5 days in New York State Itinerary

5 days in New York State Itinerary

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5 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: Cleveland
Fly + Bus:  4​h
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Old Forge
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Alexandria Bay
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Cleveland

2
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: explore and take pictures at Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, and take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New York City road trip planning site .

Cleveland to New York City is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. In March, New York City is somewhat warmer than Cleveland - with highs of 49°F and lows of 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Old Forge.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
Old Forge

Old Forge ©
Old Forge is a hamlet (and census-designated place) on New York State Route 28 in the town of Webb in Herkimer County, New York. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Town of Webb Historic Association, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Fulton Chain Craft Brewery, then take in the exciting artwork at View Arts Center, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Arrowhead Park.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Old Forge road trip planning site .

Getting from New York City to Old Forge by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from New York City in March, things will get slightly colder in Old Forge: highs are around 38°F and lows about 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Alexandria Bay.

Things to do in Old Forge

Parks Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Arrowhead Park
Highlights from your plan
Fulton Chain Craft Brewery ©
Fulton Chain Craft Brewery
View Arts Center ©
View Arts Center

1
night
Alexandria Bay

Alexandria Bay ©
Alexandria Bay is a village in Jefferson County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): explore and take pictures at Home Again Alpaca Farm, then ski along the peaceful trails at Otter Creek Preserve, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Dark Island Spirits Distillery & Winery, and finally stop by Nav's popcorn shop.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Alexandria Bay online trip planner .

You can drive from Old Forge to Alexandria Bay in 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°F, and evening lows to 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria Bay

Outdoors Trails Winter Sports

Side Trip

Home Again Alpaca Farm
Highlights from your plan
Otter Creek Preserve ©
Otter Creek Preserve
Home Again Alpaca Farm ©
Home Again Alpaca Farm

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