7 days in Finger Lakes Wine Country Itinerary

7 days in Finger Lakes Wine Country Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finger Lakes Wine Country visit planner

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Penn Yan
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Ithaca
— 4 nights
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Penn Yan

— 2 nights
Penn Yan is an incorporated village in Yates County, New York, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard and Keuka Lake Outlet Trail. Get a sense of the local culture at Keuka Spring Vineyards and Goose Watch Winery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Penn Yan: Muranda Cheese Company (in Waterloo), Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (in Seneca Falls) and Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron (in Port Byron). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Monello Winery and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lakewood Vineyards.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Penn Yan route planner.

New York City to Penn Yan is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Expect little chillier evenings in Penn Yan when traveling from New York City in May, with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ithaca.

Things to do in Penn Yan

Wineries · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Ithaca

— 4 nights
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Willard Chapel and Fort Hill Cemetery. Explore hidden gems such as Cascadilla Gorge Trail and Lucas Vineyards. Change things up with these side-trips from Ithaca: Baltimore Woods Nature Center (in Marcellus), Shequaga Falls (in Montour Falls) and Silver Thread Vineyard (in Lodi). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Johnson Museum of Art, immerse yourself in nature at Robert Treman State Park, learn about winemaking at Ports of New York Winery, and relax in the rural setting at Lively Run Dairy.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ithaca holiday planning site.

Drive from Penn Yan to Ithaca in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in May, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Trails

Side Trips