8 days in 1000 Islands, Old Forge & Niagara Falls Itinerary

8 days in 1000 Islands, Old Forge & Niagara Falls Itinerary

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Clayton
— 1 night
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Old Forge
— 1 night
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Niagara Falls
— 5 nights

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Clayton

Clayton ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): head off the coast to Heart Island, then get engrossed in the history at Boldt Castle and Yacht House, and then look for gifts at Nav's popcorn shop. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Zenda Farms Preserve, head off the coast to Antique Boat Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Grass Point State Park, and finally head off the coast to Thousand Islands.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Clayton trip app.

Indianapolis to Clayton is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Indianapolis in October, expect Clayton to be slightly colder, temps between 61°F and 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Old Forge.

Things to do in Clayton

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

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Heart Island
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Old Forge

Old Forge ©
Old Forge is a hamlet (and census-designated place) on New York State Route 28 in the town of Webb in Herkimer County, New York. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bald Mountain, steep yourself in history at Town of Webb Historic Association, and then stroll through McCauley Mountain.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Old Forge trip planner.

Traveling by car from Clayton to Old Forge takes 2 hours. In October in Old Forge, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Old Forge

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Winter Sports
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Bald Mountain
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McCauley Mountain
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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Maid of the Mist and Letchworth State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Forest Lawn (in Buffalo), Rochester (Whitter Fruit Farm, The Strong National Museum of Play, &more) and Erie Canal Culvert (in Medina). The adventure continues: Head underground at Cave of the Winds, head outdoors with Niagara Jet Adventures, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Niagara, and steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Niagara Falls travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Old Forge to Niagara Falls by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. October in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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