2 days in Schenectady & New York City Itinerary

2 days in Schenectady & New York City Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Albany
Drive:  45 min
1
Schenectady
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
New York City
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
End: Albany

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Schenectady

Schenectady ©
A short drive from the state capital, Schenectady remains best known as General Electric's birthplace.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Central Park Rose Garden.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Schenectady road trip planning tool.

Albany to Schenectady is an approximately half hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in October, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Schenectady

Parks
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Central Park Rose Garden ©
Central Park Rose Garden

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then go for a walk through Central Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New York City online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Schenectady to New York City in 3 hours. In October, New York City is a bit warmer than Schenectady - with highs of 70°F and lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in New York City

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Central Park ©
Central Park
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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