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: Detroit
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
1
Watkins Glen
— Few hours
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  4​h
2
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h
3
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Detroit

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Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. On the 16th (Sun), admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park and then learn about winemaking at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C..

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Watkins Glen journey maker site .

Detroit to Watkins Glen is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In December, daily temperatures in Watkins Glen can reach 40°F, while at night they dip to 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
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Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Narwhal Yacht Charters and Bronx Zoo. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Times Square, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, shop like a local with Fifth Avenue, and take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Watkins Glen to New York City by combination of taxi, flight, and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Watkins Glen in December, with highs in New York City at 48°F and lows at 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
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Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
Narwhal Yacht Charters ©
Narwhal Yacht Charters

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night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 20th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, then trek along Niagara Gorge Trail, and then Head underground at Cave of the Winds.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Niagara Falls in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New York City in December, expect Niagara Falls to be little chillier, temps between 38°F and 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Niagara Gorge Trail ©
Niagara Gorge Trail

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