26 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

26 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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26 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  4​h
1
Farmington
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Syracuse
— 7 nights
bus + taxi:  1​h 15​min
3
Ithaca
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Hammondsport
— 5 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  4​h
End: New York City

6
nights
Farmington

Farmington ©
Farmington is a town located in the northern part of Ontario County, New York, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Farmington: Spencerport Depot & Canal Museum (in Spencerport), Genesee Country Village & Museum (in Mumford) and Rochester (National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House & Seneca Park Zoo). There's lots more to do: try to win big at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, examine the collection at George Eastman Museum, stroll around Women's Rights National Historical Park, and learn about winemaking at Three Brothers Wineries and Estates.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Farmington trip planner .

New York City to Farmington is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in October, expect Farmington to be slightly colder, temps between 63°F and 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Syracuse.

Things to do in Farmington

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rochester, Geneva, Pittsford, Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park, Veterans Memorial Park
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7
nights
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Syracuse: Skaneateles (DROOZ And Company, Gallery 54, & more), Auburn (Harriet Tubman Home, Willard Chapel, & more) and Oswego (Ontario Orchards & Fort Ontario State Historic Site). There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Destiny USA, work some fitness into your day at Highland Forest, get engrossed in the history at Erie Canal Museum, and browse the eclectic array of goods at City Market.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Syracuse trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Farmington to Syracuse in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a train. October in Syracuse sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 45°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Ithaca.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Auburn, Skaneateles, Oswego, Green Lakes State Park, Onondaga Lake Park
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Skaneateles Lake ©
Skaneateles Lake
Destiny USA ©
Destiny USA
Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum

7
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ithaca: Burdett (SkyLand Art Barn, Finger Lakes Distilling, & more), Greek Peak Mountain Resort (in Virgil) and Shequaga Falls (in Montour Falls). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Robert Treman State Park, admire the sheer force of Ithaca Waterfalls, deepen your understanding at Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and contemplate the waterfront views at Cayuga Lake.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ithaca online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Syracuse to Ithaca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Ithaca are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hammondsport.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Burdett, Trumansburg, Lively Run Dairy, Hosmer Winery, Greek Peak Mountain Resort
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Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park
Buttermilk Falls State Park ©
Buttermilk Falls State Park

5
nights
Hammondsport

Hammondsport ©
Hammondsport is a village at the south end of Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes of, New York, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Dundee (Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard & Glenora Wine Cellars), Barnstormer Winery (in Rock Stream) and Watkins Glen (Watkins Glen State Park, Seneca Lake Wine Trail, & more). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, cruise along Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association, do a tasting at Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Gaffer District.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Hammondsport online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Ithaca to Hammondsport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Hammondsport sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hammondsport

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Watkins Glen, Dundee, Corning, Keuka Spring Vineyards, Barnstormer Winery
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery ©
Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery

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