16 days in New York State Itinerary

16 days in New York State Itinerary

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16 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly + bus:  13​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
New Paltz
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Lake George
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
+2
train + Fly + bus:  17​h
End: Sao Paulo

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fifth Avenue and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Head to Shopping Girlfriend NYC and The Strand Bookstorefor plenty of shopping. Change things up with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx (about 36 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, tour the water at your own pace with Narwhal Yacht Charters, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and browse the exhibits of Ellis Island.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary maker app .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to New York City is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sao Paulo to New York City, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in July, with highs in New York City at 35°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New Paltz.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
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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

2
nights
New Paltz

New Paltz ©
New Paltz is a town in Ulster County, New York, United States. On the 21st (Sun), revel in the low prices at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, contemplate the long history of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, and then take in the exciting artwork at DM Weil Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): take in the views from Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, then explore and take pictures at Mohonk Preserve, and then immerse yourself in nature at Minnewaska State Park Preserve.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New Paltz trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from New York City to New Paltz by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, New Paltz is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lake George.

Things to do in New Paltz

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, Minnewaska State Park Preserve
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DM Weil Gallery ©
DM Weil Gallery
Minnewaska State Park Preserve ©
Minnewaska State Park Preserve

3
nights
Lake George

Lake George ©
A playground for America’s wealthy families, Lake George was nicknamed "Queen of the American Lakes." While these families often stayed in private country houses, a tourism industry built up around them in the early 20th century facilitated by two YMCAs.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Fort William Henry Museum & Restoration and Adirondack Winery. Escape the urban bustle at Square Eddy Expeditions and Prospect Mountain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lake George: Vermont Country Store (in Weston) and Saratoga Race Course (in Saratoga Springs). Next up on the itinerary: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake George.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lake George attractions planner.

You can drive from New Paltz to Lake George in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Lake George can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Lake George

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Saratoga Race Course, Square Eddy Expeditions, Vermont Country Store
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Square Eddy Expeditions ©
Square Eddy Expeditions
Parasailing & Paragliding
Vermont Country Store ©
Vermont Country Store

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Get in touch with nature at Cave of the Winds and Bridal Veil Falls. Get a sense of the local culture at Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex and Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, head outdoors with Niagara Jet Adventures, try your luck at Seneca Niagara Casino, and take an in-depth tour of Pierce-Arrow Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip app .

You can drive from Lake George to Niagara Falls in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In July, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Buffalo, Niagara Jet Adventures
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

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