8 days in Canandaigua & Watkins Glen Itinerary

8 days in Canandaigua & Watkins Glen Itinerary

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Canandaigua
— 2 nights
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Watkins Glen
— 5 nights
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Canandaigua

— 2 nights
Finger Lakes Food Tours Tours In The Finger Lakes has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lock 32 Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Lazy Acre Alpacas, examine the collection at Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at Finger Lakes Food Tours Tours In The Finger Lakes.

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Columbus to Canandaigua is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Columbus in June: high temperatures in Canandaigua hover around 77°F and lows are around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Canandaigua

Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Watkins Glen

— 5 nights
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Get in touch with nature at Shequaga Falls and Eagle's Cliff Falls. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lakewood Vineyards and Sheldrake Point Cayuga Lake Winery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Watkins Glen: Interlaken (Lucas Vineyards & Lively Run Dairy), Ovid (Myer Farm Distillers, Toro Run Winery, &more) and Finger Lakes Boating Museum (in Hammondsport). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Magnus Ridge Winery, indulge your taste buds at Boundary Breaks Winery, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Finger Lakes Distilling.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Watkins Glen journey website.

You can drive from Canandaigua to Watkins Glen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature · Parks

Side Trips