9 days in Pocono Mountains Region & New York State Itinerary

9 days in Pocono Mountains Region & New York State Itinerary

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9 days in Pocono Mountains Region & New York State Itinerary

Start: Oakland
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  11​h 15​min
1
Jim Thorpe
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Saugerties
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h
End: Oakland

1
day
Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe ©
Jim Thorpe is a borough and the county seat of Carbon County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Asa Packer Mansion, then stop by The Emporium Of Curious Goods, then take an in-depth tour of Old Jail Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Episcopal Parish of St. Mark and St. John.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Jim Thorpe tour itinerary maker website .

Oakland to Jim Thorpe is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Oakland to Jim Thorpe due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Saugerties.

Things to do in Jim Thorpe

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Asa Packer Mansion ©
Asa Packer Mansion
Old Jail Museum ©
Old Jail Museum

2
nights
Saugerties

Saugerties ©
On the 26th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, contemplate the long history of Val-Kill Cottage, and then take in the exciting artwork at DM Weil Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Emerge Gallery & Art Space, then steep yourself in history at Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, and then contemplate the long history of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Saugerties trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Jim Thorpe to Saugerties takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Saugerties

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Hyde Park, DM Weil Gallery
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DM Weil Gallery ©
DM Weil Gallery
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt ©
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and New York City Hall. Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) capture your imagination. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Times Square, explore the galleries of Ellis Island, view the masterpieces at Tiles For America, and get a taste of the local shopping with Shopping Girlfriend NYC.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our New York City day trip planning app .

Drive from Saugerties to New York City in 2 hours. Traveling from Saugerties in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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