Watkins Glen International is just four miles from downtown Watkins Glen. Fans can experience world-class racing as well as unique events throughout the season. Watkins Glen International offers racing buffs the ultimate in high-octane, family-friendly excitement. Visitors can even drive their own vehicles around the actual race circuit (no motorcycles) on days when the track is open to the public. Drive 2 laps around the 3.4-mile Grand Prix circuit behind a paced vehicle. After two laps, the guide stops at the Start/Finish for a photo opportunity.