7 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

7 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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Rochester
— 1 night
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Syracuse
— 1 night
3
Ithaca
— 2 nights
4
Hammondsport
— 2 nights

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Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play and then look for gifts at Schutt's Apple Mill. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at George Eastman Museum, thenbrowse the exhibits of Ganondagan State Historic Site, and then immerse yourself in nature at Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rochester online vacation planner.

New York City to Rochester is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of °F in Rochester. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Syracuse.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Schutt's Apple Mill, Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park, Ganondagan State Historic Site
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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum

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Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. On the 15th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Gallery 54, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Rosamond Gifford Zoo, and then shop like a local with Destiny USA.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Syracuse trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Rochester to Syracuse in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Syracuse, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ithaca.

Things to do in Syracuse

Shopping Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Gallery 54
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Destiny USA ©
Destiny USA
Rosamond Gifford Zoo ©
Rosamond Gifford Zoo
Gallery 54 ©
Gallery 54

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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 16th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, thenlearn about winemaking at Bet the Farm Winery, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Robert Treman State Park, and finally admire the majestic nature at Buttermilk Falls State Park. Keep things going the next day: deepen your understanding at Cornell University, thenstroll through Greek Peak Mountain Resort, and then walk around Ithaca Falls Natural Area.

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You can drive from Syracuse to Ithaca in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hammondsport.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Trumansburg, Greek Peak Mountain Resort
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Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park
Cornell University ©
Cornell University
Buttermilk Falls State Park ©
Buttermilk Falls State Park

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Hammondsport

Hammondsport ©
Hammondsport is a village at the south end of Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes of, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): bet on your favorite at Watkins Glen International, thenexamine the collection at Corning Museum of Glass, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Iron Flamingo Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, thenlearn about winemaking at Castel Grisch, thenadmire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find out how to plan a trip to Hammondsport, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Ithaca to Hammondsport in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. August in Hammondsport sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hammondsport

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Watkins Glen, Corning
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

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