5 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

5 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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5 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Durham
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Rochester
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hammondsport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ithaca
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Durham

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Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rochester trip itinerary planning app .

Durham to Rochester is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Durham in July, with highs in Rochester at 81°F and lows at 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Hammondsport.

Things to do in Rochester

Shopping

Side Trip

Eastview Mall
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Eastview Mall ©
Eastview Mall

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nights
Hammondsport

Hammondsport ©
Hammondsport is a village at the south end of Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes of, New York, United States. On the 24th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, cruise along Seneca Lake Wine Trail, and then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Bully Hill Vineyards Winery, learn about winemaking at Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery, then do a tasting at Hunt Country Vineyards, then do a tasting at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, and finally do a tasting at McGregor Vineyard.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hammondsport sightseeing planner .

Getting from Rochester to Hammondsport by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Hammondsport can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ithaca.

Things to do in Hammondsport

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Watkins Glen, Dundee, Hunt Country Vineyards
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Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Seneca Lake Wine Trail ©
Seneca Lake Wine Trail
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard ©
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard

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Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): savor the flavors at Experience! The Finger Lakes Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at McGregor Vineyard, then sample the tasty concoctions at Lakewood Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., and finally do a tasting at Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ithaca travel route app .

Traveling by car from Hammondsport to Ithaca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Ithaca, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ithaca

Tours Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards, Lakewood Vineyards, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., McGregor Vineyard
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Experience! The Finger Lakes Tours ©
Experience! The Finger Lakes Tours
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards ©
Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards

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