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: New York City
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New York City
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Penn Yan
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Alexandria Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Saranac Lake
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: New York City

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Times Square, and then contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary maker tool .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New York City. In April in New York City, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Penn Yan.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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Penn Yan

Penn Yan ©
Penn Yan is an incorporated village in Yates County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): do a tasting at Domaine Leseurre Winery, do a tasting at Lime Berry Winery, learn about winemaking at Weis Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Silver Thread Vineyard, then experience rural life at Boundary Breaks Winery, and finally do a tasting at Anthony Road Wine Company.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Penn Yan trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from New York City to Penn Yan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from New York City in April, expect Penn Yan to be little chillier, temps between 56°F and 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Alexandria Bay.

Things to do in Penn Yan

Wineries

Side Trips

Hammondsport, Lodi, Heron Hill Tasting Room on Seneca Lake
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Silver Thread Vineyard ©
Silver Thread Vineyard
Boundary Breaks Winery ©
Boundary Breaks Winery

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Alexandria Bay

Alexandria Bay ©
Alexandria Bay is a village in Jefferson County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): ski along the peaceful trails at Otter Creek Preserve, sample the fine beverages at Dark Island Spirits Distillery & Winery, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Minna Anthony Common Nature Center.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Alexandria Bay holiday planner .

Drive from Penn Yan to Alexandria Bay in 3 hours. April in Alexandria Bay sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 33°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Saranac Lake.

Things to do in Alexandria Bay

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
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Minna Anthony Common Nature Center ©
Otter Creek Preserve ©
Otter Creek Preserve

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Saranac Lake

Saranac Lake ©
Saranac Lake is a village in the state of New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Paul Smith's College VIC and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coney Mountain Trail. On the next day, glide through natural beauty at Jack Rabbit Trail and then ski along the peaceful trails at Mount Van Hoevenberg.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Saranac Lake trip tool .

You can drive from Alexandria Bay to Saranac Lake in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Alexandria Bay in April, plan for little chillier nights in Saranac Lake, with lows around 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saranac Lake

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Lake Placid, Paul Smith's College VIC, Coney Mountain Trail
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Paul Smith's College VIC ©
Paul Smith's College VIC
Coney Mountain Trail ©
Coney Mountain Trail
Mount Van Hoevenberg ©
Mount Van Hoevenberg

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