3 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

3 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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3 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Syracuse
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Rochester
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
night
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Destiny USA. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Gallery 54, then steep yourself in history at Seward House Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Women's Rights National Historical Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Onondaga Lake Park.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Syracuse online tour planner .

New York City to Syracuse is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in July, Syracuse is little chillier at night with lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Rochester.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Women's Rights National Historical Park, Onondaga Lake Park, Gallery 54, Seward House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum
Onondaga Lake Park ©
Onondaga Lake Park

1
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Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at George Eastman Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at The Strong National Museum of Play, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Hope Cemetery.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rochester online tour planner .

Take a train from Syracuse to Rochester in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in July, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strong National Museum of Play ©
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum
Mount Hope Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Cemetery

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