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
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Watkins Glen
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
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.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, examine the collection at New York Public Library, explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

To find out how to plan a trip to New York City, use our trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to New York City. June in New York City sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Watkins Glen.

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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

1
night
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. On the 22nd (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., and then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Watkins Glen road trip app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Watkins Glen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 54°F in Watkins Glen. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Niagara Falls.

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Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Taughannock Falls State Park
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Taughannock Falls State Park ©
Taughannock Falls State Park
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

Plan trip to Niagara Falls with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Watkins Glen to Niagara Falls by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

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Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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