8 days in Poughkeepsie & Albany Itinerary

8 days in Poughkeepsie & Albany Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New York State holiday planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to Poughkeepsie
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Poughkeepsie
— 2 nights
Drive
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Albany
— 4 nights
Fly

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Poughkeepsie

— 2 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. Kids will appreciate attractions like Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park and Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, make a trip to Art Centro, browse the exhibits of Locust Grove Estate, and pick up some local products at Adams Fairacre Farms.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Poughkeepsie road trip website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Poughkeepsie is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Poughkeepsie, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, expect nights in Poughkeepsie to be colder, around 7°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Poughkeepsie

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Albany

— 4 nights
Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Kids will enjoy National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and New York State Capitol. Venture out of the city with trips to Ozzie's Glass Gallery (in Lee), Norman Rockwell Museum (in Stockbridge) and Lenox (The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home & Concepts of Art Lenox Judaica). Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at New York State Museum, admire the striking features of Erastus Corning II Tower, head outdoors with Dutch Apple Cruises, and stroll around Washington Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Albany trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Poughkeepsie to Albany takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daytime highs in Albany are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Albany

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips