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

1
night
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. On the 26th (Thu), immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery, learn about winemaking at McGregor Vineyard, do a tasting at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Two Goats Brewing, and finally learn about winemaking at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C..

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Watkins Glen day trip planning app .

Toronto, Canada to Watkins Glen is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Watkins Glen when traveling from Toronto in September, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Dundee, Burdett, Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard ©
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard

2
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Montezuma Audubon Center, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Craft Ales and Lagers, and then try to win big at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Genesee Country Village & Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ontario Beach Park.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Rochester trip planner .

You can drive from Watkins Glen to Rochester in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September in Rochester, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Genesee Country Village & Museum, Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, Montezuma Audubon Center, Craft Ales and Lagers
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Genesee Country Village & Museum ©
Genesee Country Village & Museum
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack ©
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack
Montezuma Audubon Center ©
Montezuma Audubon Center

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