October in New York is a beautiful time. There are plenty of weekend activities and fun things to do in the Fall in the Finger Lakes. Along with leaf peeping scenic drives to view the spectacular fall foliage in the rolling hills of the Finger Lakes, there are many harvest festivals, events and things to […]
Seneca Lake is the largest of the glacial Finger Lakes of the U.S. state of New York, and the deepest lake entirely within the state. It is promoted as being the lake trout capital of the world, and is host of the National Lake Trout Derby. The lake takes its name from the Seneca nation of Native Americans. At the north end of Seneca Lake is the city of Geneva, New York, home of Hobart and William Smith Colleges and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, a division of Cornell University. At the south end of the lake is the village of Watkins Glen, New York, famed for auto racing and waterfalls.
Due to Seneca Lake's unique macroclimate it is home to over 40 wineries, many of them farm wineries
The 53rd Annual National Lake Trout Derby May 27-29, 2017 on Seneca Lake. Trout fishing is awesome in the Finger Lakes region of New York, especially Seneca Lake. At the 53rd Annual National Lake Trout Derby on Seneca Lake, anglers compete for prizes for the biggest for Lake Trout, Brown Trout and Rainbow Trout or […]
Thanksgiving Dinners at local restaurants in Rochester and the Finger Lakes Relax and eat out for Thanksgiving Dinner in Rochester, NY and the Finger Lakes Region. at restaurants. Why plan, shop, prep, cook and clean for your Thanksgiving Feast when a local restaurant can take care of all of that? Many Finger Lakes restaurants offer […]
7 Great Inns and B&B’s in Watkins Glen Race weekend in Watkins Glen is an exciting time to visit this Finger Lakes area. The Beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York is a made up of farms, vineyards and quaint villages where summers bring Friday night stock car races, outdoor concerts and fireworks. Sip a […]
The 11 glacially formed Finger Lakes of central and western New York are some of the most beautiful and unique lakes found in the state. The Finger Lakes are Canandaigua, Seneca, Keuka, Cayuga, Skaneateles, Otisco, Owasco, Honeoye, Canadice, Hemlock, and Conesus Lakes; ranging in size from Canadice Lake’s 642 acres to the Seneca Lake at […]
Farmers’ markets are one of the oldest forms of direct marketing by small farmers. Farmers’ markets consist of individual vendors, mostly farmers, who set up booths, tables or stands, outdoors or indoors, to sell produce, meat products, fruits and sometimes prepared foods and beverages. Shopping at a farmers’ market is a great way to meet […]