38 days in United States Itinerary

38 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
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Watertown
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Utica
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Syracuse
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
7
Rochester
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
8
Buffalo
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
9
Ithaca
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Stockholm

6
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to St. Patrick's Cathedral and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. Let the collections at 9/11 Memorial and Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum capture your imagination. The adventure continues: visit SoHo, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary 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. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Stockholm in June, with highs in New York City at 31°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Albany.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 28:
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Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
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. Visit Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home. Venture out of the city with trips to The Clark Art Institute (in Williamstown) and Norman Rockwell Museum (in Stockbridge). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at New York State Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Albany Distilling Company.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Albany online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from New York City to Albany in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Albany, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Plattsburgh.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hyde Park, The Clark Art Institute, Norman Rockwell Museum, National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 2:
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National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum ©
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
The Clark Art Institute ©
The Clark Art Institute

4
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 Kent Delord House Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Whiteface Mountain and Stowe Recreation Path. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Plattsburgh: Burlington Bike Path (in Burlington), Paul Smith's College VIC (in Paul Smiths) and Mirror Lake (in Lake Placid). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Schroon Lake Town Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Plattsburgh trip planner.

Getting from Albany to Plattsburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Albany in July, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Plattsburgh. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Watertown.

Things to do in Plattsburgh

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Burlington Bike Path, Paul Smith's College VIC, Shelburne Museum, Whiteface Mountain, Stowe Recreation Path
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Mirror Lake ©
Mirror Lake
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path

4
nights
Watertown

Watertown ©
Watertown is a city in the state of New York and the county seat of Jefferson County. We've included these beaches for you: Sandy Island Beach State Park and Westcott Beach State Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Singer Castle on Dark Island and Public Square. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Watertown: Antique Boat Museum (in Clayton), Alexandria Bay (Heart Island, Boldt Castle and Yacht House, &more) and Grasse River Heritage Trail (in Canton). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Buttermilk Falls and do a tasting at Yellow Barn Winery.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Watertown trip planner.

Drive from Plattsburgh to Watertown in 3.5 hours. July in Watertown sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Utica.

Things to do in Watertown

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Alexandria Bay, Antique Boat Museum, Singer Castle on Dark Island, Westcott Beach State Park, Buttermilk Falls
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Boldt Castle and Yacht House ©
Boldt Castle and Yacht House
Singer Castle on Dark Island ©
Singer Castle on Dark Island
Antique Boat Museum ©
Antique Boat Museum

3
nights
Utica

Utica ©
Utica is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County, New York, United States. Northeast Classic Car Museum and Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Moffitt Beach and Ager Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Utica: Adirondack Park (in Northville) and Bald Mountain (in Old Forge).

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Utica sightseeing app.

You can drive from Watertown to Utica in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Syracuse.

Things to do in Utica

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Moffitt Beach, Ager Falls, Adirondack Park, Northeast Classic Car Museum, Bald Mountain
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute ©
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute
Northeast Classic Car Museum ©
Northeast Classic Car Museum
Moffitt Beach ©
Moffitt Beach

3
nights
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. Head to Destiny USA and City Marketfor some retail therapy. Get outdoors at Jamesville Beach and Syracuse Chiefs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Syracuse: Auburn (Fort Hill Cemetery & Seward House Museum) and It's A Wonderful Life Museum (in Seneca Falls). It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at International Boxing Hall of Fame.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Syracuse vacation maker tool.

You can drive from Utica to Syracuse in an hour. In July in Syracuse, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Rochester.

Things to do in Syracuse

Outdoors Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Auburn, Jamesville Beach, It's A Wonderful Life Museum, International Boxing Hall of Fame
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Destiny USA ©
Destiny USA
Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum
International Boxing Hall of Fame ©
International Boxing Hall of Fame

4
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Visiting Letchworth State Park and Erie Canal Trail will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Strong National Museum of Play and George Eastman Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rochester: Arbor Hill Grapery & Winery (in Naples) and Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park (in Canandaigua). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sea views from Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse, contemplate the long history of National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, do a tasting at Casa Larga Vineyards, and get engrossed in the history at Ganondagan State Historic Site.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rochester trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Syracuse to Rochester by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Rochester, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Buffalo.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arbor Hill Grapery & Winery, Letchworth State Park, Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park, Ganondagan State Historic Site
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Letchworth State Park ©
Letchworth State Park
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum
The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play

4
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.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House and Our Lady of Victory Basilica will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Comedy Center and Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Buffalo: Niagara Falls (Maid of the Mist & Niagara Falls Observation Tower). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, enjoy the sand and surf at Woodlawn Beach State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Times Beach Preserve, and make a trip to Canalside.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Buffalo travel route builder website.

Getting from Rochester to Buffalo by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ithaca.

Things to do in Buffalo

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, Jamestown, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Woodlawn Beach State Park
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House ©
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House
National Comedy Center ©
National Comedy Center

5
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Watkins Glen State Park and Champlin Beach Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Corning Museum of Glass and Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ithaca: Barnstormer Winery (in Rock Stream), Boundary Breaks Winery (in Lodi) and Hunt Country Vineyards (in Branchport). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, explore the world behind art at Johnson Museum of Art, get a taste of the local shopping with GreenStar, and learn more about the world around you at Museum of the Earth.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ithaca day trip website.

You can drive from Buffalo to Ithaca in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Hammondsport, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Barnstormer Winery, Watkins Glen State Park, Taughannock Falls State Park
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Taughannock Falls State Park ©
Taughannock Falls State Park

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