5 days in Hyde Park & Lake George Itinerary

5 days in Hyde Park & Lake George Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Millersburg
Drive:  4 h 30 min
1
Hyde Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Lake George
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
End: Millersburg

1
night
Hyde Park

Hyde Park ©
Hyde Park is a town in Dutchess County, New York, bordering the Hudson River north of Poughkeepsie. Hudson River Cruises, Inc. has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take a tour by water with Hudson River Cruises, Inc., take in the views from Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, and then contemplate the long history of Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, contemplate the long history of Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and then take an in-depth tour of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hyde Park trip planner.

Millersburg to Hyde Park is an approximately 4- hour car ride. In October in Hyde Park, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lake George.

Things to do in Hyde Park

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, Hudson River Cruises, Inc.
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Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park ©
Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site ©
Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Saratoga Casino Hotel. On the 3rd (Wed), admire the majestic nature at Saratoga Spa State Park and then bet on a winner at Saratoga Casino Hotel. On your second day here, explore the activities along Lake George, do a tasting at Adirondack Winery, and then take in the awesome beauty at Prospect Mountain.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Lake George travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hyde Park to Lake George takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hyde Park in October: highs in Lake George hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lake George

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Saratoga Springs
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Lake George ©
Lake George
Prospect Mountain ©
Prospect Mountain
Saratoga Spa State Park ©
Saratoga Spa State Park

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