5 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

5 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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5 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  4​h
1
Auburn
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Watkins Glen
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  4​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
Auburn

Auburn ©
Auburn is a city in Cayuga County, New York, United States, located at the north end of Owasco Lake, one of the Finger Lakes, in Central New York. On the 30th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Seward House Museum and then do a tasting at CJS Vineyards. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Women's Rights National Historical Park, contemplate the long history of Smith Family Farm, and then steep yourself in history at Book of Mormon Publication Site.

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Washington DC to Auburn is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Washington DC in July, with highs in Auburn at 82°F and lows at 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Auburn

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Palmyra, Women's Rights National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum
Women's Rights National Historical Park ©
Smith Family Farm ©
Smith Family Farm

3
nights
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Get some cultural insight at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. and Glenn H. Curtiss Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Watkins Glen State Park and Henry A. Smith Woods. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Watkins Glen: Keuka Lake Wine Trail (in Penn Yan), Boundary Breaks Winery (in Lodi) and Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery (in Hammondsport). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, admire the majestic nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, get answers to all your questions at Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association, and look for gifts at SkyLand Art Barn.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Watkins Glen visit planning site .

You can drive from Auburn to Watkins Glen in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hammondsport, Trumansburg, Dundee, Burdett, Keuka Lake Wine Trail
Highlights from your plan
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.

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