60 days in New York State Itinerary

60 days in New York State Itinerary

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Fly to John F Kennedy International Airport, Drive to Southampton
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Southampton
— 7 nights
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Brooklyn
— 33 nights
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Poughkeepsie
— 9 nights
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Lake George
— 4 nights
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Tupper Lake
— 1 night
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Alexandria Bay
— 1 night
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Watkins Glen
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cooperstown
— 1 night
Drive to Syracuse Hancock International Airport, Fly to Lagos

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Southampton

— 7 nights
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History and Yale University Art Gallery. Appreciate the collections at Yale Center for British Art and Bridgeport Public Library. Change things up with these side-trips from Southampton: North Fork Chocolate Company (in Aquebogue), Goldsmith's Inlet (in Southold) and New Haven (New Haven Railroad Station, Audubon Whitney Arts District, &more).

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Southampton trip planner.

Lagos, Nigeria to Southampton is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Lagos to Southampton is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Lagos in June, things will get a bit cooler in Southampton: highs are around 26°C and lows about 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Brooklyn.

Things to do in Southampton

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Brooklyn

— 33 nights

Borough of Trees

Though it may be less popular or touristy than its big brother Manhattan, Brooklyn boasts of one of the largest and hippest art districts in the United States.
Explore hidden gems such as Green-Wood cemetery and Bushwick Collective Street Art. Museum-lovers will get to explore New York Transit Museum and Escher The Exhibition and Experience. Venture out of the city with trips to Fairfield (Fairfield University Art Museum, Connecticut Audubon Society Birdcraft Museum and Sanctuary, &more), Stratford (Long Beach, Stratford Antique Center, &more) and West Haven Beaches (in West Haven). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Brooklyn Tabernacle, look for all kinds of wild species at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, contemplate the long history of Fort Greene, and stop by Carroll Gardens.

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Traveling by car from Southampton to Brooklyn takes 2 hours. Traveling from Southampton in June, expect nights in Brooklyn to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Poughkeepsie.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Side Trips

Poughkeepsie

— 9 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 Walnut Beach and Flanders Nature Center. Museum-lovers will appreciate Boothe Memorial Park and Museum and Danbury Museum & Historical Society. Change things up with these side-trips from Poughkeepsie: Woodbury Common Premium Outlets (in Central Valley), World's Largest Kaleidoscope (in Mount Tremper) and Ilovekickboxing (in Shelton). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, identify plant and animal life at Steep Rock Preserve, trek along Bear Mountain Reservation, and buy something for everyone on your list at Danbury Fair Mall.

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Drive from Brooklyn to Poughkeepsie in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or do a combination of subway and bus. Traveling from Brooklyn in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Poughkeepsie, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lake George.

Things to do in Poughkeepsie

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Lake George

— 4 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Million Dollar Beach and Cascade Cross Country Center. Step out of the city life by going to Prospect Mountain and Howe Caverns. Change things up with these side-trips from Lake George: New York State Museum (in Albany), Saratoga Spa State Park (in Saratoga Springs) and Mirror Lake (in Lake Placid). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake George and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lake George visit planner.

You can drive from Poughkeepsie to Lake George in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Lake George can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tupper Lake.

Things to do in Lake George

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Tupper Lake

— 1 night
Tupper Lake is a town in the southwest corner of Franklin County, New York, United States. On the 25th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at The Wild Center.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tupper Lake travel planner.

You can drive from Lake George to Tupper Lake in 2 hours. Traveling from Lake George in July, expect Tupper Lake to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Alexandria Bay.

Things to do in Tupper Lake

Wildlife · Parks
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Alexandria Bay

— 1 night
Alexandria Bay is a village in Jefferson County, New York, United States. On the 26th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Singer Castle on Dark Island, stop by Good Dog Charlies, and then take an in-depth tour of Boldt Castle and Yacht House.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Alexandria Bay road trip planning website.

You can drive from Tupper Lake to Alexandria Bay in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Alexandria Bay when traveling from Tupper Lake in July, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Alexandria Bay

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Watkins Glen

— 2 nights
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): look for gifts at Wagers Cider Mill, do a tasting at Rasta Ranch Vineyards, then immerse yourself in nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, and finally do a tasting at Red Newt Cellars. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Corning Museum of Glass and then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Watkins Glen online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Alexandria Bay to Watkins Glen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Cooperstown.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Nature · Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Cooperstown

— 1 night

Village of Cooperstown

Best known as the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown embraces Americana.
On the 29th (Thu), see the interesting displays at National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and then look for gifts at Beekman 1802 Mercantile.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cooperstown trip planner.

You can drive from Watkins Glen to Cooperstown in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cooperstown

Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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.