45 days in New York State Itinerary

45 days in New York State Itinerary

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45 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Holtsville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Bolton Landing
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lake Placid
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Alexandria Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Syracuse
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Pittsford
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Ithaca
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Oneonta
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
New Paltz
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
11
Bedford
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
12
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Copenhagen

2
nights
Holtsville

Holtsville ©
Holtsville is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in Suffolk County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On your second day here, take a peaceful walk through Cold Spring Harbor State Park, then identify plant and animal life at Gardiner County Park, and then take a peaceful walk through Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Holtsville planner .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Holtsville is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Holtsville is minus 6 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Holtsville can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bolton Landing.

Things to do in Holtsville

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge, Room Escape Games, Gardiner County Park, St. James General Store, Bayard Cutting Arboretum
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Bayard Cutting Arboretum ©
Bayard Cutting Arboretum
Holtsville Ecology Site ©
Holtsville Ecology Site
Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge ©
Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge

3
nights
Bolton Landing

Bolton Landing ©
Bolton Landing is a hamlet in the town of Bolton in Warren County, New York, United States. Get outdoors at Oak Mountain Ski Center and Adirondack Park. Change things up with a short trip to Square Eddy Expeditions in North Creek (about 40 minutes away). There's lots more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, identify plant and animal life at Warren County Fish Hatchery, trek along Cat and Thomas Mountains, and explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Stone Bridge and Caves.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bolton Landing trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Holtsville to Bolton Landing in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Holtsville in March, with highs in Bolton Landing at 5°C and lows at -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Lake Placid.

Things to do in Bolton Landing

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Warren County Fish Hatchery, Adirondack Park, Oak Mountain Ski Center, Natural Stone Bridge and Caves, Square Eddy Expeditions
Highlights from your plan
Square Eddy Expeditions ©
Square Eddy Expeditions
Adirondack Park ©
Adirondack Park
Warren County Fish Hatchery ©
Warren County Fish Hatchery

4
nights
Lake Placid

Lake Placid ©
Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Paul Smith's College VIC and Lake Lila Primitive Area. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lake Placid: Fishing Charters & Tours (in Plattsburgh), Stone Valley Trail (in Colton) and Alice Falls (in Keeseville). And it doesn't end there: trek along Coney Mountain Trail, explore and take pictures at Uihlein Sugar Maple Research & Extension Field Station, look for all kinds of wild species at Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, and stroll through Heaven Hills Trails.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lake Placid planner .

Traveling by car from Bolton Landing to Lake Placid takes 1.5 hours. In March, Lake Placid is slightly colder than Bolton Landing - with highs of 0°C and lows of -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Alexandria Bay.

Things to do in Lake Placid

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Paul Smith's College VIC, Alice Falls, Fishing Charters & Tours, Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, Adirondack Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Paul Smith's College VIC ©
Paul Smith's College VIC
Fishing Charters & Tours
Lake Lila Primitive Area ©
Lake Lila Primitive Area

4
nights
Alexandria Bay

Alexandria Bay ©
Alexandria Bay is a village in Jefferson County, New York, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Otter Creek Preserve and Seaway Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Alexandria Bay: Zenda Farms Preserve (in Clayton), Black River Trail (in Black River) and Henderson (Robert G. Wehle State Park & Robert G. Wehle State Park). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Grass Point State Park, head off the coast to Heart Island, fly down the slopes at Dry Hill Ski Area, and admire all the interesting features of Home Again Alpaca Farm.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Alexandria Bay sightseeing planner .

Getting from Lake Placid to Alexandria Bay by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and car; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Lake Placid in March since evenings lows in Alexandria Bay dip to -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Syracuse.

Things to do in Alexandria Bay

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Clayton, Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, Home Again Alpaca Farm, Robert G. Wehle State Park, Black River Trail
Highlights from your plan
Otter Creek Preserve ©
Otter Creek Preserve
Minna Anthony Common Nature Center ©
Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
Grass Point State Park ©
Grass Point State Park

4
nights
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. Escape the urban bustle at Beaver Lake Nature Center and Sterling Nature Center. Visit Seward House Museum and Willard Chapel for their historical value. Explore Syracuse's surroundings by going to Montezuma Audubon Center (in Savannah), Great Swamp Conservancy (in Canastota) and Osceola Tug Hill Ski Center (in Camden). The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Highland Forest, admire the landmark architecture of Clinton Square, take in the awesome beauty at Labrador Hollow Unique Area, and grab your bike and head to Cranx Indoor and Outdoor Bike & Sports Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Syracuse trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Alexandria Bay to Syracuse in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March in Syracuse, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Auburn, The Wild Animal Park, Osceola Tug Hill Ski Center, Sterling Nature Center, Great Swamp Conservancy
Highlights from your plan
Beaver Lake Nature Center ©
Beaver Lake Nature Center
Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum
Montezuma Audubon Center ©
Montezuma Audubon Center

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Escape the urban bustle at Niagara Wine Trail USA and Reservoir State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge (in Basom), Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve (in Blasdell) and Tillman Road Wildlife Management Area (in Clarence). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, explore the different monuments and memorials at Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation, and hike along Niagara Gorge Trail.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls day trip planning app .

Getting from Syracuse to Niagara Falls by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Pittsford.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Tillman Road Wildlife Management Area, Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge, Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Wine Trail USA ©
Niagara Wine Trail USA
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

2
nights
Pittsford

Pittsford ©
Pittsford, a suburb of Rochester, is a town in Monroe County, New York, United States. On the 7th (Sun), hike along Shadow Hills Maple Syrup Farm, then look for all kinds of wild species at Corbett's Glen Nature Park, then identify plant and animal life at Lazy Acre Alpacas, and finally stroll through Powder Mills Park. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Riedman Fish Hatchery, then hike along Huckleberry Swamp, and then immerse yourself in nature at Beechwood State Park.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Pittsford attractions planner .

Getting from Niagara Falls to Pittsford by car takes about 2 hours. In April in Pittsford, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Ithaca.

Things to do in Pittsford

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Beechwood State Park, Lazy Acre Alpacas, Corbett's Glen Nature Park, Huckleberry Swamp, Shadow Hills Maple Syrup Farm
Highlights from your plan
Powder Mills Park ©
Powder Mills Park
Huckleberry Swamp ©
Huckleberry Swamp
Corbett's Glen Nature Park ©
Corbett's Glen Nature Park

4
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Get outdoors at Greenwood Park and Watkins Glen State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Ithaca: Tinker Nature Park (in Henrietta), Montour Falls (Havana Glen Park & Deckertown Falls) and Cumming Nature Center (in Naples). The adventure continues: hike along Henry A. Smith Woods, do a tasting at Weis Vineyards, identify plant and animal life at Tanglewood Nature Center & Museum, and explore by horseback at Overland Morgan Horse Farm.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ithaca trip planner.

You can drive from Pittsford to Ithaca in 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Oneonta.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Montour Falls, Watkins Glen State Park, Cumming Nature Center, Overland Morgan Horse Farm, Lime Hollow Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Greenwood Park ©
Greenwood Park
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Overland Morgan Horse Farm ©
Overland Morgan Horse Farm

4
nights
Oneonta

Oneonta ©
Oneonta is a city in southern Otsego County, New York, United States. Get outdoors at Friends of Rogers and Plattekill Mountain. Venture out of the city with trips to Wolf Mountain Nature Center (in Smyrna), Chenango County Historical Society Museum (in Norwich) and High Falls Trail (in Philmont). There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Delaware Otsego Audubon Soc. Sanctuary, admire all the interesting features of Ingalls Blueberry Hill, contemplate the waterfront views at Hudson River, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Erie Canalway Trail.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Oneonta trip itinerary site .

Getting from Ithaca to Oneonta by car takes about 2 hours. April in Oneonta sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to New Paltz.

Things to do in Oneonta

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

New York State, Plattekill Mountain, Maple Shade Farm, Chenango County Historical Society Museum, High Falls Trail
Highlights from your plan
Friends of Rogers ©
Friends of Rogers
Wolf Mountain Nature Center ©
Wolf Mountain Nature Center
Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park ©
Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park

4
nights
New Paltz

New Paltz ©
New Paltz is a town in Ulster County, New York, United States. Visiting Catskill Park and Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Paltz: Ferncliff Forest (in Rhinebeck), Sam's Point Preserve (in Cragsmoor) and Cold Spring (St Mary's Episcopal Church & Breakneck Ridge Loop). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Black Creek Preserve, make a trip to G. Steve Jordan Gallery, admire the majestic nature at Minnewaska State Park Preserve, and explore the activities along Black Rock Forest Consortium.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New Paltz trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Oneonta to New Paltz takes 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Oneonta in April: highs in New Paltz hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bedford.

Things to do in New Paltz

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cold Spring, Schunnemunk State Park, Black Creek Preserve, Ferncliff Forest, Sam's Point Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Black Creek Preserve ©
Black Creek Preserve
Sam's Point Preserve ©
Sam's Point Preserve
Minnewaska State Park Preserve ©
Minnewaska State Park Preserve

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nights
Bedford

Bedford ©
Get outdoors at Hook Mountain State Park and Mianus River Gorge Preserve. Get out of town with these interesting Bedford side-trips: Greenburgh Nature Center & Manor House (in Greenburgh), Rye (Rye Nature Center & Marshlands Conservancy) and Rockland Lake State Park (in Valley Cottage).

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bedford trip planner .

You can drive from New Paltz to Bedford in 1.5 hours. In April in Bedford, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Bedford

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Valley Cottage, Rye, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Wolf Conservation Center, Croton Gorge Park
Highlights from your plan
Hook Mountain State Park ©
Hook Mountain State Park
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation ©
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation
Rockland Lake State Park ©
Rockland Lake State Park

5
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. Escape the urban bustle at East River Waterfront Esplanade and Bronx Zoo. Step out of New York City with an excursion to Alley Pond Environmental Center in Douglaston--about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at Manhattan Waterfront Greenway, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Bedford to New York City in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Alley Pond Environmental Center, Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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