60 days in Gatlinburg & New York State Itinerary

60 days in Gatlinburg & New York State Itinerary

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Gatlinburg
— 1 day
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Niagara Falls
— 7 nights
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Jamestown
— 6 nights
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Rochester
— 6 nights
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Watkins Glen
— 5 nights
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Norwich
— 1 night
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Auburn
— 4 nights
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Clayton
— 3 nights
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Ticonderoga
— 3 nights
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Saratoga Springs
— 5 nights
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New Paltz
— 6 nights
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New York City
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Gatlinburg — 1 day

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
On the 30th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Gatlinburg vacation builder website.

New York City to Gatlinburg is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Gatlinburg, with highs around 86°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Niagara Falls.
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Niagara Falls — 7 nights

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Let the collections at Charles E. Burchfield Nature & Art Center and Albright-Knox Art Gallery capture your imagination. Step out of the city life by going to Cave of the Winds and Niagara Falls. Venture out of the city with trips to Blasdell (Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve & Woodlawn Beach State Park), Buffalo (Times Beach Preserve, Buffalo Religious Arts Center, &more) and Walden Galleria Mall (in Cheektowaga). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica, stroll through Niagara Wine Trail USA, immerse yourself in nature at Whirlpool State Park, and trek along Niagara Gorge Trail.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Gatlinburg to Niagara Falls by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Gatlinburg in June, with highs in Niagara Falls at 77°F and lows at 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jamestown.
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Jamestown — 6 nights

Jamestown is a city in southern Chautauqua County, New York, in the United States. Get some historical perspective at Lake View Cemetery and Patterson Library. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Comedy Center and Fenton History Center. Explore Jamestown's surroundings by going to Kinzua Bridge State Park (in Mount Jewett), Salamanca (Seneca Allegany Casino & Allegany State Park) and Zippo / Case Museum & Flagship Store (in Bradford). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum, stop by Cuba Cheese Shoppe, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Wildlife Center at Sinnemahoning State Park, and admire the majestic nature at Cook Forest State Park.

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You can drive from Niagara Falls to Jamestown in 2 hours. Traveling from Niagara Falls in July, you will find days in Jamestown are a bit cooler (75°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rochester.
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Rochester — 6 nights

Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Take a break from the city and head to Rochester Sport Fishing and Ontario Beach Park. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at ARTISANworks and Schutt's Apple Mill. Get out of town with these interesting Rochester side-trips: Letchworth State Park (in Castile), Genesee Country Village & Museum (in Mumford) and Deer Run Winery (in Geneseo). There's lots more to do: sample some tasty brews at Crush Beer & Wine Tours, contemplate the long history of Book of Mormon Publication Site, enjoy the sea views from Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, and have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rochester online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Jamestown to Rochester in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jamestown in July, expect nights in Rochester to be about the same, around 62°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Watkins Glen.
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Watkins Glen — 5 nights

Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Visiting Watkins Glen State Park and Leonard Harrison State Park will get you outdoors. Bath National Cemetery and Gaffer District will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Watkins Glen side-trips: Woodlawn Cemetery of Elmira (in Elmira), Taughannock Falls State Park (in Trumansburg) and The Rockwell Museum (in Corning). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, don't miss a visit to Hector Falls, and admire the sheer force of Havana Glen Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Watkins Glen trip maker site.

You can drive from Rochester to Watkins Glen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Norwich.
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Norwich — 1 night

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Norwich trip planner.

You can drive from Watkins Glen to Norwich in 2 hours. Traveling from Watkins Glen in July, you will find days in Norwich are little chillier (78°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Auburn.
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Auburn — 4 nights

Auburn is a city in Cayuga County, New York, United States, located at the north end of Owasco Lake, one of the Finger Lakes, in Central New York. Museum-lovers will get to explore Women's Rights National Historical Park and Fort Ontario State Historic Site. Your inner history buff will appreciate Seward House Museum and Fort Hill Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting Auburn side-trips: Knapp Winery & The Vineyard Restaurant (in Romulus), Geneva (Seneca Lake State Park, Three Brothers Wineries and Estates, &more) and Water to Wine Day Tours (in Ovid). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Harriet Tubman Home, cruise along Cayuga Wine Trail, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Willard Chapel, and explore the activities along Skaneateles Lake.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Auburn holiday maker website.

You can drive from Norwich to Auburn in 2 hours. In July in Auburn, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Clayton.
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Clayton — 3 nights

Step out of the city life by going to Antique Boat Museum and Zenda Farms Preserve. Boldt Castle and Yacht House and Thousand Islands Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Clayton side-trips: Sandy Island Beach State Park (in Pulaski) and Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site (in Sackets Harbor).

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Clayton trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Auburn to Clayton in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Clayton are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ticonderoga.
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Ticonderoga — 3 nights

Ticonderoga is a town in Essex County, New York, United States. Museum-lovers will appreciate Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake and The Hancock House. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Schroon Lake Town Beach and Hague Town Beach Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ticonderoga: River Rafting & Tubing (in North Creek) and Hoss's Country Corner (in Long Lake). And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Fort Ticonderoga, contemplate the long history of Crown Point State Historic Site, take in the awesome beauty at Adirondack Mountains, and head outdoors with Mt. Defiance.

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Getting from Clayton to Ticonderoga by car takes about 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Ticonderoga can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Saratoga Springs.
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Saratoga Springs — 5 nights

Named for the restorative mineral springs in the area, Saratoga Springs began its life as a resort town.
Let the collections at The Clark Art Institute and Saratoga Paint and Sip Studio capture your imagination. Take a break from the city and head to Saratoga National Historical Park and New York State Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saratoga Springs: Norman Rockwell Museum (in Stockbridge), The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home (in Lenox) and Howe Caverns (in Howes Cave). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, explore the world behind art at MASS MoCA, relax in the rural setting at Hancock Shaker Village, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Saratoga Springs road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Ticonderoga to Saratoga Springs takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ticonderoga in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 65°F in Saratoga Springs. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New Paltz.
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New Paltz — 6 nights

New Paltz is a town in Ulster County, New York, United States. For shopping fun, head to DM Weil Gallery or Dia Beacon. Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Historic Huguenot Street will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Woodbury Common Premium Outlets (in Central Valley), Brotherhood - America's Oldest Winery (in Washingtonville) and Dingmans Falls (in Dingmans Ferry). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Belleayre Beach, walk around Kowawese Unique Area at Plum Point, delve into the lush surroundings at Catskill Park, and contemplate the long history of Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New Paltz trip site.

Traveling by car from Saratoga Springs to New Paltz takes 2 hours. Traveling from Saratoga Springs in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in New Paltz, with lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to New York City.
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New York City — 13 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Do some cultural sightseeing at 9/11 Memorial and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Visiting Ocean Grove Beach and Kismet Beach will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Bayard Cutting Arboretum (in Great River), Sands Point Preserve (in Port Washington) and Gilgo Beach (in Babylon). There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Times Square, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, and witness the site of a historic battle at Valley Forge National Historical Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New York City itinerary planner.

You can drive from New Paltz to New York City in 2 hours. Traveling from New Paltz in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New York City, with lows of 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
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New York State travel guide

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The Empire State
Home to the country's most populous city, the state of New York is a major gateway for immigration into the United States, but also one of the nation's prime holiday destinations. Take a trip down the state's numerous wilderness trails and scenic roads to visit quaint small towns, sandy beaches, historical estates, and artist colonies. Though the majority of visitors head for the big-city restaurants, theaters, and museums, you can venture deeper into the rugged and remote mountain areas to discover a world of picturesque forests, rivers, mountains, and lakes. New York also boasts the nation's largest forest preserve, encompassing much of the northeastern lobe of the state.
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