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

2
nights
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Watkins Glen: Ithaca (Cornell Botanic Gardens, Robert Treman State Park, & more), Glenn H. Curtiss Museum (in Hammondsport) and Greek Peak Mountain Resort (in Virgil). There's more to do: admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park and do a tasting at McGregor Vineyard.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Watkins Glen road trip planning app .

Toronto, Canada to Watkins Glen is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Toronto in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Watkins Glen, with lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rochester.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Ithaca, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Greek Peak Mountain Resort, Taughannock Falls State Park, McGregor Vineyard
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Greek Peak Mountain Resort ©
Greek Peak Mountain Resort
Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park

1
night
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
On the 11th (Mon), explore the engaging exhibits at The Strong National Museum of Play, stroll the grounds of Mount Hope Cemetery, and then try your luck at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rochester online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Watkins Glen to Rochester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Rochester sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Childrens Museums Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack
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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack ©
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack
Mount Hope Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Cemetery

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