4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Watkins Glen
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Canandaigua
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Detroit

1
night
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. You've now added Shequaga Falls to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Shequaga Falls, then immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park, and then do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Garrett Memorial Chapel, then do a tasting at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, and finally admire all the interesting features of Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Watkins Glen tour itinerary planner.

Detroit to Watkins Glen is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Detroit in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 54°F in Watkins Glen. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Canandaigua.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Garrett Memorial Chapel, Shequaga Falls
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

2
nights
Canandaigua

Canandaigua ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): try to win big at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, explore the engaging exhibits at The Strong National Museum of Play, then learn about winemaking at Casa Larga Vineyards, and finally identify plant and animal life at Lazy Acre Alpacas. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Smith Family Farm, contemplate the long history of Seward House Museum, and then admire the majestic nature at Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Canandaigua itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Watkins Glen to Canandaigua in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Canandaigua are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Canandaigua

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Rochester, Seward House Museum, Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, Lazy Acre Alpacas, Smith Family Farm
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Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack ©
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack
Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum

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