6 days in New York State Itinerary

6 days in New York State Itinerary

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6 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Taxi:  2 h
1
Watkins Glen
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h
2
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
3
Keeseville
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
New York City
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
End: Newark

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day
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Taughannock Falls State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Watkins Glen journey maker app .

Newark to Watkins Glen is an approximately 2-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Newark in October, with highs in Watkins Glen at 64°F and lows at 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Taughannock Falls State Park
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Taughannock Falls State Park ©
Taughannock Falls State Park

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls trip planner .

You can drive from Watkins Glen to Niagara Falls in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

1
night
Keeseville

Keeseville ©
Keeseville is a hamlet in Clinton and Essex counties, New York, in the United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ausable Chasm. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Champlain, then explore the striking landscape at Ausable Chasm, then sample the tasty concoctions at Ausable Brewing Company, and finally relax in the rural setting at Mace Chasm Farm. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Ausable River, then look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Falls, and then see the interesting displays at North Star Underground Railroad Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Keeseville road trip tool .

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Keeseville in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Niagara Falls in October since evenings lows in Keeseville dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Keeseville

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

New York State
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Ausable Chasm ©
Ausable Chasm
Ausable Brewing Company ©
Ausable Brewing Company

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Central Park and then race across the water with a speed boat tour. Keep things going the next day: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

To find out how to plan a trip to New York City, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Keeseville to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Keeseville in October; daily highs in New York City reach 70°F and lows reach 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Heights Promenade
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Food Tours
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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