6 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

6 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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Rochester
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Penn Yan
— 2 nights
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Ithaca
— 2 nights

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Rochester

Rochester ©

Flower City

Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): stroll the grounds of Mount Hope Cemetery and then catch the contagious excitement of Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): examine the collection at George Eastman Museum, then get engrossed in the history at The Strong National Museum of Play, and then stroll around Highland Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rochester travel planner.

Newark to Rochester is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Newark in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 54°F in Rochester. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Penn Yan.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums · Casinos · Childrens Museums · Fun & Games

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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play
Mount Hope Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Cemetery
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum

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Penn Yan

Penn Yan ©
Penn Yan is an incorporated village in Yates County, New York, United States. On the 5th (Thu), do a tasting at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, then cruise along Seneca Lake Wine Trail, and then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, do a tasting at Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery, then admire the majestic nature at Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at GAEL Brewing Company.

Plan trip to Penn Yan with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Rochester to Penn Yan in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Penn Yan are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ithaca.

Things to do in Penn Yan

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Scenic Drive

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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard ©
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

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Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): hit the slopes at Greek Peak Mountain Resort and then immerse yourself in nature at Buttermilk Falls State Park. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., then admire the majestic nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Robert Treman State Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ithaca road trip app.

Getting from Penn Yan to Ithaca by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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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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