42 days in United States Itinerary

42 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 5 nights
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Albany
— 5 nights
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Plattsburgh
— 5 nights
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Watertown
— 4 nights
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Utica
— 4 nights
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Syracuse
— 4 nights
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Rochester
— 4 nights
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Buffalo
— 4 nights
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Ithaca
— 4 nights
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Binghamton
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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.
You'll explore and learn at 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. Get some historical perspective at St. Patrick's Cathedral and St. Paul's Chapel. There's still lots to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and get your bearings at The Morgan Library & Museum.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary website.

Stockholm, Sweden to New York City is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Stockholm to New York City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in June: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in New York City

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Must see
9/11 Memorial
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Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home. Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: Williamstown (Williams College Museum of Art & The Clark Art Institute), Norman Rockwell Museum (in Stockbridge) and Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site (in Hyde Park). The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at New York State Museum, steep yourself in history at Schuyler Mansion, and take an in-depth tour of USS Slater DE-766.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Albany trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from New York City to Albany in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in June, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Albany. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Plattsburgh.

Things to do in Albany

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh ©
Plattsburgh is a city in and the seat of Clinton County, New York, United States. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Plattsburgh City Beach and Alburg Dunes State Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Shelburne Museum and Plattsburgh Airforce Base Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Plattsburgh side-trips: Whiteface Mountain (in Wilmington), Burlington Bike Path (in Burlington) and Mirror Lake (in Lake Placid). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at The Wild Center, stroll through Stowe Recreation Path, do a tasting at Elfs Farm Winery & Cider House, and kick back and relax at Schroon Lake Town Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Plattsburgh planning website.

Traveling by car from Albany to Plattsburgh takes 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Plattsburgh when traveling from Albany in June, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Watertown.

Things to do in Plattsburgh

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

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Mirror Lake
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The Wild Center
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Shelburne Museum
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Watertown

Watertown ©
Watertown is a city in the state of New York and the county seat of Jefferson County. Get some historical perspective at Singer Castle on Dark Island and Public Square. Boldt Castle and Yacht House and Tibbetts Point Lighthouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Watertown: Antique Boat Museum (in Clayton), Alexandria Bay (Dark Island Spirits Distillery & Winery & Heart Island) and The Cape Winery (in Cape Vincent). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Westcott Beach State Park, admire the majestic nature at Sandy Island Beach State Park, admire the sheer force of Salmon River Falls, and do a tasting at Yellow Barn Winery.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Watertown online route maker.

Traveling by car from Plattsburgh to Watertown takes 3.5 hours. July in Watertown sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Utica.

Things to do in Watertown

Nature · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Utica

Utica ©
Utica is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County, New York, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake and Buttermilk Falls. You'll explore and learn at Northeast Classic Car Museum and Oneida County Historical Society. Get out of town with these interesting Utica side-trips: Stone Arabia Stone Church (in Palatine Bridge), Moffitt Beach (in Speculator) and Bald Mountain (in Old Forge). It doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Utica day trip planning app.

You can drive from Watertown to Utica in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Utica can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Syracuse.

Things to do in Utica

Museums · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. City Market and Women's Rights National Historical Park will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Seward House Museum and Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron are in your itinerary. Explore Syracuse's surroundings by going to Auburn (Fort Hill Cemetery & Harriet Tubman Home) and It's A Wonderful Life Museum (in Seneca Falls). There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Destiny USA, examine the collection at International Boxing Hall of Fame, enjoy the sand and surf at Jamesville Beach, and head outdoors with Syracuse Chiefs.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Syracuse trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Utica to Syracuse by car takes about an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rochester.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

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Must see
Destiny USA
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Historic Site
Seward House Museum
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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 Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strong National Museum of Play and Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rochester: Arbor Hill Grapery & Winery (in Naples) and Letchworth State Park (in Castile). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at George Eastman Museum, enjoy the sea views from Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse, do a tasting at Casa Larga Vineyards, and examine the collection at Edgerton Model Railroad Room.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rochester road trip planner.

You can drive from Syracuse to Rochester in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Buffalo.

Things to do in Rochester

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Cave of the Winds and National Comedy Center. Visiting Maid of the Mist and Woodlawn Beach State Park will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum in Jamestown (about 1h 30 min away). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, enjoy the sand and surf at Times Beach Preserve, don't miss a visit to Richardson Olmsted Campus, and contemplate the long history of Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Buffalo tour site.

Getting from Rochester to Buffalo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Ithaca.

Things to do in Buffalo

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Must see
Cave of the Winds
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Specialty Museum
National Comedy Center
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Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Corning Museum of Glass and Museum of the Earth. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Watkins Glen State Park and Glenn H. Curtiss Museum. Explore Ithaca's surroundings by going to McGregor Vineyard (in Dundee), Barnstormer Winery (in Rock Stream) and Champlin Beach Park (in Hammondsport). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, do a tasting at Hunt Country Vineyards, and indulge your taste buds at Boundary Breaks Winery.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Ithaca trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Buffalo to Ithaca by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Ithaca sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Binghamton.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

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Binghamton

Binghamton ©
Binghamton is a city in, and the county seat of, Broome County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Bundy Museum of History and Art and then explore the engaging exhibits at The Discovery Center.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Binghamton trip tool.

Traveling by car from Ithaca to Binghamton takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Binghamton are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Binghamton

Museums · Childrens Museums
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Children’s Museum
The Discovery Center
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