22 days in New York State Itinerary

22 days in New York State Itinerary

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22 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Syracuse
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Rochester
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Niagara Falls
— 5 nights
train + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

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, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online sightseeing planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. In March, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Syracuse.

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

3
nights
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Syracuse: Seward House Museum (in Auburn), Northeast Classic Car Museum (in Norwich) and DROOZ And Company (in Skaneateles). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Clark Reservation State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Camillus Erie Canal Park, admire the landmark architecture of Clinton Square, and get outside with Syracuse Chiefs.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Syracuse trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Syracuse takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in March: high temperatures in Syracuse hover around 4°C and lows are around -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Baltimore Woods Nature Center, Clark Reservation State Park, Northeast Classic Car Museum, Seward House Museum, DROOZ And Company
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Northeast Classic Car Museum ©
Northeast Classic Car Museum
Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum
Clark Reservation State Park ©
Clark Reservation State Park

4
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Explore Rochester's surroundings by going to The Arts Center of Yates County (in Penn Yan), Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard (in Dundee) and Palmyra (Smith Family Farm & Book of Mormon Publication Site). There's lots more to do: explore the engaging exhibits at The Strong National Museum of Play, admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park, visit a coastal fixture at Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse, and contemplate the long history of Stone-Tolan House Historic Site.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rochester online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Rochester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Rochester sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Rochester

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Palmyra, The Arts Center of Yates County, Tinker Nature Park, Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, Watkins Glen State Park
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard ©
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard

5
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Venture out of the city with trips to Saints Peter & Paul Church (in Williamsville) and Our Lady of Victory Basilica (in Lackawanna). Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Goat Island, don't miss a visit to Schoellkopf Power Station, trek along Niagara Gorge Trail, and see the interesting displays at Niagara Aerospace Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Niagara Falls planning website .

Getting from Rochester to Niagara Falls by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Saints Peter & Paul Church, Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, Our Lady of Victory Basilica
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Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Niagara Wine Trail USA ©
Niagara Wine Trail USA
Schoellkopf Power Station ©
Schoellkopf Power Station

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