60 days in New York State Itinerary

60 days in New York State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New York State route planner
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Rochester
— 8 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 6 nights
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Watkins Glen
— 5 nights
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Binghamton
— 5 nights
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Albany
— 7 nights
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Ticonderoga
— 4 nights
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New Paltz
— 6 nights
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New York City
— 18 nights
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Rochester — 8 nights

Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rochester: Palmyra (Smith Family Farm & Historic Palmyra Museum), Abbey of the Genesee (in Piffard) and The Wadsworth Homestead (in Geneseo). There's still lots to do: stroll around Highland Park, explore the engaging exhibits at The Strong National Museum of Play, stroll through Fish Hatchery at Powder Mills Park, and awaken your taste buds at Crush Beer & Wine Tours.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rochester road trip planner.

Rabat, Morocco to Rochester is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. When traveling from Rabat in May, plan for little chillier days in Rochester, with highs around 24°C, while nights are colder with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.
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Niagara Falls — 6 nights

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Niagara Falls: Buffalo (Forest Lawn & Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park) and Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica (in Lackawanna). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Niagara Jet Adventures, take in the pleasant sights at Goat Island, admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, and head off the coast to Three Sisters Island.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls trip planning website.

Getting from Rochester to Niagara Falls by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Watkins Glen.
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Watkins Glen — 5 nights

Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Watkins Glen side-trips: Glenn H. Curtiss Museum (in Hammondsport) and Cayuga-Seneca Canal (in Seneca Falls). Spend the 18th (Wed) exploring the striking scenery along Seneca Lake Wine Trail. There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., see the interesting displays at Corning Museum of Glass, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Garrett Memorial Chapel, and take in the exciting artwork at West End Gallery.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Watkins Glen online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Watkins Glen by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Binghamton.
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Binghamton — 5 nights

Binghamton is a city in, and the county seat of, Broome County, New York, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Binghamton side-trips: Syracuse (Erie Canal Museum & City Market), Do Good Spirits (in Roscoe) and Maple Shade Farm (in Delhi). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Northeast Classic Car Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at The FarmHouse Brewery, get to know the resident critters at Animal Adventure Park, and admire the striking features of Phelps Mansion Museum.

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You can drive from Watkins Glen to Binghamton in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Watkins Glen in May, you will find days in Binghamton are little chillier (22°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Albany.
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Albany — 7 nights

Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Explore Albany's surroundings by going to The Schumann Preserve at Pilot Knob (in Fort Ann), Patriot of Lake George Museum (in Lake George) and Old Fort Johnson (in Fort Johnson). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of USS Slater DE-766, admire the sheer force of Cohoes Falls, Falls View Park, experience rural life at Dakota Ridge Farm, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Spring House Spa.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Albany itinerary planner.

Drive from Binghamton to Albany in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ticonderoga.
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Ticonderoga — 4 nights

Ticonderoga is a town in Essex County, New York, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ticonderoga: Lake Tear of the Clouds (in Long Lake), Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (in Blue Mountain Lake) and Square Eddy Expeditions (in North Creek). There's much more to do: explore the engaging exhibits at Star Trek Original Series Set Tour, trek along Tongue Mountain Range Trails, see the interesting displays at The Hancock House, and contemplate the long history of Camp Santanoni.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ticonderoga trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Albany to Ticonderoga takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Ticonderoga are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to New Paltz.
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New Paltz — 6 nights

New Paltz is a town in Ulster County, New York, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Paltz: Cold Spring (Foundry Dock Park & Stonecrop Gardens), Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum (in Hyde Park) and Faraway Farm Alpacas (in Yorktown Heights). There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at DM Weil Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Transfiguration Church, admire the majestic nature at Minnewaska State Park Preserve, and take in the waterfront activity at A Day Away Kayak Rentals.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New Paltz day trip planner.

Drive from Ticonderoga to New Paltz in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in June, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to New York City.
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New York City — 18 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx, about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: walk around Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from New Paltz to New York City takes 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from New Paltz in June since evenings lows in New York City dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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New York State travel guide

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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.
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