3 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

3 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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3 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Rochester
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Auburn
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Watkins Glen
— 1 night
End: Toronto

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Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rochester road trip site .

Toronto, Canada to Rochester is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. September in Rochester sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Auburn.

Things to do in Rochester

Childrens Museums Museums Historic Sites
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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
St. Stanislaus Kostka Church ©
St. Stanislaus Kostka Church

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night
Auburn

Auburn ©
Auburn is a city in Cayuga County, New York, United States, located at the north end of Owasco Lake, one of the Finger Lakes, in Central New York. On the 29th (Sun), explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Hill Cemetery, do a tasting at CJS Vineyards, then examine the collection at Ward W. O'Hara Agricultural Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Skaneateles Lake.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Auburn online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Rochester to Auburn in 1.5 hours. In September in Auburn, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Auburn

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Skaneateles Lake
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Skaneateles Lake ©
Skaneateles Lake
Ward W. O'Hara Agricultural Museum ©
Fort Hill Cemetery ©
Fort Hill Cemetery

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Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, then do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., and then immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Watkins Glen online road trip planner .

Getting from Auburn to Watkins Glen by car takes about 1.5 hours. September in Watkins Glen sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Taughannock Falls State Park
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Taughannock Falls State Park ©
Taughannock Falls State Park
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.

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