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:  2​h
2
Ithaca
— 2 nights
Fly:  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 4th (Sun), explore the engaging exhibits at The Strong National Museum of Play and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: try to win big at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack and then cool off at Seabreeze Amusement Park.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rochester trip itinerary planning site .

Toronto, Canada to Rochester is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In August in Rochester, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Ithaca.

Things to do in Rochester

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack
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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
Seabreeze Amusement Park ©
Seabreeze Amusement Park
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack ©
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack

2
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Robert Treman State Park and then fly down the slopes at Greek Peak Mountain Resort. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, learn about winemaking at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., and then immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ithaca trip builder tool .

Getting from Rochester to Ithaca by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ithaca can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Greek Peak Mountain Resort, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Taughannock Falls State Park, Watkins Glen State Park
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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

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