New York City – New Haven – Woodstock – Lake Placid – Saratoga Springs – Niagara Falls – Ithaca – Monticello – New York City
DAY 1 New York City – New Haven
Arrive NYC. Upon arrival drive north to New Haven, Connecticut, home of Yale University.
DAY 2 New Haven – Woodstock
Travel through the Connecticut River Valley, to Woodstock, a quintessential New England village chock full of Americana. It is the perfect place to experience the best of Vermont: architecture, scenery, a world heritage farm, and down-to-earth Vermont Hospitality.
DAY 3 Woodstock – Lake Placid
Wind through the bucolic Green Mountain’s Champlain route to the quaint Adirondack village of Lake Placid, location of 2 winter Olympics.
DAY 4 Lake Placid
Shop on the charming Main Street, enjoy a variety of performance arts, ride the Adirondack Scenic Railroad or hike the area’s mountains and lakes.
DAY 5 Lake Placid – Saratoga Springs
Saratoga’s slogan is “Health, History, Horses” . Visit and taste the naturally carbonated mineral springs or take a mineral bath, visit its thoroughbred race track and historic sites.
DAY 6 Saratoga Springs – Niagara Falls
Travel to America’s oldest State Park to visit majestic Niagara Falls, the apex of the free-flowing waters of four of the Great Lakes into the Niagara River Gorge.
DAY 7 Niagara Falls
Board a Maid of the Mist cruise to experience one of the most powerful waterfalls in North America, or enjoy a thrilling walk through the Cave of the Winds and feel the rushing torrents of the Bridal Veil Falls. Cross the boarder to Canada and discover a different view of the falls.
DAY 8 Niagara Falls – Ithaca
Explore the Finger Lake Region- renowned for its lush rolling hills, scenic gorges, more than 100 majestic waterfalls and over 200 wineries, many open for tours and tastings.
DAY 9 Ithaca – Monticello
Visit the Catskill Mountains; the birthplace of flyfishing is home to rushing streams, scenic hiking trails, plenty of restaurants serving fresh farm-totable fare and over 100 wineries between there and the Hudson Valley.
DAY 10 Monticello – New York City
Head south to NYC for the return flight or add post nights in New York City.