Weekend trips from New York City

  1. Montreal / Portland
  2. Washington, DC / Pittsburgh
  3. Niagara Falls / Toronto

For any of these trips, you could visit just the first or second destination if you want to do less driving and spend more time in the area.

The longest trip is about 20 hours of total driving, so you may want to plan to do this over a long weekend.


Trip idea #1: New York City → Montreal → Portland → New York City


New York City to Montreal
leave New York City on Friday
1.5 hours → West Point
1 hour → Woodstock
56 minutes → Albany
58 minutes → Lake George
49 minutes → Adirondack Mountains
1.5 hours → Plattsburgh
1 hour → Saint Jean Sur Richelieu
35 minutes → Montreal (stay Friday night)
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8 hours of driving

Montreal to Portland
leave Montreal on Saturday
1 hour → Bromont
50 minutes → Sherbrooke
51 minutes → Pittsburg
1 hour → Andover
1.5 hours → Cumberland Fairgrounds
21 minutes → Portland (stay Saturday night)
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5.5 hours of driving

Portland to New York City
leave Portland on Sunday
1 hour → Portsmouth
1 hour → Nashua
54 minutes → Old Sturbridge Village
42 minutes → Hartford
1.5 hours → New Haven
51 minutes → New York City (back home)
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6.5 hours of driving

Total driving time for this trip is about 20 hours of driving.


Trip idea #2: New York City → Washington, DC → Pittsburgh → New York City


New York City to Washington, DC
leave New York City on Friday
50 minutes → New Brunswick
1 hour → Philadelphia
35 minutes → Wilmington
46 minutes → Aberdeen
40 minutes → Baltimore
58 minutes → Washington, DC (stay Friday night)
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5 hours of driving

Washington, DC to Pittsburgh
leave Washington, DC on Saturday
1 hour → Harpers Ferry
46 minutes → Hagerstown
46 minutes → Sideling Hill
1 hour → Stoystown
1.5 hours → Phipps Conservatory
7 minutes → Pittsburgh (stay Saturday night)
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5 hours of driving

Pittsburgh to New York City
leave Pittsburgh on Sunday
55 minutes → Stoystown
1.5 hours → Breezewood
1.5 hours → Harrisburg
1.5 hours → Allentown
50 minutes → New Brunswick
1.5 hours → New York City (back home)
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7.5 hours of driving

Total driving time for this trip is about 17.5 hours of driving.


Trip idea #3: New York City → Niagara Falls → Toronto → New York City


New York City to Niagara Falls
leave New York City on Friday
1.5 hours → West Point
1.5 hours → Callicoon
1.5 hours → Binghamton
57 minutes → Elmira
1.5 hours → Letchworth State Park
1 hour → Buffalo
31 minutes → Niagara Falls (stay Friday night)
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8 hours of driving

Niagara Falls to Toronto
leave Niagara Falls on Saturday
19 minutes → St Catharines
28 minutes → Grimsby
19 minutes → Devil's Punchbowl Conservation Area
16 minutes → Burlington
20 minutes → Oakville
15 minutes → Raw Aura Organic Cuisine
18 minutes → High Park
10 minutes → Toronto (stay Saturday night)
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2.5 hours of driving

Toronto to New York City
leave Toronto on Sunday
1.5 hours → Niagara Falls
1.5 hours → Letchworth State Park
1.5 hours → Elmira
1 hour → Rock Mountain Drive
1.5 hours → Liberty
1.5 hours → West Point
1.5 hours → New York City (back home)
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9.5 hours of driving

Total driving time for this trip is about 20 hours of driving.



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Discover weekend getaways from New York City and explore places that are easily drivable for a short 3-day trip or a longer weekend if there's a holiday or you can get time off. Once you've picked a destination, you can search for alternate routes that might have more interesting stops along the way. If you're looking for all of the possible destinations, try searching for a radius of 50 miles from New York City up to 200 miles from New York City or anything in between. If you don't have enough time for a long weekend, try searching for day trips from New York City, or you can make New York City your destination instead. If you have more time, you can plan a drive from New York City to New Hampshire.