10 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

10 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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Ithaca
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Hammondsport
— 2 nights
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Rochester
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Syracuse
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Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Step out of the city life by going to Robert Treman State Park and Ithaca Waterfalls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ithaca: Havana Glen Park (in Montour Falls), Greek Peak Mountain Resort (in Virgil) and Note Fragrances FLX (in Hector). There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Buttermilk Falls State Park, explore the striking landscape of Stewart Park, and identify plant and animal life at Lime Hollow Nature Center.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ithaca road trip site.

Philadelphia to Ithaca is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Philadelphia in July: high temperatures in Ithaca hover around 80°F and lows are around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hammondsport.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Buttermilk Falls State Park ©
Buttermilk Falls State Park
Taughannock Falls State Park ©
Taughannock Falls State Park
Greek Peak Mountain Resort ©
Greek Peak Mountain Resort

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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 20th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park, then learn about winemaking at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, and finally do a tasting at Stever Hill Vineyards. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Tanglewood Nature Center & Museum, then see the interesting displays at Corning Museum of Glass, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Iron Flamingo Brewery.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hammondsport route maker app.

Traveling by car from Ithaca to Hammondsport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. July in Hammondsport sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Hammondsport

Parks · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard ©
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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Rochester

Rochester ©

Flower City

Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Step out of the city life by going to Genesee Country Village & Museum and Corbett's Glen Nature Park. Get out of town with these interesting Rochester side-trips: Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park (in Canandaigua) and Lazy Acre Alpacas (in Bloomfield). There's still lots to do: have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play, experience rural life at Whitter Fruit Farm, stroll around Tinker Nature Park, and sample the tasty concoctions at Lock 32 Brewing Company.

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Drive from Hammondsport to Rochester in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Syracuse.

Things to do in Rochester

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play
Genesee Country Village & Museum ©
Genesee Country Village & Museum

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Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. On the 25th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Carpenter's Brook Fish Hatchery, then identify plant and animal life at Beaver Lake Nature Center, and then identify plant and animal life at Sterling Nature Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Montezuma Audubon Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, and then contemplate the long history of Seward House Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Syracuse online holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Rochester to Syracuse takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Beaver Lake Nature Center ©
Beaver Lake Nature Center
Montezuma Audubon Center ©
Montezuma Audubon Center
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge ©
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge

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