8 days in New York State Itinerary

8 days in New York State Itinerary

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8 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Watkins Glen
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Cooperstown
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Alexandria Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
train + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Edmonton

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our New York City trip site .

Edmonton, Canada to New York City is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Edmonton to New York City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Edmonton in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in New York City, with highs around 31°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Corning Museum of Glass and then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

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Getting from New York City to Watkins Glen by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in September, Watkins Glen is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cooperstown.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Corning Museum of Glass
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass

1
night
Cooperstown

Cooperstown ©
Best known as the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown embraces Americana.
On the 17th (Tue), examine the collection at National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Fenimore Art Museum, and then learn about winemaking at Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cooperstown day trip tool .

You can drive from Watkins Glen to Cooperstown in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Cooperstown are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Alexandria Bay.

Things to do in Cooperstown

Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard
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Fenimore Art Museum ©
Fenimore Art Museum
Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard ©
Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard

1
night
Alexandria Bay

Alexandria Bay ©
Alexandria Bay is a village in Jefferson County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): stop by Nav's popcorn shop, then take a peaceful walk through Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, then immerse yourself in nature at Wellesley Island State Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of Boldt Castle and Yacht House.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Alexandria Bay trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Cooperstown to Alexandria Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Alexandria Bay are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Alexandria Bay

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Wellesley Island
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Minna Anthony Common Nature Center ©
Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
Boldt Castle and Yacht House ©
Boldt Castle and Yacht House
Wellesley Island State Park ©
Wellesley Island State Park

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): Head underground at Cave of the Winds and then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls visit planner.

You can drive from Alexandria Bay to Niagara Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and train. In September, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds

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