6 days in Finger Lakes Wine Country Itinerary

6 days in Finger Lakes Wine Country Itinerary

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6 days in Finger Lakes Wine Country Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Ithaca
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hammondsport
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Austin

2
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): learn about winemaking at Bagley's Poplar Ridge Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Hector Wine Company, and then learn about winemaking at Chateau Lafayette Reneau. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the fresh offerings at Ithaca Farmers Market, don't miss a visit to Hector Falls, then stop by Note Fragrances FLX, then explore the striking landscape of Stewart Park, and finally do a tasting at Ports of New York Winery.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ithaca online sightseeing planner .

Austin to Ithaca is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Austin to Ithaca. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Austin in July; daily highs in Ithaca reach 80°F and lows reach 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Hammondsport.

Things to do in Ithaca

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Hector
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Hector Wine Company ©
Hector Wine Company
Chateau Lafayette Reneau ©
Chateau Lafayette Reneau
Bagley's Poplar Ridge Vineyards ©
Bagley's Poplar Ridge Vineyards

3
nights
Hammondsport

Hammondsport ©
Hammondsport is a village at the south end of Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes of, New York, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Weis Vineyards and Domaine Leseurre Winery. Change things up with these side-trips from Hammondsport: Geneva (Ravines Wine Cellars - Seneca Lake, Rose Hill Mansion, & more), Anthony Road Wine Company (in Penn Yan) and Dundee (Hickory Hollow Wine Cellars & Villa Bellangelo Winery). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Keuka Lake Outlet Trail and learn about winemaking at Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hammondsport holiday planner .

Getting from Ithaca to Hammondsport by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hammondsport

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Side Trips

Geneva, Dundee, Penn Yan
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Weis Vineyards ©
Weis Vineyards
Ravines Wine Cellars - Seneca Lake ©
Villa Bellangelo Winery ©
Villa Bellangelo Winery