5 days in Watkins Glen & Niagara Falls Itinerary

5 days in Watkins Glen & Niagara Falls Itinerary

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5 days in Watkins Glen & Niagara Falls Itinerary

Start: Watkins Glen
1
Watkins Glen
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
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Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Watkins Glen

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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 9th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Corning Museum of Glass, immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park, then do a tasting at Castel Grisch, and finally learn about winemaking at McGregor Vineyard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, then take a memorable drive along Seneca Lake Wine Trail, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Two Goats Brewing.

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Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Watkins Glen. In November, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Two Goats Brewing, McGregor Vineyard, Taughannock Falls State Park, Corning Museum of Glass
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Taughannock Falls State Park ©
Taughannock Falls State Park

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
You've now added Aquarium of Niagara to your itinerary. On the 11th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Niagara, then take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, then admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, and then try your luck at Seneca Niagara Casino.

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You can drive from Watkins Glen to Niagara Falls in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. November in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 33°F at night. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Casinos

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Seneca Niagara Casino ©
Seneca Niagara Casino

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