40 days in New York State Itinerary

40 days in New York State Itinerary

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40 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly + bus:  11​h
1
New York City
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Long Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Southampton
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
New Paltz
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Schroon Lake
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Burdett
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Rochester
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Niagara Falls
— 5 nights
train + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Copenhagen

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.
Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Do some cultural sightseeing at Times Square and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

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

Copenhagen, Denmark to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Copenhagen to New York City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in June; daily highs in New York City reach 31°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Long Beach.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

3
nights
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach is a city in Nassau County, New York, United States. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Long Beach and Gilgo Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Long Beach side-trips: Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church (in West Babylon) and Tobay Beach (in Massapequa). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Jones Beach State Park, sample the tasty concoctions at Barrier Brewing Company, kick back and relax at Lido Beach, and stroll through Point Lookout Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Long Beach road trip planner.

Getting from New York City to Long Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Southampton.

Things to do in Long Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church, Jones Beach State Park, Tobay Beach, Lido Beach, Barrier Brewing Company
Highlights from your plan
Jones Beach State Park ©
Jones Beach State Park
Gilgo Beach ©
Gilgo Beach
Barrier Brewing Company ©
Barrier Brewing Company

4
nights
Southampton

Southampton ©
Let the collections at Alex Ferrone Gallery and Custom House Museum capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Main Beach and Coffee Pot Cellars Tasting Room. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Southampton: Cupsogue Beach County Park (in Westhampton Beach), Goldsmith's Inlet (in Southold) and Fire Island National Seashore (in Patchogue). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Ponquogue Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cooper's Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Orient Beach State Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First Presbyterian/Old Whaler's Church.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Southampton trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Long Beach to Southampton by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Long Beach in June, expect nights in Southampton to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to New Paltz.

Things to do in Southampton

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sag Harbor, Cutchogue, Cupsogue Beach County Park, Orient Beach State Park, Goldsmith's Inlet
Highlights from your plan
Ponquogue Beach ©
Ponquogue Beach
Cupsogue Beach County Park ©
Cupsogue Beach County Park
Alex Ferrone Gallery ©
Alex Ferrone Gallery

6
nights
New Paltz

New Paltz ©
New Paltz is a town in Ulster County, New York, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at DM Weil Gallery and Bashakill Vineyards. Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Time and the Valleys Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Paltz: Red Wing Park (in Hopewell Junction), Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt (in Hyde Park) and National Purple Heart Hall Of Honor (in New Windsor). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Belleayre Beach, sample the tasty concoctions at Roscoe Beer Company, sample the fine beverages at Prohibition Distillery, and learn about winemaking at Glorie Farm Winery.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our New Paltz visit planner .

Getting from Southampton to New Paltz by car takes about 3 hours. While traveling from Southampton, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in New Paltz, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Schroon Lake.

Things to do in New Paltz

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Roscoe, Hyde Park, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, Emerge Gallery & Art Space, Time and the Valleys Museum
Highlights from your plan
DM Weil Gallery ©
DM Weil Gallery
National Purple Heart Hall Of Honor ©

4
nights
Schroon Lake

Schroon Lake ©
Schroon Lake is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Schroon in Essex County, New York, United States. Relax by the water at Schroon Lake Town Beach and Hague Town Beach Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake and Ticonderoga Historical Society. Get out of town with these interesting Schroon Lake side-trips: The Sembrich (in Bolton Landing), Square Eddy Expeditions (in North Creek) and Adirondack History Centre Museum (in Elizabethtown). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Fort Ticonderoga, visit a coastal fixture at Champlain Memorial Lighthouse, take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountain, and sample the tasty concoctions at Paradox Brewery.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Schroon Lake trip builder site .

Drive from New Paltz to Schroon Lake in 3 hours. In June in Schroon Lake, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Burdett.

Things to do in Schroon Lake

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Ticonderoga, Blue Mountain Lake, Square Eddy Expeditions, The Sembrich, Adirondack History Centre Museum
Highlights from your plan
Ticonderoga Historical Society ©
Ticonderoga Historical Society
Fort Ticonderoga ©
Fort Ticonderoga

2
nights
Burdett

Burdett ©
Burdett is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., learn about winemaking at Hector Wine Company, then do a tasting at Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars, and finally do a tasting at Atwater Estate Vineyards. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Heron Hill Tasting Room on Seneca Lake, indulge your taste buds at Boundary Breaks Winery, then learn about winemaking at Cayuga Wine Trail, then do a tasting at Lucas Vineyards, and finally do a tasting at Idol Ridge Winery.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Burdett day trip planning website .

You can drive from Schroon Lake to Burdett in 4.5 hours. June in Burdett sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rochester.

Things to do in Burdett

Wineries Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Lodi, Cayuga Wine Trail, Hector Wine Company, Heron Hill Tasting Room on Seneca Lake, Lucas Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Heron Hill Tasting Room on Seneca Lake ©
Boundary Breaks Winery ©
Boundary Breaks Winery

6
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
You'll explore and learn at Corning Museum of Glass and The Strong National Museum of Play. Do some cultural sightseeing at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard and Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rochester: Hammondsport (Weis Vineyards, Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, & more), West End Gallery (in Corning) and Genesee Country Village & Museum (in Mumford). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Keuka Lake Wine Trail, examine the collection at New York Museum of Transportation, get engrossed in the history at George Eastman Museum, and browse the exhibits of Valentown Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rochester trip builder website .

You can drive from Burdett to Rochester in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Hammondsport, Penn Yan, Corning, Rush, Lock 32 Brewing Company
Highlights from your plan
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard ©
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard

5
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Our Lady of Victory Basilica and Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University and Niagara Gorge Discovery Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Niagara Falls: Freedom Run Winery (in Lockport), Times Beach Preserve (in Buffalo) and A Gust of Sun Winery & Vineyard (in Ransomville). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, see the interesting displays at Lana's The Little House, make a trip to Third Street Art Alley, and take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls route planner .

Drive from Rochester to Niagara Falls in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Lana's The Little House, Times Beach Preserve, Quincy Cellars, A Gust of Sun Winery & Vineyard
Highlights from your plan

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