Most are surprised by the countless things to do in the Finger Lakes. The Finger Lakes are known for their many wineries, many offering wine tastings and tours, but there is much more to the Finger Lakes than grapes. Whether you are hoping for a quiet getaway with a loved one or an adventure with the whole family, there is something in the Finger Lakes for you.
The Finger Lakes region, having a large and plentiful rural surrounding, produces a wide variety of produce throughout the year. A number of farms allow you to pick your own fruits and most sell their produce at a number of markets and weekly farmers markets throughout the Finger Lakes.
Arts & Entertainment
Whether you’re pairing it with wine, taking it to-go or sharing it with friends, the dining in the Finger Lakes will not disappoint. The Finger Lakes have everything from BBQ to Italian, and many locations are getting involved with the farm to table movement, so there is certain to be something you’ll love close by. Your mouth will be watering for the deliciousness to be served up. Localvores and foodies unite in the Finger Lakes.
Civil rights, religious freedom, literature, flight, boating and more have roots in the Finger Lakes. This has all been well documented and preserved in the many museums and historical sites found throughout the Finger Lakes. Glen Curtiss Flight Museum, Hammondsport is one of the best in the country. The National Soaring Museum, Elmira not only offers a modern display, but also has soaring rides at a reasonable cost.