3 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

3 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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3 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Albany
Drive:  3 h 30 min
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Ithaca
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Elmira

2
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Escape the urban bustle at Watkins Glen State Park and Ithaca Waterfalls. Step off the beaten path and head to Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge and Vitrix Hot Glass Studio. Change things up with these side-trips from Ithaca: Shequaga Falls (in Montour Falls) and Two Goats Brewing (in Burdett). Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Lively Run Dairy and contemplate the waterfront views at Cayuga Lake.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ithaca trip planner .

Albany to Ithaca is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Albany in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Ithaca, with lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Watkins Glen State Park, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, Vitrix Hot Glass Studio, Lively Run Dairy, Two Goats Brewing
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge ©
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge
Shequaga Falls ©
Shequaga Falls

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