5 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

5 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Watkins Glen
— 2 nights
2
Canandaigua
— 2 nights

2
nights
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Corning Museum of Glass and McGregor Vineyard are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Watkins Glen State Park and Greek Peak Mountain Resort. Change things up with these side-trips from Watkins Glen: Robert Treman State Park (in Ithaca), Bath National Cemetery (in Bath) and Glenn H. Curtiss Museum (in Hammondsport). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Taughannock Falls State Park and contemplate the long history of Brick Tavern Museum and Wickham Rural Life Center.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Watkins Glen road trip app.

Philadelphia to Watkins Glen is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in July, with highs in Watkins Glen at 83°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Canandaigua.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Robert Treman State Park, McGregor Vineyard, Bath National Cemetery, Greek Peak Mountain Resort, Brick Tavern Museum and Wickham Rural Life Center
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Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Greek Peak Mountain Resort ©
Greek Peak Mountain Resort

2
nights
Canandaigua

Canandaigua ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): steep yourself in history at Harriet Tubman Home, then contemplate the long history of Seward House Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Smith Family Farm. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park, explore the engaging exhibits at The Strong National Museum of Play, and then steep yourself in history at Ganondagan State Historic Site.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Canandaigua trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Watkins Glen to Canandaigua in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Canandaigua are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Canandaigua

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Auburn, Smith Family Farm, The Strong National Museum of Play, Ganondagan State Historic Site
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Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum
The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play

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