7 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

7 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  2 h
1
Watkins Glen
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Canandaigua
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h
End: Newark

3
nights
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Get outdoors at Watkins Glen State Park and Greek Peak Mountain Resort. Family-friendly places like Robert Treman State Park and Buttermilk Falls State Park will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Watkins Glen side-trips: Wellsboro (Colton Point State Park & Leonard Harrison State Park) and Trumansburg (Taughannock Falls State Park & Henry A. Smith Woods). There's more to do: look for gifts at Note Fragrances FLX and sample the tasty concoctions at Lakewood Vineyards.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read Watkins Glen journey maker app.

Newark to Watkins Glen is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Newark in August, Watkins Glen is little chillier at night with lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Canandaigua.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Wellsboro, Ithaca, Trumansburg, Greek Peak Mountain Resort, Note Fragrances FLX
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Greek Peak Mountain Resort ©
Greek Peak Mountain Resort
Taughannock Falls State Park ©
Taughannock Falls State Park

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nights
Canandaigua

Canandaigua ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Canandaigua City Pier and then immerse yourself in nature at Letchworth State Park. On your second day here, have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at Erie Canal Trail, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Canandaigua route tool.

You can drive from Watkins Glen to Canandaigua in 1.5 hours. In August in Canandaigua, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Canandaigua

Parks Nature Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Rochester, Letchworth State Park
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Letchworth State Park ©
Letchworth State Park
The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play

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