Finger Lakes Day Trips

A family walks around inside of Strong National Museum of PlayWith Ontario County in the Finger Lakes as your home base, you can take day trips to world-class museums and attractions in New York State. Here are some of the ones we are asked the most about:

The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, and the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning.

Bring your camera for the spectacular Canyon River views and waterfalls at Letchworth State Park, known as the Grand Canyon of the East. 

A glass blower entertains a crowd at the Corning Museum of GlassOne of the 7-Wonders of the World, Niagara Falls is only a short drive away - less than two hours!

North, south, east or west--there's so much more within a few hours' drive in the Finger Lakes.

Check out these day trip itineraries for ideas to explore and then pack your bags and your camera and come to visit the Finger Lakes in New York State.  

An aerial view of the Niagara Falls in New York