10 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

10 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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10 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Syracuse
— 1 night
bus + taxi:  1​h 15​min
2
Ithaca
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Hammondsport
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Rochester
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

1
night
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. On the 12th (Mon), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at 1911 Spirits. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Gallery 54, then contemplate the long history of Seward House Museum, then take in the pleasant sights at Cayuga-Seneca Canal, and finally identify plant and animal life at Montezuma Audubon Center.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Syracuse attractions planner.

Atlanta to Syracuse is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Atlanta in August, expect Syracuse to be a bit cooler, temps between 81°F and 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Ithaca.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Montezuma Audubon Center, Gallery 54, Seward House Museum, Cayuga-Seneca Canal, 1911 Spirits
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Montezuma Audubon Center ©
Montezuma Audubon Center
Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum
Cayuga-Seneca Canal ©
Cayuga-Seneca Canal

3
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Change things up with these side-trips from Ithaca: Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. (in Burdett), South Shore Marina on Owasco Lake (in Moravia) and Skeanateales NY (in Cayuga). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Robert Treman State Park, stroll around Ithaca Falls Natural Area, take a peaceful walk through Henry A. Smith Woods, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Ithaca trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Syracuse to Ithaca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ithaca can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hammondsport.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Trumansburg, South Shore Marina on Owasco Lake, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Skeanateales NY
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Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
nights
Hammondsport

Hammondsport ©
Hammondsport is a village at the south end of Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes of, New York, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hammondsport: Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard (in Dundee), Sperr Memorial Park (in Big Flats) and Watkins Glen State Park (in Watkins Glen). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, relax in the rural setting at Wohlschlegel's Naples Maple Farm, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Garrett Memorial Chapel, and trek along Parish Glen / Conklin Gully.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Hammondsport trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Ithaca to Hammondsport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Hammondsport

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Naples, Watkins Glen State Park, Garrett Memorial Chapel, Sperr Memorial Park, Overland Morgan Horse Farm
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard ©
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard

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nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play and then cruise along Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association. On the next day, explore and take pictures at Tree Creations in Geneseo, steep yourself in history at Book of Mormon Publication Site, then contemplate the long history of Smith Family Farm, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Craft Ales and Lagers.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rochester trip planner .

Getting from Hammondsport to Rochester by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Rochester are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Palmyra, Tree Creations in Geneseo, Craft Ales and Lagers, Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association
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Smith Family Farm ©
Smith Family Farm
The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play

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