6 days in North Adams & New York City Itinerary

6 days in North Adams & New York City Itinerary

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6 days in North Adams & New York City Itinerary

Start: North Adams
North Adams
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: North Adams

North Adams

North Adams ©
North Adams is a city in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States. Explore North Adams' surroundings by going to Norman Rockwell Museum (in Stockbridge), Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home (in Manchester) and Burden Iron Works Museum (in Troy). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Stanley park, explore the world behind art at The Clark Art Institute, immerse yourself in nature at Natural Bridge State Park, and learn more about the world around you at New York State Museum.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read North Adams trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airports are Bradley International Airport, Manchester-Boston Regional Airport and Theodore Francis Green State Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in North Adams

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Williamstown, Norman Rockwell Museum, Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, New York State Museum, Stanley park
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Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Stanley park ©
Stanley park
The Clark Art Institute ©
The Clark Art Institute

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then don't miss a visit to Central Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then take a stroll through Times Square, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our New York City road trip website .

Traveling by car from North Adams to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from North Adams in October; daily highs in New York City reach 24°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©