10 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

10 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cincinnati
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Hammondsport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Ithaca
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Syracuse
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Rochester
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Cincinnati

2
nights
Hammondsport

Hammondsport ©
Hammondsport is a village at the south end of Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes of, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Bath National Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, take a memorable drive along Seneca Lake Wine Trail, and then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hammondsport online day trip planner.

Cincinnati to Hammondsport is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Traveling from Cincinnati in September, you will find days in Hammondsport are slightly colder (75°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Ithaca.

Things to do in Hammondsport

Wineries Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Watkins Glen, Dundee, Kemmeter Wines, Bath National Cemetery, Three Brothers Wineries and Estates
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard ©
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard

3
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Venture out of the city with trips to Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. (in Burdett) and Greek Peak Mountain Resort (in Virgil). The adventure continues: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, immerse yourself in nature at Robert Treman State Park, relax in the rural setting at Lively Run Dairy, and gain insight at Cornell University.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ithaca trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Hammondsport to Ithaca in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Syracuse.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Greek Peak Mountain Resort, Lively Run Dairy, Taughannock Falls State Park
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Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Wine Tours & Tastings
Cornell Botanic Gardens ©
Cornell Botanic Gardens

2
nights
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. On the 16th (Mon), explore the activities along Skaneateles Lake and then get a taste of the local shopping with Destiny USA. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Erie Canal Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Rosamond Gifford Zoo, thentake in the exciting artwork at Gallery 54, thensteep yourself in history at Seward House Museum, and finally look for gifts at DROOZ And Company.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Syracuse day trip site.

Drive from Ithaca to Syracuse in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Syracuse are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rochester.

Things to do in Syracuse

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trips

Skaneateles, Seward House Museum
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Destiny USA ©
Destiny USA
Rosamond Gifford Zoo ©
Rosamond Gifford Zoo
Erie Canal Museum ©
Erie Canal Museum

2
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Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
On the 18th (Wed), have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play, stroll the grounds of Mount Hope Cemetery, and then try your luck at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park, do a tasting at Casa Larga Vineyards, and then take an in-depth tour of George Eastman Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Rochester online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Rochester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in September, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play
Mount Hope Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Cemetery
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum

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