17 days in New York City & Hyde Park Itinerary

17 days in New York City & Hyde Park Itinerary

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17 days in New York City & Hyde Park Itinerary

Start: New York City
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New York City
— 13 nights
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Hyde Park
— 3 nights
End: New York City

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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.
Do your shopping at Chelsea Market and SoHo. Let the collections at 9/11 Memorial and The Metropolitan Museum of Art capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Jersey Shore Premium Outlets (in Tinton Falls), Bushkill Falls (in Bushkill) and Grounds For Sculpture (in Hamilton). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the New York City online road trip planner .

If you are flying in from Ghana, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. July in New York City sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hyde Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brooklyn, The Shawnee Gallery, Jersey Shore Premium Outlets, Bushkill Falls, Gateways to Newark: Portraits
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

3
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Hyde Park

Hyde Park ©
Hyde Park is a town in Dutchess County, New York, bordering the Hudson River north of Poughkeepsie. You've now added Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Historic Huguenot Street, steep yourself in history at Train Station, then steep yourself in history at Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, and finally contemplate the long history of Val-Kill Cottage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Thomas Cole National Historic Site, then visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse, then admire the masterpieces at Opus 40, and finally don't miss a visit to Old Dutch Church.

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Traveling by car from New York City to Hyde Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in August, Hyde Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Hyde Park

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Saugerties, Historic Huguenot Street, Old Dutch Church, Thomas Cole National Historic Site
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