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: Philadelphia
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Watkins Glen
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Lake George
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Bridgehampton
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Philadelphia

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night
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. On the 15th (Thu), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Wagner Vineyards, then admire the majestic nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Robert Treman State Park.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Watkins Glen day trip planner.

Philadelphia to Watkins Glen is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Philadelphia in August since evenings lows in Watkins Glen dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Taughannock Falls State Park, Wagner Vineyards, Robert Treman State Park
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Taughannock Falls State Park ©
Taughannock Falls State Park
Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): expand your understanding of the military at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip planner.

Drive from Watkins Glen to Niagara Falls in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lake George.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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night
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.
On the 17th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Million Dollar Beach, then try your luck at Saratoga Race Course, and then explore the activities along Lake George.

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Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Lake George takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. August in Lake George sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bridgehampton.

Things to do in Lake George

Parks Beaches Fun & Games

Side Trip

Saratoga Race Course
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Lake George ©
Lake George
Saratoga Race Course ©
Saratoga Race Course

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night
Bridgehampton

Bridgehampton ©
Bridgehampton is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the South Fork of Suffolk County, New York, USA. On the 18th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean Road Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Flying Point Beach, and then learn about winemaking at Wolffer Estate Vineyard.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bridgehampton trip planner .

Traveling by car from Lake George to Bridgehampton takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Lake George in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bridgehampton, with lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bridgehampton

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Flying Point Beach, Wolffer Estate Vineyard
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Wolffer Estate Vineyard ©
Wolffer Estate Vineyard

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