34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Stockholm
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Albany
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Plattsburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Watertown
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Syracuse
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Ithaca
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Binghamton
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Buffalo
— 5 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Stockholm

5
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.
Visiting Speed Boats Tours and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at 9/11 Memorial and Times Square. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), examine the collection at The Morgan Library & Museum, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online itinerary planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to New York City is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Stockholm to New York City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in June: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 1:
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St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

5
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to New York State Museum and Black Creek Preserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albany: Norman Rockwell Museum (in Stockbridge), The Clark Art Institute (in Williamstown) and National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (in Cooperstown). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, take in nature's colorful creations at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, and get a sense of history and politics at New York State Executive Mansion.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Albany online holiday planner.

You can drive from New York City to Albany in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in July, plan for little chillier nights in Albany, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Plattsburgh.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Norman Rockwell Museum, The Clark Art Institute, Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, Black Creek Preserve
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 6:
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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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Whiteface Mountain and The Wild Center. Get in touch with nature at Burlington Bike Path and Mirror Lake. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Plattsburgh: Shelburne Museum (in Shelburne) and Alburg Dunes State Park (in Alburgh). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plattsburgh City Beach and see the interesting displays at Plattsburgh Airforce Base Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Plattsburgh road trip tool.

You can drive from Albany to Plattsburgh in 3 hours. Traveling from Albany in July, Plattsburgh is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Watertown.

Things to do in Plattsburgh

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Whiteface Mountain, Burlington Bike Path, Shelburne Museum, The Wild Center, Mirror Lake
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 10:
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Mirror Lake ©
Mirror Lake
The Wild Center ©
The Wild Center
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum

4
nights
Watertown

Watertown ©
Watertown is a city in the state of New York and the county seat of Jefferson County. Step off the beaten path and head to Boldt Castle and Yacht House and Antique Boat Museum. Get in touch with nature at Westcott Beach State Park and Heart Island. Explore Watertown's surroundings by going to Sandy Island Beach State Park (in Pulaski), The Cape Winery (in Cape Vincent) and Dark Island Spirits Distillery & Winery (in Alexandria Bay). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Singer Castle on Dark Island, hike along Grasse River Heritage Trail, learn about winemaking at Yellow Barn Winery, and contemplate the long history of Public Square.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Watertown route planner.

Traveling by car from Plattsburgh to Watertown takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Syracuse.

Things to do in Watertown

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Alexandria Bay, Antique Boat Museum, Buttermilk Falls, Sandy Island Beach State Park, The Cape Winery
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 14:
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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

4
nights
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. Escape the urban bustle at Syracuse Chiefs and Jamesville Beach. You'll explore and learn at City Market and It's A Wonderful Life Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Syracuse: Auburn (Fort Hill Cemetery & Seward House Museum), Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum (in Sodus Point) and Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron (in Port Byron). And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with Destiny USA, look for all kinds of wild species at Beaver Lake Nature Center, and examine the collection at International Boxing Hall of Fame.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Syracuse trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Watertown to Syracuse takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Syracuse are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ithaca.

Things to do in Syracuse

Outdoors Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Auburn, Beaver Lake Nature Center, Jamesville Beach, Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 18:
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Destiny USA ©
Destiny USA
Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum
Beaver Lake Nature Center ©
Beaver Lake Nature Center

4
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Take a break from the city and head to Watkins Glen State Park and Robert Treman State Park. Let the collections at Corning Museum of Glass and Glenn H. Curtiss Museum capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Ithaca side-trips: Boundary Breaks Winery (in Lodi), McGregor Vineyard (in Dundee) and Barnstormer Winery (in Rock Stream). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., immerse yourself in nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, relax in the rural setting at Lively Run Dairy, and kick back and relax at Champlin Beach Park.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ithaca online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Ithaca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In July in Ithaca, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Binghamton.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hammondsport, Watkins Glen State Park, Hunt Country Vineyards, Lively Run Dairy, Boundary Breaks Winery
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park

2
nights
Binghamton

Binghamton ©
Binghamton is a city in, and the county seat of, Broome County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Northeast Classic Car Museum and then examine the collection at Bundy Museum of History and Art. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the engaging exhibits at The Discovery Center, admire the striking features of Phelps Mansion Museum, and then see the sky in a new way at Roberson Museum and Science Center.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Binghamton trip planning site.

You can drive from Ithaca to Binghamton in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Binghamton

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Northeast Classic Car Museum
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:
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Northeast Classic Car Museum ©
Northeast Classic Car Museum
Phelps Mansion Museum ©
Phelps Mansion Museum
Bundy Museum of History and Art ©
Bundy Museum of History and Art

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House and Our Lady of Victory Basilica are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at George Eastman Museum and National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House. Venture out of the city with trips to Maid of the Mist (in Niagara Falls) and Letchworth State Park (in Castile). There's much more to do: Head underground at Cave of the Winds, pause for some photo ops at McKinley Monument, and kick back and relax at Times Beach Preserve.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Buffalo online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Binghamton to Buffalo takes 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Buffalo are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, Rochester, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Letchworth State Park
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds

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