"The Indians had the right idea when the named this "The Chosen Place." Crystal-clear waters, magnificent scenery, beautifully restored mansions and meticulously tended gardens make this the chosen place for many a modern-day vacationer."
"New York's breathtaking Finger Lakes district has inspired American notables from Mark Twain to Harriet Tubman."
Jonathan Kandell - Smithsonian
"Sports enthusiasts will find the Finger Lakes a delightful summer destination. The Finger Lakes region provides some of the best fishing in New York State, with lake trout, white fish, land-locked salmon, and bass being just a few of the local varieties."
Mark Orwall - U.S. Air Magazine
"The point of staying…is the serenity of water, sky, and trees. But if activity is a necessity, sports abound: cross-country skiing in winter, lake swimming and sailing in summer…"
Jane Perlez - New York Times
“The sleepy Finger Lakes wine region of Central New York features picturesque, pastoral settings and 11 pristine lakes, full of world-class freshwater trout, salmon, bass, walleye, pike, carp and catfish.”
Adam Popescu - Spring Fishing Guide
“The several thin lakes making up the 'hand' of this area are surrounded by rolling hills and valleys, quaint towns and roadside antique shops that all make for a thriving tourist trade.”
John C. Lauzon - USA Today
“Western New York's Finger Lakes offer some of the finest spring trout fishing in the state…The Finger Lakes offer extraordinary opportunities to catch rainbow, brown or lake trout, as well as landlocked Atlantic salmon.”
J. Michael Kelly - Game & Fish
“The Finger Lakes region in New York is a premier destination for romantic vacations.”
Stephen Daniels - Travel Everywhere!