7 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

7 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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Syracuse
— Few hours
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Ithaca
— 2 nights
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Hammondsport
— 2 nights
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Rochester
— 2 nights

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Syracuse

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Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Onondaga Lake Park and then sample the fine beverages at 1911 Spirits.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Syracuse trip itinerary maker app.

Ottawa, Canada to Syracuse is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ithaca.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Onondaga Lake Park, 1911 Spirits
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Onondaga Lake Park ©
Onondaga Lake Park
1911 Spirits ©
1911 Spirits

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Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): trek along Caygua Waterfront Trail, take in nature's colorful creations at Cornell Botanic Gardens, then do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., and finally take a peaceful walk through Henry A. Smith Woods. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Skeanateales NY, then contemplate the long history of Seward House Museum, and then go for a walk through Cayuga-Seneca Canal.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ithaca trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Syracuse to Ithaca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Ithaca are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hammondsport.

Things to do in Ithaca

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Henry A. Smith Woods, Cayuga-Seneca Canal, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Skeanateales NY, Seward House Museum
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Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum
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. On the 14th (Wed), go for a walk through Sperr Memorial Park, admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park, then learn about winemaking at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, and finally do a tasting at Ravines Wine Cellars - Keuka Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, then experience rural life at Wohlschlegel's Naples Maple Farm, then hike along Parish Glen / Conklin Gully, and finally do a tasting at Lime Berry Winery.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Hammondsport vacation planner.

Drive from Ithaca to Hammondsport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Hammondsport can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Hammondsport

Parks · Trails · Wineries

Side Trips

Naples, Sperr Memorial Park, Watkins Glen State Park, Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard ©
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard

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Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
On the 16th (Fri), get answers to all your questions at Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association and then have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play. Here are some ideas for day two: let little ones run wild at Tree Creations in Geneseo, then contemplate the long history of Book of Mormon Publication Site, then contemplate the long history of Smith Family Farm, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Craft Ales and Lagers.

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Traveling by car from Hammondsport to Rochester takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. August in Rochester sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trips

Palmyra, Tree Creations in Geneseo, Craft Ales and Lagers, Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association
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Smith Family Farm ©
Smith Family Farm
The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play

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