Finger Lakes Region, NY Official Travel Guide
The Finger Lakes are a destination for all four seasons. Featuring 11 pristine lakes in the heart of upstate New York, the ideal vacation, weekend getaway, business trip, or overnight is never far away. The Finger Lakes are only a short drive from major population centers including New York City, Toronto, Boston, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, Cleveland and more.
The Finger Lakes are known for producing excellent wine, particularly for world-renowned Rieslings. With dedicated wine trails on Canandaigua, Keuka, Seneca and Cayuga Lakes and many more off the beaten path, a taste of the best sparkling wine, Pinot Noir, Ice Wine, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, and other varieties are always within reach. Additionally, The region boasts a number of breweries, distilleries and hard-cider producers.
Travelers of all ages can enjoy The Finger Lakes region's many Museums, including the Finger Lakes Museum, Strong National Museum of Play, Corning Museum of Glass, New York State Equal Rights Heritage Center and Women's Right's National Historical Park and more, Add thrills to your trip at major attractions like Seabreeze Amusement Park or outdoor adventure centers at Bristol Mountain and Greek Peak Mountain Resort.
If you are looking to get outdoors, the Finger Lakes are a must-see destination. From hiking and biking, to boating and fishing or even, there's something for everyone to enjoy. There are also a number of state parks with scenic beauty to behold including a number of waterfalls; visit Watkins Glen State Park to see the gorge trail complete with 19 waterfalls, take in the view from Letchworth State Park's Inspiration Point or the majestic 215 foot cascade of Taughannock Falls.
Go rogue, or plan your trip with our itineraries, or partner with a variety of boat cruises, wine, food, and general interest tour companies that will help make your visit a memorable one.
If you are planning your next family vacation, day trip or weekend getaway, find yourself in the Finger Lakes region of New York, where adventure awaits.