26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Stockholm
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  11 h 45 min
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Albany
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Plattsburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Ithaca
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Rochester
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
6
Buffalo
— 6 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Stockholm

6
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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and SoHofor some retail therapy. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and Greenwich Village. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Times Square, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and contemplate the long history of Ellis Island.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip app.

Stockholm, Sweden to New York City is an approximately 12- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and subway; or fly. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Stockholm to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in June, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Brooklyn Heights Promenade
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Frick Collection ©
Frick Collection
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

4
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. Get a sense of the local culture at Norman Rockwell Museum and Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. Visit Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site and Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception for their historical value. Explore Albany's surroundings by going to Prospect Mountain (in Lake George), The Clark Art Institute (in Williamstown) and Saratoga National Historical Park (in Stillwater). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at New York State Museum, contemplate the long history of Historic Cherry Hill, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Albany Distilling Company.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Albany trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from New York City to Albany takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in July, plan for little chillier nights in Albany, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Plattsburgh.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Norman Rockwell Museum, Prospect Mountain, The Clark Art Institute, Saratoga National Historical Park
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New York State Museum ©
New York State Museum
The Clark Art Institute ©
The Clark Art Institute

3
nights
Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh ©
Plattsburgh is a city in and the seat of Clinton County, New York, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shelburne Museum and Ethan Allen Homestead. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Alburg Dunes State Park and White's Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Mirror Lake (in Lake Placid), Whiteface Mountain (in Wilmington) and Burlington Bike Path (in Burlington). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Plattsburgh City Beach.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Plattsburgh trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Albany to Plattsburgh in 3 hours. Traveling from Albany in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Plattsburgh, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ithaca.

Things to do in Plattsburgh

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Burlington, White's Beach, Alburg Dunes State Park, Mirror Lake, Shelburne Museum
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Plattsburgh City Beach ©
Plattsburgh City Beach
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Whiteface Mountain ©
Whiteface Mountain

3
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Corning Museum of Glass and Salmon Pottery Gallery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Watkins Glen State Park and Taughannock Falls State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Bath National Cemetery (in Bath), Glenn H. Curtiss Museum (in Hammondsport) and Barnstormer Winery (in Rock Stream). It doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Robert Treman State Park and experience rural life at Lively Run Dairy.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ithaca day trip planning app.

You can drive from Plattsburgh to Ithaca in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In July, daytime highs in Ithaca are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Ithaca

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Trumansburg, Watkins Glen State Park, Bath National Cemetery, Lively Run Dairy, Corning Museum of Glass
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Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park

3
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Get in touch with nature at Letchworth State Park and Erie Canal Trail. You'll explore and learn at The Strong National Museum of Play and Edgerton Model Railroad Room. Take a break from Rochester with a short trip to Arbor Hill Grapery & Winery in Naples, about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at George Eastman Museum, steep yourself in history at National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, relax in the rural setting at Whitter Fruit Farm, and look for gifts at Stever's Candies.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rochester attractions website.

Drive from Ithaca to Rochester in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Buffalo.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Arbor Hill Grapery & Winery, Letchworth State Park
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Letchworth State Park ©
Letchworth State Park
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum
The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play

6
nights
Buffalo

Buffalo
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Maid of the Mist and Canalside. Visit Woodlawn Beach State Park and Times Beach Preserve for some beach relaxation. Explore Buffalo's surroundings by going to Westfield (Grape Discovery Center & Noble Winery), Woodbury Winery & Vineyards (in Fredonia) and Jamestown (Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum & National Comedy Center). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Victory Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Burchfield Penney Art Center, and explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Buffalo vacation builder website.

Take a train from Rochester to Buffalo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Buffalo can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Buffalo

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Westfield, Jamestown, Niagara Falls, Woodlawn Beach State Park, Woodbury Winery & Vineyards
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Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House ©
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House

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