5 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

5 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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5 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Richmond
Drive:  9​h 30​min
Buffalo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Watkins Glen
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
Edison
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h
End: Richmond

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Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Niagara Falls, Maid of the Mist, Cave of the Winds, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): make a trip to Canalside.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Buffalo trip tool .

Richmond to Buffalo is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Richmond in July: high temperatures in Buffalo hover around 80°F and lows are around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Buffalo

#Nature, #Parks, #Tours

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Niagara Falls
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Maid of the Mist ©
Maid of the Mist

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Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): examine the collection at Corning Museum of Glass and then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Watkins Glen trip planner .

You can drive from Buffalo to Watkins Glen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Watkins Glen can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

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

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.
You've added Madame Tussauds New York, Grand Central Terminal, Brooklyn Bridge, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 6th (Fri), make a trip to Times Square. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a walk through Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, then admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, then admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and finally see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds New York.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our New York City visit app .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Watkins Glen to New York City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Watkins Glen in July since evenings lows in New York City dip to 72°F. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Edison.

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#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Times Square ©
Times Square
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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hours
Edison

Edison
Edison is a township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States, in the New York City metropolitan area, and the Raritan Bayshore subregion of the Jersey Shore. For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Edison travel planning tool .

You can drive from New York City to Edison in an hour. July in Edison sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 71°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 8th (Sun).

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#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nightlife
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