34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Stockholm
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Albany
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Plattsburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Watertown
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Syracuse
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Rochester
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Buffalo
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
8
Ithaca
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Stockholm

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to St. Patrick's Cathedral and Ellis Island. Appreciate the collections at 9/11 Memorial and Frick Collection. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at New York Public Library, wander the streets of Times Square, stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, and don't miss a visit to Fifth Avenue.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary builder.

Stockholm, Sweden to New York City is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Stockholm to New York City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in June, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 1:
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

4
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. Your inner history buff will appreciate Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and New York State Executive Mansion. Get a sense of the local culture at National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and Norman Rockwell Museum. Explore Albany's surroundings by going to The Clark Art Institute (in Williamstown), Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home (in Manchester) and Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site (in Hyde Park). The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at New York State Museum and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Albany trip planning app.

Drive from New York City to Albany in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from New York City in July since evenings lows in Albany dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Plattsburgh.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Norman Rockwell Museum, The Clark Art Institute, Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 5:
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National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum ©
The Clark Art Institute ©
The Clark Art Institute

4
nights
Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh ©
Plattsburgh is a city in and the seat of Clinton County, New York, United States. Get some cultural insight at Shelburne Museum and Plattsburgh Airforce Base Museum. Get outdoors at Whiteface Mountain and Paul Smith's College VIC. Explore Plattsburgh's surroundings by going to Burlington Bike Path (in Burlington), Stowe Recreation Path (in Stowe) and Mirror Lake (in Lake Placid). It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Schroon Lake Town Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Plattsburgh trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Albany to Plattsburgh takes 3 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Albany in July since evenings lows in Plattsburgh dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Watertown.

Things to do in Plattsburgh

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Paul Smith's College VIC, Whiteface Mountain, Burlington Bike Path, Stowe Recreation Path, Schroon Lake Town Beach
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 9:
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Mirror Lake ©
Mirror Lake
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path

3
nights
Watertown

Watertown ©
Watertown is a city in the state of New York and the county seat of Jefferson County. Let the collections at Boldt Castle and Yacht House and Antique Boat Museum capture your imagination. Visit Westcott Beach State Park and Sandy Island Beach State Park for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Watertown: The Cape Winery (in Cape Vincent), Alexandria Bay (Dark Island Spirits Distillery & Winery & Heart Island) and Singer Castle on Dark Island (in Chippewa Bay). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Public Square and learn about winemaking at Yellow Barn Winery.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Watertown day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Plattsburgh to Watertown takes 3.5 hours. July in Watertown sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Syracuse.

Things to do in Watertown

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Alexandria Bay, Antique Boat Museum, Sandy Island Beach State Park, The Cape Winery, Westcott Beach State Park
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 12:
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Boldt Castle and Yacht House ©
Boldt Castle and Yacht House
Singer Castle on Dark Island ©
Singer Castle on Dark Island
Antique Boat Museum ©
Antique Boat Museum

4
nights
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. Visiting Syracuse Chiefs and Jamesville Beach will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Destiny USA and City Market. Venture out of the city with trips to Auburn (Seward House Museum, Fort Hill Cemetery, &more), It's A Wonderful Life Museum (in Seneca Falls) and Northeast Classic Car Museum (in Norwich). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at International Boxing Hall of Fame.

Plan my day in Syracuse using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Watertown to Syracuse in 1.5 hours. July in Syracuse sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Syracuse

Museums Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Auburn, Jamesville Beach, It's A Wonderful Life Museum, International Boxing Hall of Fame, Northeast Classic Car Museum
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 16:
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Destiny USA ©
Destiny USA
Northeast Classic Car Museum ©
Northeast Classic Car Museum
Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum

4
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Your inner history buff will appreciate National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House and Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Letchworth State Park and Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse. When in Rochester, make a side trip to see Arbor Hill Grapery & Winery in Naples, approximately Naples away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the engaging exhibits at The Strong National Museum of Play, explore the landscape on two wheels at Erie Canal Trail, take an in-depth tour of George Eastman Museum, and examine the collection at Edgerton Model Railroad Room.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rochester online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Rochester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Rochester, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Buffalo.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Letchworth State Park, Arbor Hill Grapery & Winery, Ganondagan State Historic Site, Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 20:
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Letchworth State Park ©
Letchworth State Park
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum
The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play

4
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House and National Comedy Center. Get outdoors at Maid of the Mist and Times Beach Preserve. Get out of town with these interesting Buffalo side-trips: Niagara Falls Observation Tower (in Niagara Falls) and Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum (in Jamestown). The adventure continues: Head underground at Cave of the Winds, make a trip to Canalside, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Victory Basilica, and stroll through Woodlawn Beach State Park.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Buffalo road trip app.

You can drive from Rochester to Buffalo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July in Buffalo, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ithaca.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, Jamestown, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Woodlawn Beach State Park
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 24:
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House ©
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House
National Comedy Center ©
National Comedy Center

5
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Step out of the city life by going to Watkins Glen State Park and Taughannock Falls State Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Corning Museum of Glass and Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ithaca: Hunt Country Vineyards (in Branchport), Boundary Breaks Winery (in Lodi) and Barnstormer Winery (in Rock Stream). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Robert Treman State Park, get engrossed in the history at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, stroll around Champlin Beach Park, and get curious at Museum of the Earth.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ithaca route planning tool.

Drive from Buffalo to Ithaca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hammondsport, Watkins Glen State Park, Hunt Country Vineyards, Boundary Breaks Winery, Taughannock Falls State Park
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 29:
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Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park

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