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
1
New York City
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Blue Mountain Lake
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: New York City

1
day
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ellis Island, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Statue of Liberty National Monument, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): wander the streets of Times Square, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, don't miss a visit to Ellis Island, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, then admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and finally explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our New York City trip planner.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

1
night
Blue Mountain Lake

Blue Mountain Lake ©
Blue Mountain Lake is a rural hamlet in the Town of Indian Lake of Hamilton County, New York at the intersection of New York Routes 28 and 30. Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountain, then hike along Castle Rock Trail, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Northville-Lake Placid Trail.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Blue Mountain Lake travel site .

You can drive from New York City to Blue Mountain Lake in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from New York City in November, expect nights in Blue Mountain Lake to be much colder, around -6°C, while days are slightly colder, around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Blue Mountain Lake

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Northville-Lake Placid Trail
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Maid of the Mist, Niagara Falls, Gray Line Niagara Falls Sightseeing Tours, and other attractions. Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center and Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Niagara Falls with an excursion to Walden Galleria Mall in Cheektowaga--about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: Head underground at Cave of the Winds, take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls road trip planning site .

Drive from Blue Mountain Lake to Niagara Falls in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In November, Niagara Falls is somewhat warmer than Blue Mountain Lake - with highs of 10°C and lows of 0°C. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Buffalo, Walden Galleria Mall
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Gray Line of Niagara Falls/Buffalo ©
Over The Falls Tours ©
Over The Falls Tours

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