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 31st (Wed), explore the engaging exhibits 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 1st (Thu): see the interesting displays at George Eastman Museum, then try your luck at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, and then stroll the grounds of Mount Hope Cemetery.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rochester tour builder website .

Toronto, Canada to Rochester is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rochester can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack
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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 2nd (Fri), deepen your understanding at Cornell University, then admire the majestic nature at Robert Treman State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Taughannock Falls State Park. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Two Goats Brewing, then do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., and finally immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Watkins Glen tour planner.

You can drive from Rochester to Watkins Glen in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Watkins Glen can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Burdett, Ithaca, Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, Taughannock Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
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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