11 days in New York State Itinerary

11 days in New York State Itinerary

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11 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
+4
train + subway + train + Fly + bus:  14​h 15​min
1
Albany
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hyde Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Watkins Glen
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Farmington
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
+2
train + Fly + train:  13​h 45​min
End: Birmingham

3
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. You'll explore and learn at New York State Museum and National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Stone Arabia Stone Church and Hudson-Chatam Winery Tasting Room. Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: Howe Caverns (in Howes Cave), Saratoga Springs (Saratoga Spa State Park & Saratoga Race Course) and Five State Lookout (in Windham).

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Albany trip planner .

Birmingham, UK to Albany is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Albany are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hyde Park.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Saratoga Springs, Hudson-Chatam Winery Tasting Room, Five State Lookout, Howe Caverns, Stone Arabia Stone Church
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Stone Arabia Stone Church ©
Stone Arabia Stone Church
New York State Museum ©
New York State Museum

2
nights
Hyde Park

Hyde Park ©
Hyde Park is a town in Dutchess County, New York, bordering the Hudson River north of Poughkeepsie. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the views from Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, steep yourself in history at Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, then contemplate the long history of Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and finally contemplate the long history of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Knox's Headquarters State Historic Site, then learn about winemaking at Clermont Vineyards & Winery, and then do a tasting at Clinton Vineyards.

Make your Hyde Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Albany to Hyde Park in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Hyde Park can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Hyde Park

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Clermont Vineyards & Winery, Clinton Vineyards, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, Knox's Headquarters State Historic Site
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1
night
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Idol Ridge Winery, then admire the majestic nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, then do a tasting at Rasta Ranch Vineyards, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Watkins Glen vacation planning site .

Traveling by car from Hyde Park to Watkins Glen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and car. April in Watkins Glen sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Farmington.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Idol Ridge Winery, Rasta Ranch Vineyards, Taughannock Falls State Park
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Rasta Ranch Vineyards ©
Rasta Ranch Vineyards
Idol Ridge Winery ©
Idol Ridge Winery

1
night
Farmington

Farmington ©
Farmington is a town located in the northern part of Ontario County, New York, United States. On the 14th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of George Eastman Museum, then have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play, and then get your game on at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Farmington trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Watkins Glen to Farmington in 1.5 hours. In April in Farmington, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Farmington

Museums Childrens Museums Casinos

Side Trip

Rochester
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 14:
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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack ©
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 15th (Wed), admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Elmlawn Memorial Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and finally admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls. On the next day, enjoy the sea views from Thirty Mile Point Light, do a tasting at The Winery at Marjim Manor, and then brush up on your military savvy at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Niagara Falls holiday planner.

Getting from Farmington to Niagara Falls by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Buffalo, The Winery at Marjim Manor, Thirty Mile Point Light, Elmlawn Memorial Park
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 17:
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Thirty Mile Point Light ©
Thirty Mile Point Light
The Winery at Marjim Manor ©
The Winery at Marjim Manor

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