5 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

5 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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Watkins Glen
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Rochester
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Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Seneca Lake Wine Trail has been added to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Watkins Glen: Trumansburg (Henry A. Smith Woods & Taughannock Falls State Park), Glenn H. Curtiss Museum (in Hammondsport) and Antique Revival (in Big Flats). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park, examine the collection at Corning Museum of Glass, and sample the tasty concoctions at Two Goats Brewing.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Watkins Glen visit site.

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 July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Watkins Glen, with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Seneca Lake Wine Trail ©
Seneca Lake Wine Trail
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Letchworth State Park ©
Letchworth State Park

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Rochester

Rochester ©

Flower City

Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play, get engrossed in the history at George Eastman Museum, and then try your luck at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rochester day trip app.

Getting from Watkins Glen to Rochester by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In July in Rochester, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums · Childrens Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack ©
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack

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