4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  4 h
1
Trumansburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Rochester
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  3 h 45 min
End: New York City

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Trumansburg

Trumansburg ©
Trumansburg is a village in Tompkins County, New York, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Watkins Glen State Park (in Watkins Glen), Glenn H. Curtiss Museum (in Hammondsport) and Greek Peak Mountain Resort (in Virgil). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, take a memorable drive along Seneca Lake Wine Trail, sample the tasty concoctions at Two Goats Brewing, and get all the information you need at Overlook at Taughannock Visitor Center.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Trumansburg planning website .

New York City to Trumansburg is an approximately 4-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from New York City in October, expect Trumansburg to be little chillier, temps between 61°F and 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Trumansburg

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Watkins Glen, Ithaca, Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, Greek Peak Mountain Resort, Two Goats Brewing
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Taughannock Falls State Park ©
Taughannock Falls State Park
Greek Peak Mountain Resort ©
Greek Peak Mountain Resort
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park

1
night
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Seneca Park Zoo, have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play, and then catch the contagious excitement of Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rochester online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Trumansburg to Rochester in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In October in Rochester, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Zoos & Aquariums Museums Parks

Side Trip

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack
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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play
Seneca Park Zoo ©
Seneca Park Zoo
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack ©
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack

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