4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Syracuse
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Watkins Glen
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Chicago

1
night
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. On the 23rd (Fri), stop by DROOZ And Company.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Syracuse tour itinerary planner.

Chicago to Syracuse is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Syracuse due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in August, plan for little chillier nights in Syracuse, with lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Syracuse

Outdoors Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Cayuga-Seneca Canal, Seward House Museum, Skeanateales NY, DROOZ And Company
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Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum
Cayuga-Seneca Canal ©
Cayuga-Seneca Canal
DROOZ And Company ©
DROOZ And Company

2
nights
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): examine the collection at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park, then learn about winemaking at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., and finally experience rural life at Lively Run Dairy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association, hike along Caygua Waterfront Trail, then do a tasting at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, and finally learn about winemaking at Lime Berry Winery.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Watkins Glen online holiday builder .

Getting from Syracuse to Watkins Glen by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hammondsport, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association, Lively Run Dairy
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.

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