4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

4 days in Finger Lakes Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finger Lakes trip planner

©
Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Syracuse
— Few hours
2
Ithaca
— 2 nights
3
Rochester
— 1 night

few
hours
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. On the 21st (Tue), head outdoors with Syracuse Chiefs and then look for all kinds of wild species at Beaver Lake Nature Center.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Syracuse trip app.

Ottawa, Canada to Syracuse is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Syracuse are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Ithaca.

Things to do in Syracuse

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Beaver Lake Nature Center
Find places to stay May 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Beaver Lake Nature Center ©
Beaver Lake Nature Center

2
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): wander the streets of Downtown Ithaca, stroll through Cascadilla Gorge Trail, thenadmire the masterpieces at Johnson Museum of Art, and finally explore the striking landscape of Stewart Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): engage your brain at Sciencenter, learn more about the world around you at Museum of the Earth, explore the world behind art at Arnot Art Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Heritage Village of the Southern Finger Lakes, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Shequaga Falls.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ithaca trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Ithaca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Ithaca can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rochester.

Things to do in Ithaca

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arnot Art Museum, Heritage Village of the Southern Finger Lakes, Shequaga Falls
Find places to stay May 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Johnson Museum of Art ©
Johnson Museum of Art
Shequaga Falls ©
Shequaga Falls
Museum of the Earth ©
Museum of the Earth

1
night
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, grab your bike and head to Erie Canal Trail, thensteep yourself in history at Valentown Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Ganondagan State Historic Site, and finally get some jogging in at Genesee Riverway Trail.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rochester trip planner.

You can drive from Ithaca to Rochester in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trip

Victor
Find places to stay May 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
St. Stanislaus Kostka Church ©
St. Stanislaus Kostka Church
Ganondagan State Historic Site ©
Ganondagan State Historic Site

Similar Plans

5 days in Finger Lakes BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Finger Lakes BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Finger Lakes BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 2 days in Finger Lakes BY A USER FROM CANADA May, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: May, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Finger Lakes BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Cornell, Finger Lakes & Niagara Falls BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 3 days in Finger Lakes BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, romantic, popular sights Preferences: May, romantic Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Finger Lakes BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 2 days in Finger Lakes BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Finger Lakes BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Finger Lakes BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, museums, popular sights Preferences: July, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Finger Lakes BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, outdoors, relaxing, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans