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: Calgary
Fly + Bus:  8​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Hyde Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Cooperstown
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Watkins Glen
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Calgary

3
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 New York Public Library and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and New York City Hall. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and go for a walk through Central Park.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our New York City tour site .

Calgary, Canada to New York City is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Calgary in November, you will find days in New York City are a bit warmer (16°C), and nights are much warmer (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hyde Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

1
night
Hyde Park

Hyde Park ©
Hyde Park is a town in Dutchess County, New York, bordering the Hudson River north of Poughkeepsie. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, then contemplate the long history of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, then contemplate the long history of Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and finally take in the views from Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hyde Park visit planning tool .

Getting from New York City to Hyde Park by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Hyde Park, with lows of -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cooperstown.

Things to do in Hyde Park

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
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1
night
Cooperstown

Cooperstown ©
Best known as the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown embraces Americana.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): see the interesting displays at National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, contemplate the long history of Hyde Hall, and then stop by Cobbler & Co.

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Getting from Hyde Park to Cooperstown by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. While traveling from Hyde Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cooperstown, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Cooperstown

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Cobbler & Co
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Hyde Hall ©
Hyde Hall
Cobbler & Co ©
Cobbler & Co

1
night
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. On the 15th (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park, view the masterpieces at SkyLand Art Barn, then immerse yourself in nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, and finally do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C..

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Watkins Glen travel route planner .

Getting from Cooperstown to Watkins Glen by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Burdett, Taughannock Falls State Park
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Taughannock Falls State Park ©
Taughannock Falls State Park
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 16th (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls holiday builder site .

You can drive from Watkins Glen to Niagara Falls in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

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

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