6 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

6 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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6 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Rochester
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hammondsport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ithaca
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Toronto

1
night
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
On the 7th (Mon), explore the engaging exhibits at The Strong National Museum of Play and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at George Eastman Museum, try your luck at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, and then stroll the grounds of Mount Hope Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rochester holiday planner.

Toronto, Canada to Rochester is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hammondsport.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Hammondsport

Hammondsport ©
Hammondsport is a village at the south end of Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes of, New York, United States. On the 9th (Wed), examine the collection at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, then take a memorable drive along Seneca Lake Wine Trail, and then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery, learn about winemaking at McGregor Vineyard, do a tasting at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, then learn about winemaking at Kemmeter Wines, and finally learn about winemaking at Three Brothers Wineries and Estates.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hammondsport sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Rochester to Hammondsport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Hammondsport sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ithaca.

Things to do in Hammondsport

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Dundee, Watkins Glen, Kemmeter Wines, Three Brothers Wineries and Estates
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery ©
Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery

2
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Robert Treman State Park, learn about winemaking at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., and then admire the majestic nature at Taughannock Falls State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Greek Peak Mountain Resort and then admire the majestic nature at Buttermilk Falls State Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ithaca day trip app .

Traveling by car from Hammondsport to Ithaca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Ithaca can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Greek Peak Mountain Resort, Taughannock Falls State Park
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Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park
Buttermilk Falls State Park ©
Buttermilk Falls State Park

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