7 days in Finger Lakes Wine Country, Adirondacks & Hudson River Valley Itinerary

7 days in Finger Lakes Wine Country, Adirondacks & Hudson River Valley Itinerary

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Watkins Glen
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Lake George
— 2 nights
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Poughkeepsie
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Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Get some cultural insight at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum and Bully Hill Vineyards Winery. Change things up with these side-trips from Watkins Glen: Penn Yan (Keuka Spring Vineyards & Anthony Road Wine Company), Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery (in Hammondsport) and Three Brothers Wineries and Estates (in Geneva). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park and do a tasting at Ravines Wine Cellars - Keuka Lake.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Watkins Glen tour itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Watkins Glen is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Toronto in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Watkins Glen, with lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lake George.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Wineries · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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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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Lake George

Lake George ©

Queen of the American Lakes

A playground for America’s wealthy families, Lake George was nicknamed "Queen of the American Lakes." While these families often stayed in private country houses, a tourism industry built up around them in the early 20th century facilitated by two YMCAs.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Prospect Mountain and then explore the galleries of Fort Ticonderoga. Keep things going the next day: have fun and explore at Star Trek Original Series Set Tour, learn about winemaking at Adirondack Winery, then explore the world behind art at The Hyde Collection Art Museum and Historic Home, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake George, and finally do a tasting at Adirondack Winery Bolton Landing Tasting Room.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lake George trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Watkins Glen to Lake George in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, train, and taxi; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Lake George are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Poughkeepsie.

Things to do in Lake George

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Prospect Mountain ©
Prospect Mountain
Fort Ticonderoga ©
Fort Ticonderoga
Lake George ©
Lake George

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Poughkeepsie

Poughkeepsie ©
Poughkeepsie, officially the City of Poughkeepsie, is a city in the state of New York, United States, which is the county seat of Dutchess County. On the 11th (Fri), take in the views from Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, view the masterpieces at DM Weil Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and finally contemplate the long history of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site, then contemplate the long history of Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Albert Shahinian Fine Art.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Poughkeepsie driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from Lake George to Poughkeepsie takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Poughkeepsie

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site ©
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site