7 days in New York State Itinerary

7 days in New York State Itinerary

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7 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + bus:  3​h
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Watkins Glen
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Boston

4
nights
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.
9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Ellis Island and New York City Hall. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art, and go for a walk through Central Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip maker site .

Boston to New York City is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Boston in October, with highs in New York City at 70°F and lows at 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Watkins Glen.

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
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

1
night
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. On the 10th (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Taughannock Falls State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Watkins Glen trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Watkins Glen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, Watkins Glen is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 64°F and lows of 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Taughannock Falls State Park
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Taughannock Falls State Park ©
Taughannock Falls State Park
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 11th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Niagara Falls vacation maker .

Drive from Watkins Glen to Niagara Falls in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. October in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Museums
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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