4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Cleveland
train:  4​h
1
Rochester
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Watkins Glen
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Cleveland

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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 4th (Thu): have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rochester driving holiday planner.

Cleveland to Rochester is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. Traveling from Cleveland in July, plan for little chillier nights in Rochester, with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums Childrens Museums
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The Strong National Museum of Play ©

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nights
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Get some cultural insight at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard and Glenn H. Curtiss Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Watkins Glen State Park and Robert Treman State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Taughannock Falls State Park (in Trumansburg) and Letchworth State Park (in Castile). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. and walk around Henry A. Smith Woods.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Watkins Glen route planner .

You can drive from Rochester to Watkins Glen in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Trumansburg, Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, Letchworth State Park, Robert Treman State Park, Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard ©
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.

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