4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Ithaca
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Rochester
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
End: Pittsburgh

2
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): walk around Henry A. Smith Woods. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Corning Museum of Glass, admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Two Goats Brewing.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ithaca vacation planning site.

Pittsburgh to Ithaca is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Ithaca when traveling from Pittsburgh in July, with lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Trumansburg, Greek Peak Mountain Resort, Corning Museum of Glass, Watkins Glen State Park, Two Goats Brewing
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass

1
night
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
On the 30th (Thu), have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play, take an in-depth tour of George Eastman Museum, and then bet on a winner at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rochester vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Ithaca to Rochester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in July, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums Childrens Museums Casinos

Side Trip

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack
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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play
George Eastman Museum ©
George Eastman Museum
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack ©
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack

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