30 days in New York State Itinerary

30 days in New York State Itinerary

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30 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Hyde Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Cooperstown
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Corning
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Niagara Falls
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Rochester
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Alexandria Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Lake Placid
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Lake George
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h
10
Montauk
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
End: New York City

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore 9/11 Memorial and American Museum of Natural History. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and St. Patrick's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at New York Public Library, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Chapel, go for a walk through Central Park, and make a trip to Times Square.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read New York City driving holiday app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New York City. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hyde Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

2
nights
Hyde Park

Hyde Park ©
Hyde Park is a town in Dutchess County, New York, bordering the Hudson River north of Poughkeepsie. On the 8th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, then steep yourself in history at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, then steep yourself in history at Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and finally snap pictures at Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park. On the next day, brush up on your military savvy at National Purple Heart Hall Of Honor and then revel in the low prices at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hyde Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from New York City to Hyde Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 57°F in Hyde Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cooperstown.

Things to do in Hyde Park

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, National Purple Heart Hall Of Honor
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9:
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3
nights
Cooperstown

Cooperstown ©
Best known as the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown embraces Americana.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and Fenimore Art Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Northeast Classic Car Museum and The Farmers' Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Saint Kateri Tekakwitha National Shrine and Historic Site (in Fonda), Howe Caverns (in Howes Cave) and Hanford Mills Museum (in Meredith). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Hudson River.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cooperstown journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Hyde Park to Cooperstown takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Hyde Park in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Cooperstown: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Corning.

Things to do in Cooperstown

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Northeast Classic Car Museum, Saint Kateri Tekakwitha National Shrine and Historic Site, Howe Caverns, Hanford Mills Museum
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 12:
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Northeast Classic Car Museum ©
Northeast Classic Car Museum
Hanford Mills Museum ©
Hanford Mills Museum

2
nights
Corning

Corning ©
Corning is a city in Steuben County, New York, United States, on the Chemung River. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Corning Museum of Glass, take an in-depth tour of Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, and then stroll the grounds of Bath National Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park, and then do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C..

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Corning road trip site.

Traveling by car from Cooperstown to Corning takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Corning are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Corning

Museums Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Watkins Glen, Bath National Cemetery, Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 14:
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Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Bath National Cemetery ©
Bath National Cemetery

4
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Niagara Power Project Visitors Center and Niagara Science Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cave of the Winds and Canalside. Step out of Niagara Falls with an excursion to Our Lady of Victory Basilica in Lackawanna--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, examine the collection at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation.

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You can drive from Corning to Niagara Falls in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Buffalo, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Niagara Power Project Visitors Center
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House ©
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House
Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Niagara Power Project Visitors Center ©

4
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Strong National Museum of Play and George Eastman Museum. Popular historic sites such as Abbey of the Genesee and Valentown Museum are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Rochester side-trips: Robert Treman State Park (in Ithaca), Letchworth State Park (in Castile) and Genesee Country Village & Museum (in Mumford). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, take an in-depth tour of Geneva History Museum, and try your luck at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rochester trip planner.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Rochester by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Rochester can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Alexandria Bay.

Things to do in Rochester

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, Taughannock Falls State Park, Abbey of the Genesee, Valentown Museum, Robert Treman State Park
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 22:
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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum
Genesee Country Village & Museum ©
Genesee Country Village & Museum

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night
Alexandria Bay

Alexandria Bay ©
Alexandria Bay is a village in Jefferson County, New York, United States. On the 23rd (Tue), browse the exhibits of Antique Boat Museum, get engrossed in the history at Boldt Castle and Yacht House, and then head off the coast to Heart Island.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Alexandria Bay day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Rochester to Alexandria Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Lake Placid.

Things to do in Alexandria Bay

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Antique Boat Museum
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 23:
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Boldt Castle and Yacht House ©
Boldt Castle and Yacht House
Antique Boat Museum ©
Antique Boat Museum
Heart Island ©
Heart Island

2
nights
Lake Placid

Lake Placid ©
Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, United States. On the 24th (Wed), take some stellar pictures from Olympic Ski Jump Complex, contemplate the waterfront views at Mirror Lake, then deepen your understanding at Uihlein Sugar Maple Research & Extension Field Station, and finally hit the slopes at Whiteface Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at The Wild Center and then visit a coastal fixture at Champlain Memorial Lighthouse.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Lake Placid trip planner.

Traveling by car from Alexandria Bay to Lake Placid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Lake Placid when traveling from Alexandria Bay in June, with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lake George.

Things to do in Lake Placid

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Whiteface Mountain, The Wild Center, Champlain Memorial Lighthouse
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 25:
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Whiteface Mountain ©
Whiteface Mountain
Champlain Memorial Lighthouse ©
Champlain Memorial Lighthouse
Mirror Lake ©
Mirror Lake

3
nights
Lake George

Lake George ©
A playground for America’s wealthy families, Lake George was nicknamed "Queen of the American Lakes." While these families often stayed in private country houses, a tourism industry built up around them in the early 20th century facilitated by two YMCAs.
Get some cultural insight at New York State Museum and Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Prospect Mountain and Saratoga Race Course. Get out of town with these interesting Lake George side-trips: USS Slater DE-766 (in Albany) and Square Eddy Expeditions (in North Creek). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake George, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take an in-depth tour of Lake George Historical Association and Museum.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Lake George trip maker site.

You can drive from Lake Placid to Lake George in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Lake Placid in June, things will get a bit warmer in Lake George: highs are around 77°F and lows about 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Montauk.

Things to do in Lake George

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Albany, Saratoga Race Course, Square Eddy Expeditions, Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
New York State Museum ©
New York State Museum
USS Slater DE-766 ©
USS Slater DE-766

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nights
Montauk

Montauk ©
Montauk is a census-designated place (CDP) that includes the hamlet with the same name located in the town of East Hampton in Suffolk County, New York, on the eastern end of the South Shore of Long Island. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get a taste of life in the country at Deep Hollow Ranch, enjoy the sea views from Montauk Point Lighthouse, and then don't miss a visit to St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see the interesting displays at South Fork Natural History Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Home Sweet Home Museum.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Montauk travel route builder.

You can drive from Lake George to Montauk in 6 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lake George in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Montauk, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Montauk

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

South Fork Natural History Museum, Home Sweet Home Museum, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Find places to stay Jun 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Montauk Point Lighthouse ©
Montauk Point Lighthouse
South Fork Natural History Museum ©
South Fork Natural History Museum
St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church ©

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