10 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

10 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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Rochester
— 2 nights
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Oswego
— 2 nights
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Ithaca
— 3 nights
4
Hammondsport
— 2 nights

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Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rochester: Tree Creations in Geneseo (in Geneseo), Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association (in Corning) and Palmyra (Book of Mormon Publication Site & Smith Family Farm). There's lots more to do: have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play, browse the collection at Pittsford Community Public Library, examine the collection at Antique Wireless Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Valentown Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rochester sightseeing app.

New York City to Rochester is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rochester, with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Oswego.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Palmyra, Tree Creations in Geneseo, Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association, Pittsford Community Public Library, Schutt's Apple Mill
Highlights from your plan
The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play
Antique Wireless Museum ©
Antique Wireless Museum

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Oswego

Oswego ©
Oswego is a city in Oswego County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Montezuma Audubon Center and then contemplate the waterfront views at Oswego River. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Beechwood State Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Sterling Nature Center, and then brush up on your military savvy at Fort Ontario State Historic Site.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Oswego day trip planning app.

Getting from Rochester to Oswego by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August in Oswego, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ithaca.

Things to do in Oswego

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Beechwood State Park, Sterling Nature Center, Montezuma Audubon Center
Highlights from your plan
Oswego River ©
Oswego River
Fort Ontario State Historic Site ©
Fort Ontario State Historic Site
Beechwood State Park ©
Beechwood State Park

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Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Venture out of the city with trips to Cayuga-Seneca Canal (in Seneca Falls), Skeanateales NY (in Cayuga) and Seward House Museum (in Auburn). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Robert Treman State Park, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the waterfront activity at South Shore Marina on Owasco Lake, and get great views at Overlook at Taughannock Visitor Center.

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Drive from Oswego to Ithaca in 2 hours. August in Ithaca sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hammondsport.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Trumansburg, Cayuga-Seneca Canal, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., South Shore Marina on Owasco Lake, Skeanateales NY
Highlights from your plan
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

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Hammondsport

Hammondsport ©
Hammondsport is a village at the south end of Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes of, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the pleasant sights at Sperr Memorial Park, admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park, then do a tasting at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, and finally learn about winemaking at Ravines Wine Cellars - Keuka Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, experience rural life at Wohlschlegel's Naples Maple Farm, then trek along Parish Glen / Conklin Gully, and finally do a tasting at Lime Berry Winery.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hammondsport tour builder.

Getting from Ithaca to Hammondsport by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Hammondsport are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hammondsport

Parks · Trails · Wineries

Side Trips

Naples, Sperr Memorial Park, Watkins Glen State Park, Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
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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