Explore The Finger Lakes

Finger Lakes, Seneca Lake

Catch sights of cascading waterfalls and rocky scenery as you make your way through the captivating Finger Lakes wine region.

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5 Days • INDEPENDENT • 4 Meals

Operated Tour

The Details

  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Choose between several hotel styles and levels of comfort.
  • Curated, self-drive tours with optional inspired experiences that make a unique local trip.
  • While crafting your road trip, be assured that your package includes centrally located hotels, a Hertz car rental, breakfast daily, free hotel WiFi, and an adventure all your own.
  • 4 breakfasts


Engaging Experiences These special places and experiences are considered tour highlights. Look for them in the daily itineraries.

Day 1 - Arrive In The Finger Lakes

Optional Inspired Experiences Add-ons: Corning Museum of Glass Admission Ticket

Welcome to the Finger Lakes! This region of New York State is marked by high gorges, many with dramatic waterfalls, and is known for both its series of long, thin lakes, and its vineyards. Kick off your trip exploring Corning by wandering through the Gaffer District with its many boutiques and artist shops. Get cultural at the Corning Museum of Glass and be sure to visit the Contemporary Art and Design wing. For art lovers, be sure to visit the Rockwell Museum that houses a renowned collection of Western paintings.

Day 2 - Seneca Lake

Optional Inspired Experiences Add-ons: Canandaigua Wine Trail Experience, Seneca Lake Wine Tasting & Tour

Breakfast Included

In the Seneca Lake area you'll find a concentration of most of the Finger Lakes vineyards here, but save vino for later this afternoon. Begin the morning with some soft adventure at Watkins Glen State Park experiencing its numerous waterfalls. After, treat yourself to a wine tasting tour since the Seneca Lake Wine Trail is home to more than 30 wineries. If wine isn't your thing, enjoy a craft brewery tour and learn why this area is also perfect for unique beer making!

Day 3 - Finger Lakes

Breakfast Included

Corning is not far from Elmira, the summer home of Mark Twain. Visit his favorite place to write, or another option is to head West towards Syracuse to sample the offerings of Cayuga Lake. Hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding are all available.

Day 4 - Finger Lakes

Optional Inspired Experiences Add-ons: Farms, Flights: Finger Lakes Brewery Tour

Breakfast Included

Today, explore the beautiful Finger Lakes region however you want! Take your time strolling around Cornell University's beautiful campus grounds in nearby Ithaca, or take to the skies in a hot air balloon ride over the stunning landscape. Looking for something other than wine? Check out the many cideries in the area!

Day 5 - Farewell

Optional Inspired Experiences Add-ons: Alpaca Encounter

Breakfast Included

Today you journey home. Finish up with last minute stops and enjoy the scenery along the way, or get up close and personal with an alpaca at a local farm and pick up some unique alpaca gifts to remember your New York adventure.

Pricing is per person, land only, based on travel date. Call AAA for current airfare rates and availability. Pricing is subject to change based on flights, hotel choices, and add-ons..

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