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: New York City
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
1
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Watkins Glen
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Cooperstown
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
End: New York City

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): learn about winemaking at A Gust of Sun Winery & Vineyard and then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Richardson Olmsted Complex, then contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and finally admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner.

New York City to Niagara Falls is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, Niagara Falls is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 72°F and lows of 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Buffalo, A Gust of Sun Winery & Vineyard
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Richardson Olmsted Campus ©
Richardson Olmsted Campus
A Gust of Sun Winery & Vineyard ©
A Gust of Sun Winery & Vineyard

2
nights
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. On the 8th (Fri), admire all the interesting features of Watkins Glen International and then immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Lively Run Dairy, immerse yourself in nature at Robert Treman State Park, and then examine the collection at Corning Museum of Glass.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Watkins Glen trip generator.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Watkins Glen in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In September in Watkins Glen, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cooperstown.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Robert Treman State Park, Corning Museum of Glass, Lively Run Dairy
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Watkins Glen International ©
Watkins Glen International
Lively Run Dairy ©
Lively Run Dairy

1
night
Cooperstown

Cooperstown ©
Best known as the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown embraces Americana.
On the 10th (Sun), admire all the interesting features of Abner Doubleday Field and then see the interesting displays at National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Keep things going the next day: tee off at Leatherstocking Golf Course, then contemplate the waterfront views at Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hudson River.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cooperstown vacation planner.

You can drive from Watkins Glen to Cooperstown in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Cooperstown

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

New York State
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Abner Doubleday Field ©
Abner Doubleday Field
Leatherstocking Golf Course ©
Leatherstocking Golf Course

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