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
Fly:  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 27th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of George Eastman Museum and then explore the engaging exhibits at The Strong National Museum of Play. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association and then bet on a winner at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rochester online holiday planner .

Toronto, Canada to Rochester is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hammondsport.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trip

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

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. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Bully Hill Vineyards Winery, do a tasting at Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery, do a tasting at Heron Hill Winery, then do a tasting at McGregor Vineyard, and finally do a tasting at Ravines Wine Cellars - Keuka Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, cruise along Seneca Lake Wine Trail, and then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hammondsport trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Rochester to Hammondsport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Hammondsport, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ithaca.

Things to do in Hammondsport

Wineries Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Watkins Glen, McGregor Vineyard
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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 1st (Tue): gain insight at Cornell University, then admire the majestic nature at Buttermilk Falls State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Robert Treman State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): fly down the slopes at Greek Peak Mountain Resort and then admire the majestic nature at Taughannock Falls State Park.

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Traveling by car from Hammondsport to Ithaca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Ithaca sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Greek Peak Mountain Resort, Taughannock Falls State Park
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Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park
Buttermilk Falls State Park ©
Buttermilk Falls State Park
Greek Peak Mountain Resort ©
Greek Peak Mountain Resort

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