3 days in Rochester, Watertown & Buffalo Itinerary

3 days in Rochester, Watertown & Buffalo Itinerary

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3 days in Rochester, Watertown & Buffalo Itinerary

Washington DC
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Rochester
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Watertown
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
Buffalo
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC

1
day
Rochester

Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the engaging exhibits at The Strong Museum.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rochester sightseeing planner.

Washington DC to Rochester is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC in October, things will get a bit cooler in Rochester: highs are around 62°F and lows about 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Watertown.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums Childrens Museums
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The Strong Museum

few
hours
Watertown

Watertown is a city in the state of New York and the county seat of Jefferson County. For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Watertown trip planner.

Drive from Rochester to Watertown in 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Buffalo.
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Flower Memorial Library

1
day
Buffalo

The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then explore the activities along Niagara Falls.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Buffalo trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Watertown to Buffalo takes 3.5 hours. In October in Buffalo, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Buffalo

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds

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