4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Rochester
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Watkins Glen
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Toronto

1
night
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
On the 12th (Mon), have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at George Eastman Museum, try your luck at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, and then stroll the grounds of Mount Hope Cemetery.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rochester tour itinerary builder tool .

Toronto, Canada to Rochester is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In August in Rochester, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums Historic Sites Casinos

Side Trip

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack
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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack ©
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack

2
nights
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. On the 14th (Wed), explore and take pictures at Cornell University, immerse yourself in nature at Robert Treman State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Taughannock Falls State Park. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, learn about winemaking at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., then immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Two Goats Brewing.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Watkins Glen road trip website .

You can drive from Rochester to Watkins Glen in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Watkins Glen, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Burdett, Ithaca, Taughannock Falls State Park, Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park
Taughannock Falls State Park ©
Taughannock Falls State Park

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