5 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

5 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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5 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Drive:  5​h
1
Rochester
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Trumansburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Pittsburgh

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 30th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Hope Cemetery. On your second day here, have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play, get engrossed in the history at George Eastman Museum, and then try your luck at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rochester day trip planner .

Pittsburgh to Rochester is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Trumansburg.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack
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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum
Mount Hope Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Cemetery

3
nights
Trumansburg

Trumansburg ©
Trumansburg is a village in Tompkins County, New York, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Trumansburg: Seward House Museum (in Auburn), Greek Peak Mountain Resort (in Virgil) and Cornell Botanic Gardens (in Ithaca). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, look for gifts at Bellwether Hard Cider and Wine Cellars, get engrossed in the history at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, and do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C..

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Trumansburg online tour planner .

You can drive from Rochester to Trumansburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. October in Trumansburg sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Trumansburg

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ithaca, Greek Peak Mountain Resort, Seward House Museum, Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
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Taughannock Falls State Park ©
Taughannock Falls State Park
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park

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