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Questions tagged [new-york-state]

Questions regarding traveling to and through the State of New York, USA. Questions specific to the City of New York should be tagged separately.

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Do the road rules change from DC to NY in USA?

I'm asking this for both pedestrians and for drivers. I'm a visitor to Washington DC and would like to rent a car to travel to NY. So I'm eager to know whether there are any significant road rules ...
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Boarding greyhound bus along route [duplicate]

I have a newbie question I have Greyhound tickets from Toronto,ON to NYC. The first stop on this route is Buffalo NY. I have individual tickets for each leg of trip (e.g. Toronto–Buffalo, Buffalo - ...
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Driving a rental car through upstate New York (Buffalo to Syracuse)

Next spring (second week of May), I'm looking to explore upstate New York before my sister's graduation from Syracuse - I live in California, and have never been to New York outside the city, so I've ...
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Options for travel from JFK Airport to Yonkers, NY?

What are the options for travelling from JFK Airport to Yonkers? Would I be able to get a taxi at the airport, if so what would be a ball park figure for the cost? Someone warned me that drivers only ...
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Is a California interim driver's license valid in NY, Iceland and Portugal?

I just got an interim drivers license from the state of California. They said the regular license should arrive in the mail in two weeks. However, I'm leaving the state in a few days to travel to New ...
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Easy driving, direct route from Syracuse, NY, to Lake Placid?

I would like a route where I won't have to keep stopping to ask for directions, as happened to me last year with the standard Rte 81 Rte 3 approach. Also, I don't like extremely twisty-turny routes. I'...
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Public transport from Woodstock, NY to Bangor, ME?

I'm looking to take train from Woodstock, New York to Portland or Bangor, Maine. The trip is actually from Woodstock, NY to Fredericton, New Brunswick. We can rent a car for part of the trip from ...
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Train Travel to Woodbury Outlet

I am in Brooklyn and planning to go to Woodbury Outlet in Central Valley, NY. How can I go there by train if possible.
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Can my licensed NY driver, age 17, drive in VA?

My daughter is traveling to VA; she has a valid NYS license. Can she drive in VA?
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Public Transportation, cheapest route from Newburgh, to Potsdam, NY?

I lack the ability to drive and need to leave Newburgh, New York and travel to Potsdam, New York on a personal trip. How can I do this more effectively than traveling to New York city port authority( ~...
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scenic highways within 120 miles of Kingston NY? [closed]

We're taking a trip this weekend upstate and wanted to know what are some are scenic roadways within 120 miles of Kingston, New York. Not hiking footpaths - car roads. As well, what would be some of ...
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I saw a lakeside castle or hotel from the air, north of Newark. What is it?

I recently flew into Newark on a transatlantic flight from Glasgow, UK. I happened to be looking out of the aircraft window (left side) during the descent, and saw a rather unique-looking scene: A ...