Alexandria Bay

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Trinity Church, 1000 Islands River Rat Cheese, Tibbetts Point Lighthouse, Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, Frederic Remington Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Thousand Islands Winery ©
Thousand Islands Winery
Frederic Remington Art Museum ©
Frederic Remington Art Museum
Singer Castle on Dark Island ©
Singer Castle on Dark Island

4
nights
Auburn

Auburn ©
Auburn is a city in Cayuga County, New York, United States, located at the north end of Owasco Lake, one of the Finger Lakes, in Central New York. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seward House Museum and Muranda Cheese Company. Get some historical perspective at Women's Rights National Historical Park and Fort Ontario State Historic Site. Venture out of the city with trips to Peter Whitmer Log Home (in Waterloo), Sterling Nature Center (in Sterling) and Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum (in Sodus Point). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Harriet Tubman Home, view the masterpieces at Gallery 54, identify plant and animal life at Montezuma Audubon Center, and don't miss a visit to Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Auburn online tour planner .

You can drive from Alexandria Bay to Auburn in 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Corning.

Things to do in Auburn

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Waterloo, Palmyra, Fort Ontario State Historic Site, Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, Montezuma Audubon Center
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Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum
Women's Rights National Historical Park ©
Book of Mormon Publication Site ©
Book of Mormon Publication Site

3
nights
Corning

Corning ©
Corning is a city in Steuben County, New York, United States, on the Chemung River. Head to West End Gallery and Vitrix Hot Glass Studiofor plenty of shopping. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Glenn H. Curtiss Museum and Heritage Village of the Southern Finger Lakes. Get out of town with these interesting Corning side-trips: Garrett Memorial Chapel (in Keuka Park), Watkins Glen State Park (in Watkins Glen) and Bath National Cemetery (in Bath). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Gaffer District, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Horseheads Brewing, stroll the grounds of Mark Twain's Grave, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Corning tour planner.

You can drive from Auburn to Corning in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Corning can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corning

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bath National Cemetery, Watkins Glen State Park, Horseheads Brewing, Mark Twain's Grave, Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Highlights from your plan
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Gaffer District ©
Gaffer District

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