9 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

9 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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Watkins Glen
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Hammondsport
— 2 nights
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Rochester
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Ithaca
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Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Boat Tours & Water Sports has been added to your itinerary. On the 10th (Wed), sample the tasty concoctions at Lakewood Vineyards, then get engrossed in the history at Brick Tavern Museum and Wickham Rural Life Center, and then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Seneca Lake Wine Trail and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Watkins Glen online trip builder.

Elmira to Watkins Glen is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. You will leave for Hammondsport on the 12th (Fri).

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Wineries · Parks

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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Seneca Lake Wine Trail ©
Seneca Lake Wine Trail
Lakewood Vineyards ©
Lakewood Vineyards

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Hammondsport

Hammondsport ©
Hammondsport is a village at the south end of Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes of, New York, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes The Brewery of Broken Dreams as well as Seneca Lake Wine Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hammondsport: Watkins Glen State Park (in Watkins Glen), Corning (Corning Museum of Glass & Little Joe Tower) and Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard (in Dundee). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hammondsport visit planner.

Hammondsport is just a short distance from Watkins Glen. In June in Hammondsport, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Hammondsport

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Seneca Lake Wine Trail ©
Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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Rochester

Rochester ©

Flower City

Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
On the 15th (Mon), stroll the grounds of Mount Hope Cemetery, try to win big at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, and then steep yourself in history at Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of George Eastman Museum, then take an in-depth tour of The Strong National Museum of Play, and then walk around Highland Park.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rochester trip builder website.

Drive from Hammondsport to Rochester in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in June, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ithaca.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum
Mount Hope Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Cemetery

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Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. On the 17th (Wed), admire the majestic nature at Buttermilk Falls State Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Robert Treman State Park, then do a tasting at Ports of New York Winery, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Taughannock Falls State Park. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on nature at Museum of the Earth, tour the pleasant surroundings at Greek Peak Mountain Resort, then admire the natural beauty at Cornell Botanic Gardens, and finally deepen your understanding at Cornell University.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ithaca tour itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Rochester to Ithaca in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Ithaca sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park
Buttermilk Falls State Park ©
Buttermilk Falls State Park
Taughannock Falls State Park ©
Taughannock Falls State Park

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