6 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

6 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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6 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Rochester
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Auburn
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Watkins Glen
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park and Mount Hope Cemetery. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at George Eastman Museum and National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House. Venture out of the city with trips to Palmyra (Book of Mormon Publication Site & Smith Family Farm). Next up on the itinerary: explore the engaging exhibits at The Strong National Museum of Play, contemplate the long history of Valentown Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church.

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New York City to Rochester is an approximately 4-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in June since evenings lows in Rochester dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Auburn.

Things to do in Rochester

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Palmyra, Valentown Museum, Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum

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 15th (Sat), get a new perspective on nature at Women's Rights National Historical Park, then contemplate the long history of Harriet Tubman Home, then steep yourself in history at Seward House Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron.

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Drive from Rochester to Auburn in 1.5 hours. June in Auburn sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Auburn

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Women's Rights National Historical Park, Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron
Highlights from your plan
Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum
Women's Rights National Historical Park ©
Harriet Tubman Home ©
Harriet Tubman Home

2
nights
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. On the 16th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at The Rockwell Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, then learn about winemaking at Barnstormer Winery, and finally 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 Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., then admire the majestic nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Robert Treman State Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Watkins Glen trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Auburn to Watkins Glen takes 1.5 hours. June in Watkins Glen sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

The Rockwell Museum, Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, Robert Treman State Park, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Barnstormer Winery
Highlights from your plan
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Taughannock Falls State Park ©
Taughannock Falls State Park

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