60 days in New York State Itinerary

60 days in New York State Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New York State travel planner

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Fly to Toronto, Train to Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls
— 7 nights
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Watkins Glen
— 6 nights
Drive
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Alexandria Bay
— 6 nights
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Blue Mountain Lake
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ticonderoga
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kerhonkson
— 6 nights
Drive
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Cold Spring
— 7 nights
Drive
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New York City
— 16 nights
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Niagara Falls

— 7 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Change things up with a short trip to Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica in Lackawanna (about 36 minutes away). There's much more to do: Head underground at Cave of the Winds, get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures, make a trip to Schoellkopf Power Station, and admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip maker app.

Perth, Australia to Niagara Falls is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and train. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Perth to Niagara Falls due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Perth in September, with highs in Niagara Falls at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Watkins Glen

— 6 nights
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Billsboro Winery (in Geneva), Boundary Breaks Winery (in Lodi) and Skeanateales NY (in Cayuga). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park, learn about winemaking at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., indulge your taste buds at Water to Wine Day Tours, and experience rural life at Farmland Animal Park.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Watkins Glen holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Watkins Glen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Niagara Falls in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Watkins Glen, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Alexandria Bay.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Wineries · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Alexandria Bay

— 6 nights
Alexandria Bay is a village in Jefferson County, New York, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Alexandria Bay: Burrville Cider Mill (in Watertown), Salmon River (in Pulaski) and Bald Mountain (in Old Forge). There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Antique Boat Museum, admire the majestic nature at Rock Island Lighthouse State Park, experience rural life at Home Again Alpaca Farm, and identify plant and animal life at Grasse River Heritage Trail.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Alexandria Bay tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Watkins Glen to Alexandria Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Blue Mountain Lake.

Things to do in Alexandria Bay

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Blue Mountain Lake

— 5 nights
Blue Mountain Lake is a rural hamlet in the Town of Indian Lake of Hamilton County, New York at the intersection of New York Routes 28 and 30. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Blue Mountain Lake: Long Lake (Lake Tear of the Clouds & Lake Lila Primitive Area), Indian Lake Islands State Park (in Sabael) and Camp Santanoni (in Newcomb). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, contemplate the waterfront views at Avalanche Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Buttermilk Falls, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountain.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Blue Mountain Lake trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Alexandria Bay to Blue Mountain Lake by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Alexandria Bay in October, Blue Mountain Lake is a bit cooler at night with lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Ticonderoga.

Things to do in Blue Mountain Lake

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ticonderoga

— 4 nights
Ticonderoga is a town in Essex County, New York, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Ticonderoga: North Creek (Square Eddy Expeditions & North Creek Mosaic Project), Bolton Landing (Adirondack Winery Bolton Landing Tasting Room & Tongue Mountain Range Trails) and Mount Marcy (in Keene). There's still lots to do: engage your brain at Star Trek Original Series Set Tour, get lost in a book at The Hancock House, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Adirondack Mountains.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ticonderoga online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Blue Mountain Lake to Ticonderoga takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Blue Mountain Lake in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ticonderoga, with lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kerhonkson.

Things to do in Ticonderoga

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Kerhonkson

— 6 nights
Kerhonkson is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in Ulster County, New York, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kerhonkson: Maple Shade Farm (in Delhi), Roscoe (Do Good Spirits & Buck Brook Alpacas) and Bashakill Vineyards (in Wurtsboro). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at DM Weil Gallery, delve into the lush surroundings at Catskill Park, relax in the rural setting at Woodstock Farm Sanctuary, and admire the majestic nature at Minnewaska State Park Preserve.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Kerhonkson trip maker site.

You can drive from Ticonderoga to Kerhonkson in 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Kerhonkson are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Cold Spring.

Things to do in Kerhonkson

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cold Spring

— 7 nights
Cold Spring is a village in the town of Philipstown in Putnam County, New York, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Cold Spring: New Croton Dam (in Croton on Hudson), Orange County Arboretum (in Montgomery) and Yorktown Heights (Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center & Faraway Farm Alpacas). There's much more to do: relax in the rural setting at Bellvale Farms Creamery, stroll through Wolf Conservation Center, contemplate the long history of Manitoga / The Russel Wright Design Center, and stroll around Storm King Art Center.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Cold Spring trip planner.

Drive from Kerhonkson to Cold Spring in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Cold Spring can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Cold Spring

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

New York City

— 16 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bronx Zoo (in Bronx) and Coney Island (in Brooklyn). There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line, and see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New York City day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cold Spring to New York City takes 1.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cold Spring in October: high temperatures in New York City hover around 24°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

New York State travel guide

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Scenic Walking Areas · Observation Decks · 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.