5 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

5 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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5 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Ithaca
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hammondsport
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Philadelphia

2
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cornell Botanic Gardens and Seward House Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Ithaca: It's A Wonderful Life Museum (in Seneca Falls), Burdett (Two Goats Brewing & Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.) and Harriet Tubman Home (in Auburn). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Cayuga Lake, explore and take pictures at Lively Run Dairy, stroll around Ithaca Falls Natural Area, and take in the dramatic scenery at Ithaca Waterfalls.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ithaca online tour itinerary planner .

Philadelphia to Ithaca is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, Ithaca is slightly colder than Philadelphia - with highs of 80°F and lows of 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hammondsport.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Burdett, Auburn, It's A Wonderful Life Museum, Lively Run Dairy
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Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Cornell Botanic Gardens ©
Cornell Botanic Gardens
Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum

2
nights
Hammondsport

Hammondsport ©
Hammondsport is a village at the south end of Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes of, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park, then learn about winemaking at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, then do a tasting at McGregor Vineyard, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lakewood Vineyards. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Watkins Glen International, learn about winemaking at Fox Run Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Hunt Country Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Bully Hill Vineyards Winery.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hammondsport trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Ithaca to Hammondsport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in July, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hammondsport

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Watkins Glen, Dundee, Hunt Country Vineyards, Fox Run Vineyards
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Watkins Glen International ©
Watkins Glen International
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard ©
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard

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