4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Rochester
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Seneca Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
3
Cayuga
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Watkins Glen
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Philadelphia

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Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the engaging exhibits at The Strong National Museum of Play and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rochester trip builder app .

Philadelphia to Rochester is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, Rochester is a bit cooler than Philadelphia - with highs of 81°F and lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Seneca Falls.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
St. Stanislaus Kostka Church ©
St. Stanislaus Kostka Church

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Seneca Falls

Seneca Falls ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Women's Rights National Historical Park, contemplate the long history of Seward House Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Seneca Falls trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Rochester to Seneca Falls in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Seneca Falls can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cayuga.

Things to do in Seneca Falls

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Seward House Museum
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Women's Rights National Historical Park ©
Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge ©

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night
Cayuga

Cayuga ©
Cayuga is a village in Cayuga County, New York, United States. On the 27th (Sat), learn about winemaking at Izzo's White Barn Winery, learn about winemaking at Heart & Hands Wine Company, and then head outdoors with Skeanateales NY.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cayuga day trip tool .

Cayuga is very close to Seneca Falls. In July, daytime highs in Cayuga are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Cayuga

Wineries Outdoors

Side Trip

Heart & Hands Wine Company
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Izzo's White Barn Winery ©
Izzo's White Barn Winery

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Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. On the 28th (Sun), admire the majestic nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, then do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., and then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Watkins Glen trip planner .

You can drive from Cayuga to Watkins Glen in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Taughannock Falls State Park, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Highlights from your plan
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Taughannock Falls State Park ©
Taughannock Falls State Park
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.

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