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The Finger Lakes Region is a popular destination, every season of the year. Eleven postcard-perfect lakes offer both the first time visitor and the lifelong fan countless opportunities to get connected to nature, to history, to good food and the good life.

Connoisseurs around the globe are learning what locals have known all along – The FInger Lakes Region is producing some of the finest wines in the world. Want to experience it yourself? Pick a wine trail and follow it – and while you're on your way – consider filling your market basket with homegrown and handmade specialties from the region.

But there's more to the region than just great wines and good foods. Get active in the area with golfing, skiing, hiking, biking, antiquing, architecture and history hunting. This area has been deemed, Nature's Health Club, 4,692 square miles of fun, fitness and relaxation are offered – all in a rejuvenating setting that redecorates itself with each season.

For centuries, visitors have been discovering the wealth of artistic and cultural experiences found in the Finger Lakes Region, and we work hard to preserve and celebrate that legacy through our theatre arts, family events, grape festivals, celebrations of our Native American history, and lakeside art shows. Celebrate your visit with a special event while you’re in the area.

Ah, yes, it’s the Finger Lakes – a place so named as legend has it because the lakes were formed by the blessing of the Great Spirit’s outstretched hand. Actually, it was the glaciers that formed these special features, but no matter if its legend or science, those who live here and those who visit share in the blessing of this breathtaking area of New York State. Click on the links below to learn more about visiting this great area!

Click here to request your Farm Food and Fun brochure and driving guide.

Wineries, antiques, historic sites and special tastes line this authentic American road. This driving guide will give you a wealth of great ideas and “must sees” along 135 miles of scenic rural countryside from Skaneateles, NY to Darien, NY … hit the highlights that this agricultural tour offers following the east to west road across New York State – Routes 5 & 20.

  VisitFingerLakes.com A relaxing atmosphere, wineries, friendly people and lakes – these are the elements that make up a perfect getaway, and these are the specialties of New York’s Finger Lakes. Visit this site for an overview of the area, as well as accessing many trip planning tools.
Routes5and20.com 135 miles of scenic rural countryside from Skaneateles, NY to Darien, NY … highlight the agriculture heritage of this east-west road across New York.
NaturesHealthClub.com New York’s Finger Lakes is Nature’s Health Club - and this health club is open year round and 24-7 if you want it to be! Nature’s Health Club combines nearly unlimited opportunities for fitness in hundreds of varied, natural venues, along with great locally grown foods, and all combined in a setting made for relaxation, rejuvenation and fun.

This site brought to you by The Ontario County Agricultural Enhancement Board In cooperation with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County, the Finger Lakes Visitors Connection, and Ontario County Department of Planning. Canandaigua, New York 14424
585-396-4455 or 585-394-3977.