6 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

6 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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6 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Rochester
1
Rochester
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hammondsport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ithaca
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Rochester

1
night
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): catch the contagious excitement of Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, admire the majestic nature at Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park, and then stroll the grounds of Mount Hope Cemetery. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the engaging exhibits at The Strong National Museum of Play, see the interesting displays at George Eastman Museum, and then admire all the interesting features of Frontier Field.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rochester road trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Rochester. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in July, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hammondsport.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park, Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack
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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum
Frontier Field ©
Frontier Field

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. On the 24th (Wed), examine the collection at Corning Museum of Glass and then immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park. On your second day here, learn about winemaking at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, explore and take pictures at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, then get engrossed in the history at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, and finally do a tasting at McGregor Vineyard.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hammondsport online tour builder .

Traveling by car from Rochester to Hammondsport takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ithaca.

Things to do in Hammondsport

Museums Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Dundee, Watkins Glen, Corning Museum of Glass
Highlights from your plan
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

2
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. On the 26th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Greek Peak Mountain Resort and then admire the majestic nature at Buttermilk Falls State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, learn about winemaking at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., and then admire the majestic nature at Robert Treman State Park.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ithaca trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Hammondsport to Ithaca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Ithaca are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Greek Peak Mountain Resort, Taughannock Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park
Buttermilk Falls State Park ©
Buttermilk Falls State Park

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