8 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

8 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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Rochester
— 2 nights
2
Hammondsport
— 2 nights
3
Ithaca
— 3 nights

2
nights
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 5th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park, then do a tasting at Casa Larga Vineyards, then explore the engaging exhibits at The Strong National Museum of Play, and finally examine the collection at Edgerton Model Railroad Room. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a splash at Seabreeze Amusement Park and then try to win big at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rochester route planner.

Oklahoma City to Rochester is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Oklahoma City in July, things will get slightly colder in Rochester: highs are around 81°F and lows about 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hammondsport.

Things to do in Rochester

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park, Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack
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Seabreeze Amusement Park ©
Seabreeze Amusement Park
The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play

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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. On the 7th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Corning Museum of Glass, then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Aunt Sarah's Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, take a memorable drive along Seneca Lake Wine Trail, and then do a tasting at McGregor Vineyard.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hammondsport itinerary builder app.

Drive from Rochester to Hammondsport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Hammondsport can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Ithaca.

Things to do in Hammondsport

Museums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Watkins Glen, Aunt Sarah's Falls, Corning Museum of Glass, McGregor Vineyard
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Seneca Lake Wine Trail ©
Seneca Lake Wine Trail
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass

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Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Explore Ithaca's surroundings by going to Greek Peak Mountain Resort (in Virgil), Seward House Museum (in Auburn) and Skaneateles Lake (in Skaneateles). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Robert Treman State Park, deepen your understanding at Hollenbeck Cider Mill, engage your brain at Museum of the Earth, and putt your heart out at Shipwreck Amusements.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ithaca trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Hammondsport to Ithaca by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Virgil, Taughannock Falls State Park, Ludlowville Falls, Seward House Museum, Shipwreck Amusements
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 11:
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Greek Peak Mountain Resort ©
Greek Peak Mountain Resort
Taughannock Falls State Park ©
Taughannock Falls State Park
Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park

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