4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

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4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Virgil
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Watkins Glen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Rochester
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Philadelphia

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Virgil

Virgil ©
Virgil is a town in Cortland County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Greek Peak Mountain Resort.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Virgil visit planner .

Philadelphia to Virgil is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in April; daily highs in Virgil reach 53°F and lows reach 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Virgil

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Greek Peak Mountain Resort ©
Greek Peak Mountain Resort

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nights
Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at Corning Museum of Glass, browse for treasures at Antique Revival, and then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Garrett Memorial Chapel, then learn about winemaking at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., and finally immerse yourself in nature at Taughannock Falls State Park.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Watkins Glen online road trip planner .

You can drive from Virgil to Watkins Glen in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Taughannock Falls State Park, Garrett Memorial Chapel, Antique Revival, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
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Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.

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Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
On the 8th (Mon), have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play, then catch the contagious excitement of Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rochester online day trip planner .

You can drive from Watkins Glen to Rochester in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Rochester sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 36°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Fun & Games Childrens Museums Casinos

Side Trip

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack
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The Strong National Museum of Play ©
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack ©
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack
Room Escape Games

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