5 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

5 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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Watkins Glen
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Ithaca
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Rochester
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Watkins Glen

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Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. On the 20th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lakewood Vineyards, and then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): explore and take pictures at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, learn about winemaking at Castel Grisch, then bet on your favorite at Watkins Glen International, and finally do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C..

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Watkins Glen trip tool.

Newark to Watkins Glen is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Newark in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Watkins Glen, with lows of 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Ithaca.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Wineries · Scenic Drive · Nature · Outdoors

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Watkins Glen International
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Seneca Lake Wine Trail
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Ithaca

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Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Your day by day itinerary now includes Experience! The Finger Lakes. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): awaken your taste buds at Experience! The Finger Lakes and then admire the majestic nature at Taughannock Falls State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): deepen your understanding at Cornell University, immerse yourself in nature at Buttermilk Falls State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Robert Treman State Park.

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You can drive from Watkins Glen to Ithaca in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ithaca can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Ithaca

Nature · Parks · Wineries · Tours

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Rochester

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Flower City

Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): make a splash at Seabreeze Amusement Park and then get engrossed in the history at The Strong National Museum of Play.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rochester trip planner.

You can drive from Ithaca to Rochester in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Rochester sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Theme Parks · Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums
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