6 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

6 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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Rochester
— 1 night
2
Penn Yan
— 1 night
3
Ithaca
— 3 nights

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Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
On the 1st (Wed), meet the residents at Seneca Park Zoo and then hike along Shadow Hills Maple Syrup Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of The Strong National Museum of Play, then see the interesting displays at George Eastman Museum, and then get your game on at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Rochester holiday builder.

Newark to Rochester is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Newark in July, expect Rochester to be slightly colder, temps between 81°F and 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Penn Yan.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, Shadow Hills Maple Syrup Farm
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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum
Shadow Hills Maple Syrup Farm ©
Shadow Hills Maple Syrup Farm

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Penn Yan

Penn Yan ©
Penn Yan is an incorporated village in Yates County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): learn about winemaking at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, do a tasting at Ravines Wine Cellars - Keuka Lake, take an in-depth tour of Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, then learn about winemaking at Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at McGregor Vineyard.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Penn Yan tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Rochester to Penn Yan takes 1.5 hours. July in Penn Yan sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ithaca.

Things to do in Penn Yan

Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Hammondsport, Dundee
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Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard ©
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery ©
Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery

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Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Get out of town with these interesting Ithaca side-trips: Watkins Glen State Park (in Watkins Glen), Brick Tavern Museum and Wickham Rural Life Center (in Montour Falls) and Corning Museum of Glass (in Corning). There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Robert Treman State Park, learn about winemaking at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., fly down the slopes at Greek Peak Mountain Resort, and gain insight at Cornell University.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ithaca route maker website.

You can drive from Penn Yan to Ithaca in 1.5 hours. July in Ithaca sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Taughannock Falls State Park, Watkins Glen State Park, Greek Peak Mountain Resort, Brick Tavern Museum and Wickham Rural Life Center
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park

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