6 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

6 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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Ithaca
— 2 nights
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Hammondsport
— 2 nights
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Rochester
— 1 night

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Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Get out of town with these interesting Ithaca side-trips: Greek Peak Mountain Resort (in Virgil) and Burdett (Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. & Two Goats Brewing). There's still lots to do: enjoy unforgettable views with Southern Tier Balloon Tours, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take a pleasant ride with Painted Bar Stables, and immerse yourself in nature at Robert Treman State Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ithaca planning site.

Detroit to Ithaca is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Detroit in September since evenings lows in Ithaca dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hammondsport.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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Southern Tier Balloon Tours ©
Southern Tier Balloon Tours
Wine Tours & Tastings
Cornell Botanic Gardens ©
Cornell Botanic Gardens

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Hammondsport

Hammondsport ©
Hammondsport is a village at the south end of Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes of, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): do a tasting at Castel Grisch, admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park, and then examine the collection at Corning Museum of Glass. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, learn about winemaking at Ravines Wine Cellars - Keuka Lake, then do a tasting at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, and finally do a tasting at Three Brothers Wineries and Estates.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hammondsport trip planner.

You can drive from Ithaca to Hammondsport in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. September in Hammondsport sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Hammondsport

Museums · Wineries · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

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Rochester

Rochester ©

Flower City

Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
On the 18th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of George Eastman Museum, then have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play, and then admire the masterpieces at Artisanworks.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rochester visit planner.

Traveling by car from Hammondsport to Rochester takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in September, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum
Artisanworks ©
Artisanworks

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