7 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

7 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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7 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Louisville
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Watkins Glen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Auburn
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Rochester
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Louisville

2
nights
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park, then do a tasting at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, then learn about winemaking at Keuka Spring Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Boundary Breaks Winery.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Watkins Glen travel route planner .

Louisville to Watkins Glen is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Louisville in July, plan for little chillier nights in Watkins Glen, with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Auburn.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, Keuka Spring Vineyards, Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Boundary Breaks Winery
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Taughannock Falls State Park ©
Taughannock Falls State Park

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. On the 9th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Seward House Museum, contemplate the long history of Harriet Tubman Home, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Willard Chapel, and finally identify plant and animal life at Montezuma Audubon Center. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Sterling Nature Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at Beaver Lake Nature Center, and then contemplate the long history of Onondaga Lake Park.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Auburn travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Watkins Glen to Auburn takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Auburn are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Auburn

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beaver Lake Nature Center, Onondaga Lake Park, Montezuma Audubon Center, Sterling Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum
Onondaga Lake Park ©
Onondaga Lake Park
Beaver Lake Nature Center ©
Beaver Lake Nature Center

2
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
On the 11th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Corbett's Glen Nature Park, then contemplate the long history of Smith Family Farm, then steep yourself in history at Book of Mormon Publication Site, and finally sample the fine beverages at Apple Country Spirits. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park, then steep yourself in history at Valentown Museum, and then steep yourself in history at National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rochester online trip builder .

You can drive from Auburn to Rochester in 1.5 hours. July in Rochester sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Palmyra, Apple Country Spirits, Corbett's Glen Nature Park, Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park, Valentown Museum
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Smith Family Farm ©
Smith Family Farm
Book of Mormon Publication Site ©
Book of Mormon Publication Site

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