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Summary

This 7-day road trip across New York State offers a blend of natural beauty, historical sites, and cultural experiences, from the historic waterfronts of Kingston to the serene shores of Lake George, the baseball legacy of Cooperstown, the vineyards of the Finger Lakes, the natural wonders of Ithaca, and the tranquil beauty of Narrowsburg. Concluding with a scenic drive back to NYC, this journey promises cherished memories and diverse experiences.

Day 1: Historic Kingston Exploration

Start your journey from NYC to Kingston, diving into its maritime history and scenic waterfront.

Hudson River Maritime Museum

A museum showcasing the rich maritime history of the Hudson River.

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Tips

Ideal to visit in the afternoon for a leisurely exploration.

Travel Information
📞   Phone: (845) 338-0071
🌐   Website: http://www.hrmm.org/
🕒   Hours: See hours
📍   Address: 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston, NY 12401
🔗   Profiles: Facebook LinkedIn Instagram

🌄 Day 2: Lake George Serenity

Journey towards Lake George to enjoy its clear waters and the charm of the village.

🚢 Lake George Boat Cruise

Embark on a scenic boat cruise offering panoramic views of Lake George and the Adirondacks. As you glide across the tranquil waters, immerse yourself in the breathtaking natural beauty that surrounds you. The towering mountains and lush landscapes create a picturesque backdrop for a truly unforgettable experience.

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Tips

Book in advance to secure your spot on the boat cruise, and aim for a sunset cruise for the most stunning views. The golden hues of the setting sun casting a warm glow over the lake and mountains will leave you in awe.

Day 3: Cooperstown Baseball Legacy

Explore the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and the charming village of Cooperstown.

National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

A must-visit for baseball enthusiasts, celebrating the sport's history and legends.

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Tips

Spend a few hours to fully appreciate the exhibits.

Travel Information
📞   Phone: (888) 425-5633
🌐   Website: https://baseballhall.org/
🕒   Hours: See hours
📍   Address: 25 Main St, Cooperstown, NY 13326
🔗   Profiles: Facebook Instagram YouTube X (Twitter) TikTok

Day 4: Geneva's Finger Lakes Wine

Discover Geneva in the Finger Lakes region, known for its vineyards and scenic beauty.

Seneca Lake Winery Visit

Experience wine tastings with views of Seneca Lake.

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Tips

Try to visit at least two wineries for a variety of experiences.

Travel Information
📞   Phone: (315) 719-0000
🌐   Website: http://ventosavineyards.com/
🕒   Hours: See hours
📍   Address: 3440 NY-96A, Geneva, NY 14456
🔗   Profiles: X (Twitter) Instagram LinkedIn Facebook

🏞️ Day 5: Ithaca's Natural Beauty

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Ithaca, surrounded by gorges and waterfalls.

🏞️ Buttermilk Falls State Park

Buttermilk Falls State Park is a natural wonderland, renowned for its cascading waterfalls and verdant hiking trails. The park's namesake waterfall, Buttermilk Falls, plunges dramatically over layers of rock, creating a mesmerizing sight. The trails wind through lush forests, offering glimpses of the stunning natural scenery at every turn.

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Tips

As you embark on the hiking trails, ensure to wear sturdy, comfortable shoes to navigate the terrain. Don't forget to bring along a camera to capture the awe-inspiring beauty of the waterfalls and surrounding landscapes. Be prepared to be enchanted by the serene ambiance and captivating vistas that await you at Buttermilk Falls State Park.

Travel Information
📞   Phone: (607) 273-5761
🌐   Website: https://parks.ny.gov/parks/151/details.aspx
🕒   Hours: See hours
⏳   Typical duration: 45 min
📍   Address: 106 E Buttermilk Falls Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850
🔗   Profiles: Facebook

Day 6: Narrowsburg Riverside Calm

Enjoy the laid-back ambiance and natural beauty of Narrowsburg along the Delaware River.

Delaware River Rafting

A relaxing or adventurous river rafting experience, depending on your preference.

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Tips

Choose a guided tour for a more informative and safe rafting experience.

🗽 Day 7: Return to NYC

  • Conclude your road trip by driving back to NYC, reflecting on a week of diverse experiences.

🛣️ Hawks Nest Drive

Embark on the Hawks Nest Drive, a scenic route along 97, offering breathtaking views of the Delaware River and surrounding landscapes. The winding roads and lush greenery make it a perfect choice for concluding your journey, providing a serene and picturesque drive back to the bustling city.

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Tips

Make sure to stop at the various scenic overlooks along the route to capture memorable photos of your trip and soak in the natural beauty one last time.

Travel Information
🕒   Hours: See hours
⏳   Typical duration: 10 min
📍   Address: 546 NY-97, Sparrow Bush, NY 12780