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:  1​h 45​min
2
Watkins Glen
— 2 nights
Drive:  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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Chimney Bluffs State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): get curious at Rochester Museum & Science Center, contemplate the waterfront views at Erie Canal, and then kick back and relax at Ontario Beach Park.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rochester online trip builder .

Toronto, Canada to Rochester is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Rochester can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Rochester

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Chimney Bluffs State Park, Erie Canal
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Chimney Bluffs State Park
Chimney Bluffs State Park
Rochester Museum & Science Center ©
Rochester Museum & Science Center

2
nights
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Shequaga Falls, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Two Goats Brewing, then explore the activities along Cayuga Lake, and finally do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Cornell Botanic Gardens, admire the sheer force of Ithaca Waterfalls, and then hike along Cascadilla Gorge Trail.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Watkins Glen trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Rochester to Watkins Glen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Watkins Glen sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ithaca, Burdett, Shequaga Falls
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Shequaga Falls ©
Shequaga Falls
Cayuga Lake ©
Cayuga Lake
Cornell Botanic Gardens ©
Cornell Botanic Gardens

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