8 days in New York State Itinerary

8 days in New York State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New York State trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Greater Rochester International Airport, Drive to Hammondsport
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Hammondsport
— 2 nights
Drive
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New York City
— 5 nights
Fly

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Hammondsport

— 2 nights
Hammondsport is a village at the south end of Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes of, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, do a tasting at Weis Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, and finally learn about winemaking at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park, then see the interesting displays at Corning Museum of Glass, and then learn about winemaking at McGregor Vineyard.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hammondsport trip builder website.

Calgary, Canada to Hammondsport is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Calgary to Hammondsport. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Calgary in August; daily highs in Hammondsport reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Hammondsport

Wineries · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

New York City

— 5 nights

Big Apple

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 Times Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Ellis Island and World Trade Center Memorial Foundation for their historical value. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, visit Duffy Square, see the interesting displays at National Museum of the American Indian, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read New York City planning tool.

Traveling by car from Hammondsport to New York City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Hammondsport in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New York City, with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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.