16 days in New York State Itinerary

16 days in New York State Itinerary

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16 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: Istanbul
Fly + train:  17​h 15​min
1
Niagara Falls
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
2
Cold Spring
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
New York City
— 8 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Istanbul

4
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Venture out of the city with trips to Panama Rocks Scenic Park (in Panama) and Our Lady of Victory Basilica (in Lackawanna). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation, make a trip to Schoellkopf Power Station, engage your brain at Niagara Aerospace Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Niagara Falls travel route planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Niagara Falls is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Istanbul in April, with highs in Niagara Falls at 15°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cold Spring.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Panama Rocks Scenic Park, Our Lady of Victory Basilica
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Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation ©
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

3
nights
Cold Spring

Cold Spring ©
Cold Spring is a village in the town of Philipstown in Putnam County, New York, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cold Spring: Minnewaska State Park Preserve (in Kerhonkson), NorthEast-Millerton Library (in Millerton) and Woodstock (Shawangunk Mountains & Holy Transfiguration Church). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Schunnemunk State Park, don't miss a visit to G. Steve Jordan Gallery, get advice or help at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, and take an in-depth tour of The Fred J. Johnston Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cold Spring trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Niagara Falls to Cold Spring. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to New York City.

Things to do in Cold Spring

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Woodstock, Statue of General Tadeusz Kosciuszko, NorthEast-Millerton Library, Minnewaska State Park Preserve, Art Centro
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Minnewaska State Park Preserve ©
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Schunnemunk State Park ©
Schunnemunk State Park
Shawangunk Mountains ©
Shawangunk Mountains

8
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Cold Spring to New York City takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Cold Spring in April, with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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