60 days in Los Angeles County & New York State Itinerary

60 days in Los Angeles County & New York State Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 13 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 5 nights
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Rochester
— 4 nights
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Corning
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 13 nights
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Poughkeepsie
— 3 nights
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Albany
— 5 nights
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Lake George
— 6 nights
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Lake Placid
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Los Angeles

— 13 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Getty Center and Petersen Automotive Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign & Santa Monica Farmers Market), Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley) and Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills). Pack the 17th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: engage your brain at California Science Center, awaken your taste buds at Malibu Wine Safaris, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Hollywood.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles tour builder website.

London, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to Los Angeles. While traveling from London, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Niagara Falls

— 5 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Niagara Falls and Seneca Niagara Casino. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Devil's Hole State Park, and get some fabulous bargains at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Niagara Falls online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Niagara Falls takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in February, with highs in Niagara Falls at 0°C and lows at -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature · Parks · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Rochester

— 4 nights

Flower City

Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Strong National Museum of Play and Destiny USA. Take a break from Rochester with a short trip to Letchworth State Park in Castile, about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at George Eastman Museum, steep yourself in history at Ganondagan State Historic Site, glide through natural beauty at Powder Mills Park, and get your game on at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rochester route builder.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Rochester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. February in Rochester sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Corning.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Corning

— 3 nights
Corning is a city in Steuben County, New York, United States, on the Chemung River. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Corning Museum of Glass and Swain Resort. Venture out of the city with trips to Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard (in Dundee) and Watkins Glen State Park (in Watkins Glen). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Church, don't miss a visit to Little Joe Tower, and learn and have fun at West End Gallery.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Corning itinerary planner.

Drive from Rochester to Corning in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Corning, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Corning

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

New York City

— 13 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get interesting insight from Tours, walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Corning to New York City in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Corning in March, with highs in New York City at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Poughkeepsie.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Poughkeepsie

— 3 nights
Poughkeepsie, officially the City of Poughkeepsie, is a city in the state of New York, United States, which is the county seat of Dutchess County. Discover out-of-the-way places like Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site and Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Poughkeepsie: Hawk's Nest Highway (in Port Jervis), Woodbury Common Premium Outlets (in Central Valley) and Motorcyclepedia Museum (in Newburgh). And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Minnewaska State Park Preserve, don't miss a visit to G. Steve Jordan Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Poughkeepsie online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from New York City to Poughkeepsie in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in March, Poughkeepsie is slightly colder at night with lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Poughkeepsie

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Albany

— 5 nights
Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Discover out-of-the-way places like New York State Museum and Windham Mountain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albany: Tagua Nut Gift Shop & Cafe (in Cobleskill), National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (in Cooperstown) and Willard Mountain (in Greenwich). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hunter Mountain, take an in-depth tour of Burden Iron Works Museum, don't miss a visit to Old Fort Johnson, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Integrative Approach Massage Therapy & Wellness.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Albany itinerary builder.

You can drive from Poughkeepsie to Albany in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Albany can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Lake George.

Things to do in Albany

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Lake George

— 6 nights

Queen of the American Lakes

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lapland Lake Cross Country Ski Center and Patriot of Lake George Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lake George: North Creek (Square Eddy Expeditions & North Creek Mosaic Project), Saratoga Spa State Park (in Saratoga Springs) and Amy's Park (in Bolton Landing). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake George, cool off at Tubby Tubes Company, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and go for a walk through Ulysses S. Grant Cottage National Historic Landmark.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Lake George trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Albany to Lake George in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Lake George can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lake Placid.

Things to do in Lake George

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Lake Placid

— 7 nights
Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Olympic Ski Jump Complex and Cascade Cross Country Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lake Placid: The Wild Center (in Tupper Lake) and Keeseville (Alice Falls, Ausable Chasm, &more). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Mirror Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Agnes Roman Catholic Church, hit the slopes at Mt. Pisgah Ski Center, and take a memorable drive along Whiteface Veterans Memorial Highway.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lake Placid journey planner.

You can drive from Lake George to Lake Placid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lake George in March; daily highs in Lake Placid reach 0°C and lows reach -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Lake Placid

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

New York State travel guide

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Observation Decks · Scenic Walking Areas · Monuments
The Empire State
Home to the country's most populous city, the state of New York is a major gateway for immigration into the United States, but also one of the nation's prime holiday destinations. Take a trip down the state's numerous wilderness trails and scenic roads to visit quaint small towns, sandy beaches, historical estates, and artist colonies. Though the majority of visitors head for the big-city restaurants, theaters, and museums, you can venture deeper into the rugged and remote mountain areas to discover a world of picturesque forests, rivers, mountains, and lakes. New York also boasts the nation's largest forest preserve, encompassing much of the northeastern lobe of the state.