30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New York City
— 4 nights
2
Albany
— 4 nights
3
Plattsburgh
— 4 nights
4
Watertown
— 3 nights
5
Syracuse
— 3 nights
6
Ithaca
— 4 nights
7
Buffalo
— 7 nights

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at New York Public Library, appreciate the history behind The Oculus, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and stop by Times Square.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New York City day trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to New York City is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Stockholm in June, with highs in New York City at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 30:
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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. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and Norman Rockwell Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and New York State Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site (in Hyde Park), Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home (in Manchester) and Williamstown (Williams College Museum of Art & The Clark Art Institute). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Albany road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from New York City to Albany takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Albany when traveling from New York City in June, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Plattsburgh.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Williamstown, National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, Norman Rockwell Museum
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 4:
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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 Kent Delord House Museum. Visiting Whiteface Mountain and Stowe Recreation Path will get you outdoors. Explore Plattsburgh's surroundings by going to Burlington Bike Path (in Burlington), The Wild Center (in Tupper Lake) and Mirror Lake (in Lake Placid). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Plattsburgh City Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Plattsburgh trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Albany to Plattsburgh takes 3 hours. Traveling from Albany in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Plattsburgh, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Watertown.

Things to do in Plattsburgh

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Burlington Bike Path, The Wild Center, Shelburne Museum, Stowe Recreation Path, Whiteface Mountain
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 8:
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Mirror Lake ©
Mirror Lake
The Wild Center ©
The Wild Center
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum

3
nights
Watertown

Watertown ©
Watertown is a city in the state of New York and the county seat of Jefferson County. Get in touch with nature at Antique Boat Museum and Sandy Island Beach State Park. Boldt Castle and Yacht House and The Cape Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Watertown: Singer Castle on Dark Island (in Chippewa Bay) and Alexandria Bay (Dark Island Spirits Distillery & Winery & Heart Island). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Westcott Beach State Park, do a tasting at Yellow Barn Winery, and contemplate the long history of Public Square.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Watertown day trip app.

Getting from Plattsburgh to Watertown by car takes about 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Watertown can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Syracuse.

Things to do in Watertown

Nature Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Alexandria Bay, Singer Castle on Dark Island, Antique Boat Museum, Sandy Island Beach State Park, The Cape Winery
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 11:
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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

3
nights
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. Visit Seward House Museum and Fort Hill Cemetery for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Destiny USA and It's A Wonderful Life Museum. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at International Boxing Hall of Fame, tour the pleasant surroundings at Onondaga Creekwalk, get outside with Syracuse Chiefs, and kick back and relax at Jamesville Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Syracuse travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Watertown to Syracuse takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Syracuse can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ithaca.

Things to do in Syracuse

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Auburn, It's A Wonderful Life Museum, International Boxing Hall of Fame, Jamesville Beach
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:
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Destiny USA ©
Destiny USA
Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum
International Boxing Hall of Fame ©
International Boxing Hall of Fame

4
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Do some cultural sightseeing at Corning Museum of Glass and Ports of New York Winery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Watkins Glen State Park and Taughannock Falls State Park. Explore Ithaca's surroundings by going to Hammondsport (Champlin Beach Park & Glenn H. Curtiss Museum), McGregor Vineyard (in Dundee) and Barnstormer Winery (in Rock Stream). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., admire the masterpieces at Johnson Museum of Art, and immerse yourself in nature at Robert Treman State Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ithaca day trip planning site.

Getting from Syracuse to Ithaca by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Ithaca can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Buffalo.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Hammondsport, Taughannock Falls State Park, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Watkins Glen State Park, McGregor Vineyard
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 18:
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Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park

7
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Maid of the Mist and Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Our Lady of Victory Basilica and Richardson Olmsted Campus. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Buffalo: Letchworth State Park (in Castile) and Rochester (National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, The Strong National Museum of Play, &more). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Cave of the Winds, see the interesting displays at Pierce-Arrow Museum, don't miss a visit to McKinley Monument, and walk around Woodlawn Beach State Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Buffalo trip planner.

Getting from Ithaca to Buffalo by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Buffalo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Rochester, Niagara Falls, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Letchworth State Park, Woodlawn Beach State Park
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 25:
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum
Letchworth State Park ©
Letchworth State Park

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