6 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

6 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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6 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Rochester
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Auburn
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Watkins Glen
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Toronto

1
night
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
On the 29th (Mon), have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play and then look for gifts at Schutt's Apple Mill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Smith Family Farm, then immerse yourself in nature at Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park, and then try your luck at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rochester trip site .

Toronto, Canada to Rochester is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Rochester are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Auburn.

Things to do in Rochester

Historic Sites Parks Casinos

Side Trips

Smith Family Farm, Schutt's Apple Mill, Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
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2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Seward House Museum, then view the masterpieces at Gallery 54, and then shop like a local with Destiny USA. On your second day here, get a new perspective on nature at Women's Rights National Historical Park, then stop by Muranda Cheese Company, then learn about winemaking at Three Brothers Wineries and Estates, and finally do a tasting at Hosmer Winery.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Auburn day trip planner .

You can drive from Rochester to Auburn in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Auburn

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Three Brothers Wineries and Estates, Gallery 54, Destiny USA, Muranda Cheese Company, Women's Rights National Historical Park
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Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum
Three Brothers Wineries and Estates ©

2
nights
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, then learn about winemaking at McGregor Vineyard, then do a tasting at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, and finally do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): stop by SkyLand Art Barn, then do a tasting at Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery, then see the interesting displays at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, and finally admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Watkins Glen journey planner.

Getting from Auburn to Watkins Glen by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August in Watkins Glen, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Dundee, Burdett, Hammondsport, Taughannock Falls State Park
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.

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