30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New York City
— 4 nights
2
Albany
— 4 nights
3
Plattsburgh
— 4 nights
4
Watertown
— 3 nights
5
Syracuse
— 3 nights
6
Ithaca
— 4 nights
7
Buffalo
— 7 nights

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Times Square and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, appreciate the history behind The Oculus, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New York City day trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to New York City is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Stockholm in June, with highs in New York City at 31°C and lows at 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 30:
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

4
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Norman Rockwell Museum and New York State Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Williamstown (Williams College Museum of Art & The Clark Art Institute) and Hyde Park (Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site & Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Albany road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from New York City to Albany takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Albany when traveling from New York City in June, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Plattsburgh.

Things to do in Albany

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Williamstown, Hyde Park, National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Norman Rockwell Museum, Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 4:
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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. Get some cultural insight at Shelburne Museum and Kent Delord House Museum. Visiting Whiteface Mountain and Mirror Lake will get you outdoors. Explore Plattsburgh's surroundings by going to Burlington Bike Path (in Burlington), The Wild Center (in Tupper Lake) and Stowe Recreation Path (in Stowe). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Plattsburgh City Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Plattsburgh trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Albany to Plattsburgh takes 3 hours. Traveling from Albany in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Plattsburgh, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Watertown.

Things to do in Plattsburgh

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Whiteface Mountain, Mirror Lake, Burlington Bike Path, The Wild Center, Stowe Recreation Path
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 8:
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Mirror Lake ©
Mirror Lake
The Wild Center ©
The Wild Center
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum

3
nights
Watertown

Watertown ©
Watertown is a city in the state of New York and the county seat of Jefferson County. Get in touch with nature at Antique Boat Museum and Sandy Island Beach State Park. Boldt Castle and Yacht House and Singer Castle on Dark Island are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Watertown: The Cape Winery (in Cape Vincent) and Alexandria Bay (Dark Island Spirits Distillery & Winery & Heart Island). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Westcott Beach State Park, do a tasting at Yellow Barn Winery, and contemplate the long history of Public Square.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Watertown day trip app.

Getting from Plattsburgh to Watertown by car takes about 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Watertown can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Syracuse.

Things to do in Watertown

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Alexandria Bay, The Cape Winery, Antique Boat Museum, Westcott Beach State Park, Sandy Island Beach State Park
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 11:
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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
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. Visit Seward House Museum and Fort Hill Cemetery for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Destiny USA and International Boxing Hall of Fame. When in Syracuse, make a side trip to see It's A Wonderful Life Museum in Seneca Falls, approximately Seneca Falls away. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Syracuse Chiefs, hike along Onondaga Creekwalk, and enjoy the sand and surf at Jamesville Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Syracuse driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Watertown to Syracuse in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Syracuse can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Ithaca.

Things to do in Syracuse

Outdoors · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Auburn, Jamesville Beach, International Boxing Hall of Fame, It's A Wonderful Life Museum
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:
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Destiny USA ©
Destiny USA
Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum
International Boxing Hall of Fame ©
International Boxing Hall of Fame

4
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Do some cultural sightseeing at Corning Museum of Glass and Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Watkins Glen State Park and Taughannock Falls State Park. Explore Ithaca's surroundings by going to Barnstormer Winery (in Rock Stream), Hammondsport (Champlin Beach Park & Glenn H. Curtiss Museum) and McGregor Vineyard (in Dundee). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Robert Treman State Park, do a tasting at Hunt Country Vineyards, and admire the masterpieces at Johnson Museum of Art.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ithaca day trip planning site.

Getting from Syracuse to Ithaca by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Ithaca can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Buffalo.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Hammondsport, Barnstormer Winery, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Watkins Glen State Park, Taughannock Falls State Park
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 18:
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Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park

7
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Maid of the Mist and The Strong National Museum of Play. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House and Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Buffalo: Rochester (National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, George Eastman Museum, &more) and Letchworth State Park (in Castile). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, steep yourself in history at Richardson Olmsted Campus, see the interesting displays at Pierce-Arrow Museum, and kick back and relax at Woodlawn Beach State Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Buffalo trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Ithaca to Buffalo in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Buffalo, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Rochester, Niagara Falls, Woodlawn Beach State Park, Letchworth State Park, Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 25:
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum
Letchworth State Park ©
Letchworth State Park

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