7 days in Watkins Glen, Penn Yan & New York City Itinerary

7 days in Watkins Glen, Penn Yan & New York City Itinerary

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Watkins Glen
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Penn Yan
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New York City
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Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): bet on your favorite at Watkins Glen International and then immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at International Motor Racing Research Center, sample the tasty concoctions at Rooster Fish Brewing Tasting Room & Beer Garden, then take a memorable drive along Seneca Lake Wine Trail, and finally do a tasting at Lakewood Vineyards.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Watkins Glen driving holiday planner.

Newark to Watkins Glen is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Newark in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Watkins Glen, with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Penn Yan.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Breweries & Distilleries · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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Scenic Drive
Seneca Lake Wine Trail
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Penn Yan

Penn Yan ©
Penn Yan is an incorporated village in Yates County, New York, United States. On the 3rd (Wed), do a tasting at Keuka Spring Vineyards, do a tasting at Keuka Lake Wine Trail, then don't miss a visit to The Arts Center of Yates County, and finally trek along Keuka Lake Outlet Trail. On your second day here, explore the activities along Seneca Lake, do a tasting at Monello Winery, then do a tasting at Fox Run Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Kemmeter Wines, and finally stop by The Keuka Candy Emporium.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Penn Yan tour planning site.

Getting from Watkins Glen to Penn Yan by car takes about an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Penn Yan can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Penn Yan

Wineries · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

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Seneca Lake
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Hiking Trail
Keuka Lake Outlet Trail
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Monello Winery
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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

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Traveling by car from Penn Yan to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Penn Yan in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 72°F in New York City. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in New York City

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Must see
Central Park
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