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    Chasing Waterfalls From New York to Niagara Falls

    Chasing Waterfalls From New York to Niagara Falls
    Starts from

    New York

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Activities

    49

    Duration

    5 days

    Length

    1605 km

    Guide details

    Starts from

    New York

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Duration

    5 days

    Length

    1605 km

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    Highlights

    • Zipline through the Pocono Mountains.
    • Chase waterfalls in the Finger Lakes region.
    • Stand under and take a boat ride through Niagara Falls.
    • Visit quaint towns in Upstate New York and along the Hudson River.
    This trip will take you through the most beautiful landscapes New York State and the surrounding regions have to offer – it might just have all the attractions and excitement of New York City beat! Mother Nature welcomes you in a big embrace for the entirety of this trip; mountain views, falling waters, winding river valleys, and Caribbean-clear waters will grace your viewpoint and offer a counter-perspective to the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
    You’ll leave New York City and head straight to the Delaware Water Gap region, where you’ll appreciate the river valley and forests from a scenic drive. You’ll be chasing waterfalls all along your ride, from the countless falls of the Finger Lakes region to the mesmerising natural wonder of Niagara Falls. Along the way, kick back at wineries, castles, and quaint B&Bs. The adventure of this trip never quite seems to end – end your trip kicking back in the hip and historic towns lining the Hudson River Valley.
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    This trip will take you through the most beautiful landscapes New York State and the surrounding regions have to offer – it might just have all the attractions and excitement of New York City beat! Mother Nature welcomes you in a big embrace for the entirety of this trip; mountain views, falling waters, winding river valleys, and Caribbean-clear waters will grace your viewpoint and offer a counter-perspective to the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
    You’ll leave New York City and head straight to the Delaware Water Gap region, where you’ll appreciate the river valley and forests from a scenic drive. You’ll be chasing waterfalls all along your ride, from the countless falls of the Finger Lakes region to the mesmerising natural wonder of Niagara Falls. Along the way, kick back at wineries, castles, and quaint B&Bs. The adventure of this trip never quite seems to end – end your trip kicking back in the hip and historic towns lining the Hudson River Valley.
    Compare different car rental companies conveniently online via the TCS car rental platform. Whether in Switzerland or abroad, whether on holiday or on business trips. With TCS, you remain mobile and flexible and benefit from the best rental car offers, including many advantages and services.
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    • Zipline through the Pocono Mountains.
    • Chase waterfalls in the Finger Lakes region.
    • Stand under and take a boat ride through Niagara Falls.
    • Visit quaint towns in Upstate New York and along the Hudson River.

    Travel itinerary

    Waterfalls and Mountains in the Delaware Water Gap
    12 Activities

    Day 1

    260 km1 km

    Waterfalls and Mountains in the Delaware Water Gap

    Today, you'll make your way out of America's famously bustling city and into the waterfalls, forests, beaches, and natural attractions lying quietly outside of the chaos. Climb or zipline through the Pocono Mountains and enjoy beautiful bits of the Appalachian Trail.
    Lakes, Wineries, and Castles in the Finger Lakes
    10 Activities

    Day 2

    298 km2 km

    Lakes, Wineries, and Castles in the Finger Lakes

    Make your way into the Finger Lakes region, carved by glaciers in the Ice Age between 2 million and 10,000 years ago. Chase waterfalls throughout the day and kick back at a winery and castle-like B&B on Seneca Lake.
    A Magical Day in Niagara Falls
    10 Activities

    Day 3

    383 km

    A Magical Day in Niagara Falls

    Take a magical trip to Niagara Falls today, complete with a visit to a fairy garden along the way. You'll be greeted by the thundering Niagara waterfalls in an adventure that will bring you underneath the falls, as well as a boat ride. End the day by taking a scenic waterfront highway stopping off at lighthouses and beaches.
    Pristine Green Lakes of Upstate New York
    8 Activities

    Day 4

    291 km1 km

    Pristine Green Lakes of Upstate New York

    Make one last stop in the Finger Lake Region at Seneca Falls, where the first women's rights convention was held in 1848. Discover two bright green lakes tucked east of Syracuse, and finish the day in the quaint, historic town of Cooperstown.
    Quaint Towns in the Hudson Valley
    9 Activities

    Day 5

    373 km692 m

    Quaint Towns in the Hudson Valley

    Stop into storybook-worthy towns in the Hudson Valley and visit one of the oldest settlements in the United States. End your trip with a double-Michelin-star dinner in a gorgeous old stone barn.
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