32 days in New York State Itinerary

32 days in New York State Itinerary

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32 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + train:  13​h 30​min
1
Niagara Falls
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Rochester
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Ithaca
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Cooperstown
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Lake George
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
New York City
— 8 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

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, head off the coast to Three Sisters Island, don't miss a visit to Goat Island, and take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip itinerary builder website .

London, UK to Niagara Falls is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. When traveling from London in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Niagara Falls, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rochester.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Niagara Jet Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Hyde Park Golf Course ©
Hyde Park Golf Course
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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: Apple Country Spirits (in Williamson), Craft Ales and Lagers (in Phelps) and Geneva (Lake Drum Brewing & Ravines Wine Cellars - Seneca Lake). There's much more to do: savor the flavors at Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association, do a tasting at Colloca Estate Winery, sample the tasty concoctions at Knucklehead Craft Brewing, and try to win big at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Rochester online visit planner .

Drive from Niagara Falls to Rochester in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rochester can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ithaca.

Things to do in Rochester

Breweries & Distilleries Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Geneva, Craft Ales and Lagers, Lock 32 Brewing Company, CB Craft Brewers, Knucklehead Craft Brewing
Highlights from your plan
Craft Ales and Lagers ©
Craft Ales and Lagers
Apple Country Spirits ©
Apple Country Spirits
Lake Drum Brewing ©
Lake Drum Brewing

4
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Venture out of the city with trips to Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. (in Burdett), Dundee (Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard & McGregor Vineyard) and Watkins Glen (Watkins Glen State Park & Lakewood Vineyards). And it doesn't end there: sample the fine beverages at Krooked Tusker Distillery, learn about winemaking at Boundary Breaks Winery, and sample the tasty concoctions at The Brewery of Broken Dreams.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ithaca trip maker app .

You can drive from Rochester to Ithaca in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Ithaca are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cooperstown.

Things to do in Ithaca

Wineries Breweries & Distilleries Nature

Side Trips

Penn Yan, Hammondsport, Dundee, Watkins Glen, 1911 Spirits
Highlights from your plan
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard ©
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard
Krooked Tusker Distillery ©
Krooked Tusker Distillery

5
nights
Cooperstown

Cooperstown ©
Best known as the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown embraces Americana.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cooperstown: Prohibition Distillery (in Roscoe), Belleayre Beach (in Pine Hill) and Northeast Classic Car Museum (in Norwich). There's still lots to do: play a few rounds at Seven Oaks Golf Club, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Harvest Spirits, learn about winemaking at Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard, and sample the tasty concoctions at Sloop Brewing @ the Barn.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cooperstown trip planning website .

Drive from Ithaca to Cooperstown in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lake George.

Things to do in Cooperstown

Outdoors Golf Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Fly Creek, Belleayre Beach, Seven Oaks Golf Club, Prohibition Distillery, Northeast Classic Car Museum
Highlights from your plan
Seven Oaks Golf Club ©
Seven Oaks Golf Club
Sloop Brewing @ the Barn ©
Sloop Brewing @ the Barn
Pail Shop Vineyards ©
Pail Shop Vineyards

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Lake George side-trips: Square Eddy Expeditions (in North Creek), Schroon Lake (Schroon Lake Town Beach & Paradox Brewery) and Ledge Rock Hill Winery (in Corinth). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Wilmington Town Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Mirror Lake, do a tasting at Adirondack Winery, and walk around Hague Town Beach Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lake George trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Cooperstown to Lake George takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September in Lake George, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to New York City.

Things to do in Lake George

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Schroon Lake, Square Eddy Expeditions, Spas, Adirondack Winery, Ledge Rock Hill Winery
Highlights from your plan
Square Eddy Expeditions ©
Square Eddy Expeditions
Ledge Rock Hill Winery ©
Ledge Rock Hill Winery
Spas

8
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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, take a stroll through Times Square, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read New York City journey planner .

You can drive from Lake George to New York City in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Lake George in September; daily highs in New York City reach 31°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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