5 days in Ithaca & Watkins Glen Itinerary

5 days in Ithaca & Watkins Glen Itinerary

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Ithaca
— 2 nights
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Watkins Glen
— 2 nights
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Ithaca

— 2 nights
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): do a tasting at Lucas Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Sheldrake Point Cayuga Lake Winery, then do a tasting at Buttonwood Grove Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Knapp Winery & The Vineyard Restaurant. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Six Mile Creek Vineyard, learn about winemaking at Americana Vineyards, then experience rural life at Lively Run Dairy, then sample the fine beverages at Myer Farm Distillers, and finally learn about winemaking at Toro Run Winery.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ithaca travel tool.

Springfield to Ithaca is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Springfield to Ithaca due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Springfield in July, expect Ithaca to be little chillier, temps between 80°F and 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Ithaca

Wineries · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Watkins Glen

— 2 nights
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): learn about winemaking at Atwater Estate Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at J.R. Dill Winery, then sample the tasty concoctions at Two Goats Brewing, and finally sample the fine beverages at Finger Lakes Distilling. On the next day, do a tasting at Lakewood Vineyards and then learn about winemaking at McGregor Vineyard.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Watkins Glen sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Ithaca to Watkins Glen takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Watkins Glen can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips