5 days in Finger Lakes & Lake Geneva Itinerary

5 days in Finger Lakes & Lake Geneva Itinerary

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5 days in Finger Lakes & Lake Geneva Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Watkins Glen
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Lake Geneva
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Philadelphia

2
nights
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to McGregor Vineyard and It's A Wonderful Life Museum. Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars and Heron Hill Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Watkins Glen to go to Hammondsport and see Bully Hill Vineyards Winery, which is approximately 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards, sample the tasty concoctions at Two Goats Brewing, and admire the sheer force of Shequaga Falls.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Watkins Glen trip maker app .

Philadelphia to Watkins Glen is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, Watkins Glen is a bit cooler than Philadelphia - with highs of 83°F and lows of 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Lake Geneva.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Wineries Breweries & Distilleries Parks

Side Trips

Hammondsport, Burdett, Dundee, Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards, Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars
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It's A Wonderful Life Museum ©
It's A Wonderful Life Museum
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard ©
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard

2
nights
Lake Geneva

Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva is a city in Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA. On the 23rd (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Geneva Lake Museum of History, learn about all things military at Civil War Museum, then see the interesting displays at Kenosha Public Museum, and finally make a trip to Kenosha Sculpture Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Old World Wisconsin, steep yourself in history at Milton House Museum, and then learn about winemaking at Staller Estate Winery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lake Geneva day trip app .

You can fly from Watkins Glen to Lake Geneva in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Watkins Glen to Lake Geneva, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Lake Geneva are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Geneva

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Kenosha, Staller Estate Winery, Old World Wisconsin, Milton House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Geneva Lake Museum of History ©
Geneva Lake Museum of History
Old World Wisconsin ©
Old World Wisconsin
Civil War Museum ©
Civil War Museum

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