9 days in New Haven, Lake Placid & New York City Itinerary

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New Haven
— 2 nights
Lake Placid
— 2 nights
Drive to Burlington, Fly to New York City
New York City
— 4 nights


New Haven — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery, then explore the world behind art at Yale Center for British Art, and then gain insight at Yale University. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, steep yourself in history at The Mark Twain House & Museum, and then get a new perspective on nature at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our New Haven trip planning site.

If you are flying in from Vietnam, the closest major aiports are La Guardia Airport, John F Kennedy International Airport and Bradley International Airport. February in New Haven sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lake Placid.
Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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Lake Placid — 2 nights

On the 28th (Tue), glide through natural beauty at Mount Van Hoevenberg, then examine the collection at Lake Placid Olympic Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Mirror Lake. On the next day, explore the activities along Lake Placid, get in on the excitement at Olympic Ski Jump Complex, then look for all kinds of wild species at Uihlein Maple Research Forest, then take in the awesome beauty at Whiteface Mountain, and finally stop by Saratoga Olive Oil Company.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lake Placid planning site.

Drive from New Haven to Lake Placid in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, Lake Placid is a bit cooler than New Haven - with highs of -2°C and lows of -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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New York City — 4 nights

Big Apple

New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and wander the streets of Times Square.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Lake Placid to New York City in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Lake Placid in March, you will find days in New York City are somewhat warmer (11°C), and nights are much warmer (1°C).
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