8 days in Rochester, Niagara Falls & Bolton Landing Itinerary

8 days in Rochester, Niagara Falls & Bolton Landing Itinerary

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8 days in Rochester, Niagara Falls & Bolton Landing Itinerary

Start: Rochester
1
Rochester
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Bolton Landing
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
End: Rochester

1
night
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
On the 23rd (Fri), try your luck at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack and then take a memorable drive along Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Seneca Park Zoo, have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Hope Cemetery.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rochester tour itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Rochester. In August in Rochester, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Rochester

Fun & Games Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association
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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack ©
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack
Seneca Park Zoo ©
Seneca Park Zoo

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Niagara, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, then admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, and then try your luck at Seneca Niagara Casino.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Niagara Falls itinerary planner .

Getting from Rochester to Niagara Falls by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. On the 27th (Tue), you'll travel to Bolton Landing.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

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nights
Bolton Landing

Bolton Landing ©
Bolton Landing is a hamlet in the town of Bolton in Warren County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, stroll through Schroon Lake Town Beach, and then make a trip to Natural Stone Bridge and Caves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at D.A.R. State Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Whiteface Mountain.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bolton Landing trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Niagara Falls to Bolton Landing by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 57°F. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bolton Landing

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Natural Stone Bridge and Caves, Whiteface Mountain, D.A.R. State Park, Schroon Lake Town Beach
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Whiteface Mountain ©
Whiteface Mountain
Fishing Charters & Tours

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