Day 1 New York - Finger Lakes - Watkins Glen - Niagara Falls (444 miles)
We will begin our journey by departing from New York City, driving north past the beautiful Delaware River Gap into the heart of the Finger Lakes region. We will walk through Watkins Glen State Park and admire the beautiful waterfalls. During the winter, we will go to Montour Falls instead of Watkins Glen. Then, we will continue past Seneca Lake on our way to Niagara Falls. After we arrive in the afternoon, we will tour the U.S. side of the falls, visiting the American Falls, Goat Island and Luna Island. In the evening, we will enjoy the stunning Illumination of the Falls.
Day 2 Niagara Falls - Toronto - Thousand Islands (215 miles)
We will begin our day by taking in a magnificent view of the Horseshoe Falls before continuing to the lovely little town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Then, we will continue to Toronto, the financial capital of Canada, where we will visit HTO Park, Brookfield Place, City Hall and the Distillery Historic District. We will leave the city and travel to the beautiful Thousand Islands region, arriving in the evening.
Day 3 Thousand Islands - New York (373 miles)
Today we will return south to New York. On our way, we will stop at the Welland Canal Locks and one of the many Outlet Malls in the area. We will arrive back in New York City at night. See "Departure and Return Details" for more information.