38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New York City
— 6 nights
2
Albany
— 4 nights
3
Plattsburgh
— 4 nights
4
Watertown
— 4 nights
5
Utica
— 3 nights
6
Syracuse
— 3 nights
7
Rochester
— 4 nights
8
Buffalo
— 4 nights
9
Ithaca
— 5 nights

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to St. Patrick's Cathedral and Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Let the collections at 9/11 Memorial and The Metropolitan Museum of Art capture your imagination. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Fifth Avenue, examine the collection at New York Public Library, take a stroll through Times Square, and hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to New York City is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Stockholm to New York City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in June: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 28:
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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

4
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. Visit Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site. Venture out of the city with trips to The Clark Art Institute (in Williamstown) and Norman Rockwell Museum (in Stockbridge). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at New York State Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Albany Distilling Company.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Albany online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from New York City to Albany in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Albany, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Plattsburgh.

Things to do in Albany

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Hyde Park, National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, The Clark Art Institute, Norman Rockwell Museum, Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 2:
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National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum ©
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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shelburne Museum and Kent Delord House Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Whiteface Mountain and Paul Smith's College VIC. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Plattsburgh: Mirror Lake (in Lake Placid), Burlington Bike Path (in Burlington) and Stowe Recreation Path (in Stowe). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Schroon Lake Town Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Plattsburgh trip planner.

Getting from Albany to Plattsburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Albany in July, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Plattsburgh. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Watertown.

Things to do in Plattsburgh

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Whiteface Mountain, Mirror Lake, Burlington Bike Path, Stowe Recreation Path, Paul Smith's College VIC
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 6:
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Mirror Lake ©
Mirror Lake
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path

4
nights
Watertown

Watertown ©
Watertown is a city in the state of New York and the county seat of Jefferson County. We've included these beaches for you: Westcott Beach State Park and Sandy Island Beach State Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Singer Castle on Dark Island and Public Square. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Watertown: Grasse River Heritage Trail (in Canton), Alexandria Bay (Heart Island, Boldt Castle and Yacht House, &more) and Antique Boat Museum (in Clayton). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Buttermilk Falls and do a tasting at Yellow Barn Winery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Watertown trip planner.

Drive from Plattsburgh to Watertown in 3.5 hours. July in Watertown sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Utica.

Things to do in Watertown

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Alexandria Bay, Grasse River Heritage Trail, Antique Boat Museum, Westcott Beach State Park, Sandy Island Beach State Park
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 10:
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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
Utica

Utica ©
Utica is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County, New York, United States. Northeast Classic Car Museum and Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Moffitt Beach and Agers Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Utica: Adirondack Park (in Northville) and Bald Mountain (in Old Forge).

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Utica sightseeing app.

You can drive from Watertown to Utica in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Syracuse.

Things to do in Utica

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Northeast Classic Car Museum, Adirondack Park, Moffitt Beach, Bald Mountain, Agers Falls
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute ©
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute
Northeast Classic Car Museum ©
Northeast Classic Car Museum
Moffitt Beach ©
Moffitt Beach

3
nights
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. Head to Destiny USA and City Marketfor some retail therapy. Get outdoors at Syracuse Chiefs and Jamesville Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Syracuse: Auburn (Fort Hill Cemetery & Seward House Museum) and It's A Wonderful Life Museum (in Seneca Falls). It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at International Boxing Hall of Fame.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Syracuse vacation maker tool.

You can drive from Utica to Syracuse in an hour. In July in Syracuse, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Syracuse

Outdoors · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Auburn, Jamesville Beach, International Boxing Hall of Fame, It's A Wonderful Life Museum
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:
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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
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strong National Museum of Play and National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House. Appreciate the collections at George Eastman Museum and Edgerton Model Railroad Room. Explore Rochester's surroundings by going to Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park (in Canandaigua), Letchworth State Park (in Castile) and Arbor Hill Grapery & Winery (in Naples). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sea views from Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse, steep yourself in history at Ganondagan State Historic Site, do a tasting at Casa Larga Vineyards, and get some jogging in at Erie Canal Trail.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rochester trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Rochester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Buffalo.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park, Ganondagan State Historic Site, Letchworth State Park, Arbor Hill Grapery & Winery
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Letchworth State Park ©
Letchworth State Park
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum
The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play

4
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.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House and Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Comedy Center and Pierce-Arrow Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Buffalo: Niagara Falls (Maid of the Mist & Niagara Falls Observation Tower) and Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum (in Jamestown). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, make a trip to Canalside, stroll through Times Beach Preserve, and kick back and relax at Woodlawn Beach State Park.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Buffalo online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rochester to Buffalo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ithaca.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, Jamestown, Woodlawn Beach State Park, Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House ©
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House
National Comedy Center ©
National Comedy Center

5
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Watkins Glen State Park and Corning Museum of Glass. Do some cultural sightseeing at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. and Barnstormer Winery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ithaca: Hammondsport (Glenn H. Curtiss Museum & Champlin Beach Park), Hunt Country Vineyards (in Branchport) and Boundary Breaks Winery (in Lodi). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, get a new perspective on nature at Museum of the Earth, get a taste of the local shopping with GreenStar, and explore the world behind art at Johnson Museum of Art.

Start your trip to Ithaca by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Buffalo to Ithaca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Hammondsport, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Barnstormer Winery, Watkins Glen State Park, Taughannock Falls State Park
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park

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