8 days in New York State Itinerary

8 days in New York State Itinerary

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8 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Lake George
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Long Lake
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Alexandria Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Penn Yan
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London

2
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.
On the 9th (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary planner .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lake George.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
Lake George

Lake George ©
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.
On the 12th (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Sembrich, see the interesting displays at Up Yonda Farm Environmental Education Center, then look for gifts at Wax 'n' Wix, then see the interesting displays at Patriot of Lake George Museum, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lake George trip app .

Drive from New York City to Lake George in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City in March, things will get a bit cooler in Lake George: highs are around 5°C and lows about -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Long Lake.

Things to do in Lake George

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Side Trip

Bolton Landing
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The Sembrich ©
The Sembrich
Wax 'n' Wix ©
Wax 'n' Wix

1
night
Long Lake

Long Lake ©
Long Lake is a town in Hamilton County, New York in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Buttermilk Falls, take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountain, and then trek along Castle Rock Trail.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Long Lake trip site .

You can drive from Lake George to Long Lake in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lake George in March; daily highs in Long Lake reach 0°C and lows reach -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Alexandria Bay.

Things to do in Long Lake

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Blue Mountain Lake
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Buttermilk Falls ©
Buttermilk Falls

1
night
Alexandria Bay

Alexandria Bay ©
Alexandria Bay is a village in Jefferson County, New York, United States. On the 14th (Thu), learn about winemaking at Otter Creek WInery, explore and take pictures at Home Again Alpaca Farm, glide through natural beauty at Otter Creek Preserve, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Dark Island Spirits Distillery & Winery, and finally stop by Nav's popcorn shop.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Alexandria Bay journey builder app .

Getting from Long Lake to Alexandria Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Long Lake in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Alexandria Bay, with lows around -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Penn Yan.

Things to do in Alexandria Bay

Parks Winter Sports Trails

Side Trips

Home Again Alpaca Farm, Otter Creek WInery
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Otter Creek Preserve ©
Otter Creek Preserve
Home Again Alpaca Farm ©
Home Again Alpaca Farm
Otter Creek WInery ©
Otter Creek WInery

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night
Penn Yan

Penn Yan ©
Penn Yan is an incorporated village in Yates County, New York, United States. On the 15th (Fri), stop by The Keuka Candy Emporium, don't miss a visit to The Arts Center of Yates County, learn about winemaking at Keuka Lake Wine Trail, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Garrett Memorial Chapel, then explore and take pictures at Apple Barrel Orchards, and finally do a tasting at Anthony Road Wine Company.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Penn Yan trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Alexandria Bay to Penn Yan in 3 hours. March in Penn Yan sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Penn Yan

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Garrett Memorial Chapel
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Kemmeter Wines ©
Kemmeter Wines
Garrett Memorial Chapel ©
Garrett Memorial Chapel
Apple Barrel Orchards ©
Apple Barrel Orchards

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