8 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

8 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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8 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Erie
1
Farmington
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ithaca
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Hammondsport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Erie

2
nights
Farmington

Farmington ©
Farmington is a town located in the northern part of Ontario County, New York, United States. Take a break from Farmington with a short trip to Three Brothers Wineries and Estates in Geneva, about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play, get engrossed in the history at George Eastman Museum, stroll around Highland Park, and try to win big at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack.

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Erie to Farmington is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ithaca.

Things to do in Farmington

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rochester, Three Brothers Wineries and Estates, Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park, Craft Ales and Lagers
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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack ©
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum

3
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Change things up with these side-trips from Ithaca: Seward House Museum (in Auburn), Greek Peak Mountain Resort (in Virgil) and Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. (in Burdett). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Robert Treman State Park, gain insight at Cornell University, learn about winemaking at Long Point Winery, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

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You can drive from Farmington to Ithaca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in October, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hammondsport.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Greek Peak Mountain Resort, Seward House Museum, Long Point Winery, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Taughannock Falls State Park
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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

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 17th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, then admire all the interesting features of Seneca Lake Wine Trail, and then immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery, learn about winemaking at McGregor Vineyard, then do a tasting at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, and finally take a memorable drive along Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hammondsport road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Ithaca to Hammondsport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Hammondsport are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Hammondsport

Wineries Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Dundee, Watkins Glen, Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association
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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

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