5 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

5 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Richmond
Drive:  9 h 30 min
1
Buffalo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Watkins Glen
— Few hours
Drive:  5 h
3
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Edison
— Few hours
Drive:  5 h
End: Richmond

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Maid of the Mist, Cave of the Winds and Canalside. On the 4th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Canalside.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Buffalo trip itinerary planning tool.

Richmond to Buffalo is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, subway, 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Buffalo

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

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

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hours
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. On the 6th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Corning Museum of Glass and then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Watkins Glen day trip planning app.

Drive from Buffalo to Watkins Glen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Watkins Glen are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough 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

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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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Madame Tussauds New York, Grand Central Terminal, Brooklyn Bridge, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): visit Times Square. Keep things going the next day: take in the pleasant sights at 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, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, then admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and finally examine the collection at Madame Tussauds New York.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the New York City journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Watkins Glen to New York City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Watkins Glen in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New York City, with lows of 72°F. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Edison.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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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

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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 reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Edison trip 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).

Things to do in Edison

Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
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