Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Lowell (Massachusetts) to New York City. If you're planning a road trip to New York City, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
9:00 am start in Lowell (Massachusetts)
drive for about 1 hour
10:12 am Old Sturbridge Village
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 11:12 am
drive for about 58 minutes
12:10 pm Hartford
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 1:10 pm
drive for about 42 minutes
1:52 pm New Haven
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:52 pm
drive for about 43 minutes
3:36 pm Norwalk (Connecticut)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 4:36 pm
drive for about 54 minutes
5:30 pm Central Park
stay for about 3.5 hours and leave at 9:00 pm
drive for about 10 minutes
driving ≈ 4.5 hours
Your starting point is Lowell, Massachusetts.
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Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.
Old Sturbridge Village (4 mentions)
Hartford (10 answers)
The Mark Twain House & Museum (4 mentions)
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art (2 mentions)
questions about Hartford:
What is your favorite restaurant in Hartford?
New Haven (8 answers)
restaurants around New Haven:
Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana
questions about New Haven:
What's the best neighborhood in New Haven for a first time visitor?
Let's get serious about Pizza..... Sally's? Pepes? or Modern?
Central Park (158 mentions)
Your final destination is New York, New York.
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Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?
The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in New York City.
You can also see most people recommend as the best amount of time to visit. Find out how many days in New York City to stay.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out The Standard New York, which was mentioned 15 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Katz's Delicatessen, which was mentioned 37 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
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