48 days in New York State Itinerary

48 days in New York State Itinerary

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1
Stony Brook
— 5 nights
2
Westhampton Beach
— 3 nights
3
Bolton Landing
— 4 nights
4
Lake Placid
— 5 nights
5
Mumford
— 2 nights
6
Jamestown
— 4 nights
7
Ithaca
— 5 nights
8
Pine Hill
— 4 nights
9
Cold Spring
— 6 nights
10
New York City
— 8 nights

5
nights
Stony Brook

Stony Brook ©
Stony Brook is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the Town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County, New York, on the North Shore of Long Island. Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church and The Whaling Museum & Education Center are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll get in some beach time at Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach and Tobay Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Cold Spring Harbor State Park (in Cold Spring Harbor), Bayard Cutting Arboretum (in Great River) and Long Beach (in Long Beach). There's much more to do: take in the waterfront activity at Sailors Haven Visitor Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Avalon Park & Preserve, walk around Cortwood Landing County Park, and contemplate the long history of St. James General Store.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Stony Brook trip builder app.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Stony Brook is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -10.5 hour difference. December in Stony Brook sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Westhampton Beach.

Things to do in Stony Brook

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Huntington, Saint James, Gilgo Beach, Holtsville Ecology Site, Gardiner County Park
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 24:
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Bayard Cutting Arboretum ©
Bayard Cutting Arboretum
Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church ©
Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church
Holtsville Ecology Site ©
Holtsville Ecology Site

3
nights
Westhampton Beach

Westhampton Beach ©
The Incorporated Village of Westhampton Beach is an incorporated village on the southeast coast of Long Island. Oysterponds Historical Society and Alex Ferrone Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kismet Beach and Cooper's Beach. When in Westhampton Beach, make a side trip to see Mashomack Preserve in Shelter Island, approximately Shelter Island away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ponquogue Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Rosalie, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cupsogue Beach County Park.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Westhampton Beach planner.

You can drive from Stony Brook to Westhampton Beach in an hour. In December in Westhampton Beach, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bolton Landing.

Things to do in Westhampton Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Southampton, Mashomack Preserve, Alex Ferrone Gallery, Kismet Beach, Oysterponds Historical Society
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
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Mashomack Preserve ©
Mashomack Preserve
Oysterponds Historical Society ©
Oysterponds Historical Society
Ponquogue Beach ©
Ponquogue Beach

4
nights
Bolton Landing

Bolton Landing ©
Bolton Landing is a hamlet in the town of Bolton in Warren County, New York, United States. Relax by the water at Schroon Lake Town Beach and Hague Town Beach Park. Visit Camp Santanoni and Fort Ticonderoga for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Bolton Landing: Gunnison Lakeshore Orchards (in Crown Point) and Ticonderoga (Star Trek Original Series Set Tour & The Hancock House). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at The Schumann Preserve at Pilot Knob, see the interesting displays at The Sembrich, and do a tasting at Adirondack Winery Bolton Landing Tasting Room.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bolton Landing trip planner.

You can drive from Westhampton Beach to Bolton Landing in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In December, Bolton Landing is little chillier than Westhampton Beach - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Lake Placid.

Things to do in Bolton Landing

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Ticonderoga, Schroon Lake Town Beach, Gunnison Lakeshore Orchards, Hague Town Beach Park, Camp Santanoni
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 31:
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Star Trek Original Series Set Tour ©
Star Trek Original Series Set Tour
Fort Ticonderoga ©
Fort Ticonderoga
The Hancock House ©
The Hancock House

5
nights
Lake Placid

Lake Placid ©
Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, United States. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Massena Town Beach and Wilmington Town Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake and Champlain Memorial Lighthouse. Explore Lake Placid's surroundings by going to Alice Falls (in Keeseville), Paul Smith's College VIC (in Paul Smiths) and The Wild Center (in Tupper Lake). There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Adirondack History Centre Museum, deepen your understanding at Uihlein Sugar Maple Research & Extension Field Station, identify plant and animal life at Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Adirondack Mountains.

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You can drive from Bolton Landing to Lake Placid in 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bolton Landing in December; daily highs in Lake Placid reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Mumford.

Things to do in Lake Placid

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Wilmington, Adirondack Mountains, Alice Falls, Champlain Memorial Lighthouse, Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 5:
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The Wild Center ©
The Wild Center
Champlain Memorial Lighthouse ©
Champlain Memorial Lighthouse

2
nights
Mumford

Mumford ©
The hamlet of Mumford lies on the west side of the Town of Wheatland, south of Oatka Creek on NY 36 and south of the terminus of NY 383.HistoryThe story of Mumford has been written by several local historians. On the 6th (Mon), examine the collection at Jell-O Gallery Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of the Genesee, and then see the interesting displays at Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Genesee Country Village & Museum and then contemplate the long history of LeRoy House.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mumford trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lake Placid to Mumford takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lake Placid in January: high temperatures in Mumford hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Jamestown.

Things to do in Mumford

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Le Roy, Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum, Abbey of the Genesee
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 7:
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Genesee Country Village & Museum ©
Genesee Country Village & Museum
Abbey of the Genesee ©
Abbey of the Genesee
Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum ©

4
nights
Jamestown

Jamestown ©
Jamestown is a city in southern Chautauqua County, New York, in the United States. Audubon Community Nature Center and Grape Discovery Center are good opportunities to explore the local culture. National Comedy Center and Lana's The Little House will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jamestown: Liberty Vineyards Winery (in Sheridan), Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve (in Blasdell) and Hidden Valley Animal Adventure (in Varysburg). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Quincy Cellars, take an in-depth tour of Lawson Center, and stroll around Panama Rocks Scenic Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Jamestown road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Mumford to Jamestown in 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Jamestown are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Ithaca.

Things to do in Jamestown

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Liberty Vineyards Winery, Woodbury Winery & Vineyards, Panama Rocks Scenic Park, Quincy Cellars, Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
National Comedy Center ©
National Comedy Center
Lana's The Little House ©
Lana's The Little House
Audubon Community Nature Center ©
Audubon Community Nature Center

5
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. and Ports of New York Winery. Northeast Classic Car Museum and Glenn H. Curtiss Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Ithaca's surroundings by going to Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (in Seneca Falls), Dundee (McGregor Vineyard & Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard) and Heron Hill Tasting Room on Seneca Lake (in Himrod). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Friends of Rogers, learn about winemaking at Kemmeter Wines, ski along the peaceful trails at Powder Mills Park, and relax in the rural setting at Boundary Breaks Winery.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ithaca trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Jamestown to Ithaca in 3.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pine Hill.

Things to do in Ithaca

Wildlife Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Hammondsport, Dundee, Powder Mills Park, Lazy Acre Alpacas, Montezuma Audubon Center
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 16:
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Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Northeast Classic Car Museum ©
Northeast Classic Car Museum
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

4
nights
Pine Hill

Pine Hill ©
Pine Hill is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in the western part of the town of Shandaken in Ulster County, New York, United States. Popular historic sites such as The Clermont Mansion and Holy Transfiguration Church are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at New York State Museum and Holy Trinity Monastery. Change things up with these side-trips from Pine Hill: Catskill Park (in Sundown), Hanford Mills Museum (in Meredith) and Burden Iron Works Museum (in Troy). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA, kick back and relax at Belleayre Beach, and immerse yourself in nature at Lake Superior State Park.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Pine Hill road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Ithaca to Pine Hill in 3 hours. In January, daytime highs in Pine Hill are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cold Spring.

Things to do in Pine Hill

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Catskill Park, Hanford Mills Museum, Holy Trinity Monastery, The Clermont Mansion, Burden Iron Works Museum
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 20:
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New York State Museum ©
New York State Museum
Hanford Mills Museum ©
Hanford Mills Museum
Holy Trinity Monastery ©
Holy Trinity Monastery

6
nights
Cold Spring

Cold Spring ©
Cold Spring is a village in the town of Philipstown in Putnam County, New York, United States. Museum-lovers will appreciate Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Magazzino Italian Art. Popular historic sites such as Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt and St Mary's Episcopal Church are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Black Creek Preserve (in Esopus), Ward Pound Ridge Reservation (in Cross River) and Wolf Conservation Center (in South Salem). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Teatown Lake Reservation, take in the exciting artwork at DM Weil Gallery, do a tasting at Benmarl Vineyards and Winery, and take in the awesome beauty at Breakneck Ridge Loop.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cold Spring planner.

You can drive from Pine Hill to Cold Spring in 2 hours. January in Cold Spring sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Cold Spring

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Yorktown Heights, New Paltz, Hyde Park, Benmarl Vineyards and Winery, Black Creek Preserve
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
DM Weil Gallery ©
DM Weil Gallery
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt ©
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt

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.
Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and Algonquin Hotel. Times Square and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, make a trip to Empire State Building, and take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read New York City trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Cold Spring to New York City takes 1.5 hours. In January in New York City, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 26 — Feb 3:
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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