7 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

7 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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7 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Mont Tremblant
Drive + Fly:  8​h
1
Syracuse
— 1 night
bus + taxi:  1​h 15​min
2
Ithaca
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Rochester
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
End: Mont Tremblant

1
night
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Worlds Smallest Church, see the interesting displays at International Boxing Hall of Fame, then hunt for treasures at City Market, then sample the tasty concoctions at Middle Ages Brewing Company, and finally make a trip to Clinton Square. On your second day here, stop by DROOZ And Company, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Willard Chapel, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Hill Cemetery, then examine the collection at It's A Wonderful Life Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Syracuse trip builder .

Mont Tremblant, Canada to Syracuse is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Mont Tremblant in July, Syracuse is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Ithaca.

Things to do in Syracuse

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Auburn, Seneca Falls, The Worlds Smallest Church, International Boxing Hall of Fame, DROOZ And Company
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International Boxing Hall of Fame ©
International Boxing Hall of Fame
Willard Chapel ©
Willard Chapel

1
night
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at The History Center, learn about winemaking at Ports of New York Winery, take in nature's colorful creations at Ithaca Children's Garden, then hike along Caygua Waterfront Trail, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Stewart Park.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ithaca online trip maker .

Getting from Syracuse to Ithaca by combination of bus and taxi takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Stewart Park ©
Stewart Park
Ports of New York Winery ©
Ports of New York Winery

4
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Get some cultural insight at Abbey of the Genesee and National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House. Roycroft Campus and The Wadsworth Homestead will appeal to history buffs. Explore Rochester's surroundings by going to Our Lady of Victory Basilica (in Lackawanna), Lazy Acre Alpacas (in Bloomfield) and Jell-O Gallery Museum (in Le Roy). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Pierce-Arrow Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Corbett's Glen Nature Park, grab your bike and head to Erie Canal Trail, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Rochester Public Market.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rochester travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Ithaca to Rochester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rochester can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pierce-Arrow Museum, New York Museum of Transportation, Roycroft Campus, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Patriots and Heroes Park
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Jell-O Gallery Museum ©
Jell-O Gallery Museum
Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Abbey of the Genesee ©
Abbey of the Genesee

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