2 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

2 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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2 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Rochester
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Watkins Glen
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Newark

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Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
On the 16th (Sun), have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play and then explore and take pictures at Frontier Field.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rochester trip planner .

Newark to Rochester is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Newark in September, expect little chillier with lows of 54°F in Rochester. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums Childrens Museums
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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
Frontier Field ©
Frontier Field

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Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Southern Tier Balloon Tours. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take a memorable tour with Southern Tier Balloon Tours, then examine the collection at Corning Museum of Glass, and then immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Watkins Glen road trip site .

Traveling by car from Rochester to Watkins Glen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. September in Watkins Glen sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Museums Classes Shopping

Side Trips

Corning Museum of Glass, Southern Tier Balloon Tours
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Southern Tier Balloon Tours ©
Southern Tier Balloon Tours

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