Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Syracuse to New York City. If you're planning a road trip to New York City, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Syracuse and New York City. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
9:00 am start in Syracuse
drive for about 37 minutes
9:37 am Cortland
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 10:37 am
drive for about 45 minutes
11:22 am Binghamton
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 12:22 pm
drive for about 43 minutes
1:04 pm Rock Mountain Drive
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:04 pm
drive for about 38 minutes
2:43 pm Scranton
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 3:43 pm
drive for about 51 minutes
4:34 pm Delaware Water Gap
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 5:34 pm
drive for about 1 hour
6:42 pm Newark (New Jersey)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 7:42 pm
drive for about 32 minutes
driving ≈ 5 hours
Your starting point is Syracuse, New York.
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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.
Rock Mountain Drive
Scranton (4 answers)
Delaware Water Gap (2 answers)
Newark (New Jersey) (15 answers)
Statue of Liberty (69 mentions)
Staten Island Ferry (21 mentions)
Ground Zero (16 mentions)
Staten Island Ferry (14 mentions)
Ellis Island (11 mentions)
restaurants around Newark (New Jersey):
The Dead Rabbit
hotels around Newark (New Jersey):
The Jane Hotel
Hyatt Regency Jersey City
questions about Newark (New Jersey):
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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.
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