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  • Opening Slide
    14 Counties surround our 11 glacial lakes to make up the glorious vacation region that is New York’s Finger Lakes. Fill your days on the water or trails enjoying everything from swimming and boating, wine and cheese, art and history. Spend your evenings roasting marshmallows around the campfire, trying the fine, local fare in area restaurants, or enjoying a show or game at one of the Region's many cultural and sports venues. Then settle in for the night at your choice of quaint B&Bs, stately hotels or friendly, lakeside campgrounds. This summer, we invite you to discover everything the Finger Lakes has to offer.
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  • Cortland County
    Autumn’s brilliant blue skies and blaze of foliage create the perfect backdrop for harvest festivals, pumpkin picking, hiking and trail rides through the Cortland County countryside. When leaf peeping peaks the rolling hills are dappled with shades of red, orange and gold.
  • Wayne County
    Wayne County is the 2nd largest apple producer in the country and hosts an annual apple tasting tour in October. The area explodes in the fall with a bountiful harvest. Farm Markets dot the countryside overflowing with fresh vegetables, fruits, flowers, baked goods and craft items. Our streams are overflowing with trophy size trout and salmon. Challenge yourself and fish Maxwell Creek.
  • Seneca County
    Four-season friendly, take in the fall foliage and lakeside vistas on your scenic travels around Seneca County. Centrally located, this area has the largest concentration of wineries- not only in region, but in the state. Or, see how agriculture and tourism have come together in the growing trend of agri-tourism, to enjoy the freshest food, wine, wildlife and wonder, an essential favorite of Finger Lakes vacations.
  • Monroe County
    A family stops to feed the ducks along the historic Erie Canal at Schoen Place in the village of Pittsford. Photo Credit: VisitRochester.
  • Ontario County
    The colors of autumn in the Finger Lakes are like none other –and a drive down our quiet county roads will open your eyes to beautiful views! Pair a nice fall drive with a stop at Red Jacket Orchards to taste the crisp apples, or stop by during the Naples Grape Festival to try the best-of-the-best notorious grape pies!
  • Livingston County
    Livingston County’s “Grand Canyon of the East” Letchworth State Park spans 14 thousand acres along the majestic Genesee River, making it the perfect autumn “leaf peeping” destination. Visitors can spend an entire day, or even a couple days, driving through the park and experiencing the colorful landscape and the wildlife that lives there.
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  • Steuben County
    Fall in love with Corning & the Finger Lakes! Whether it’s the fiery reds and oranges that adorn the hills overlooking Keuka Lake, or our fabulous fall festivals like Seaplane Splash in and Jazz & Harvest, you’ll find a reason to love fall for Corning & the Finger Lakes!
  • Schuyler County
    Brilliant colors wow hikers as they take in the fall scenery on the Catharine Valley Trail or in the Finger Lakes National Forest. The beauty of the area can also be seen during a leisure drive. Wine lovers take advantage of events along the Seneca Lake Wine Trail, including the annual Deck the Halls Weekends. Since 1993, the Grand Prix Festival of Watkins Glen has celebrated our heritage of motor racing. Known to draw 20,000 spectators, the Grand Prix pays tribute to the original races, using the 6.6 mile road course and recreating the ambiance of the 1948-52 Watkins Glen Street races.
  • Yates County
    Fall is harvest time in Yates County as the hillsides come alive with the vibrant colors of the season. Visit the wineries, stop at the farm markets and enjoy warm, still nights as the air fills with the aroma of ripening grapes.
  • Onondaga County
    The crisp colors of fall paint the hills and valleys throughout the Greater Syracuse. Over 20 miles of year-round trails are the prime attraction at Highland Forest, commonly referred to as the "Adirondacks of Central New York.” Here you’ll discover the ideal landscape for leaf peepers, adventures, and those looking for an enjoyable ride through the colorful forest by horse-drawn wagon. Photo Credit: Wainwright Photography.
  • Tioga County
    The end of summer unleashes another colorful season of unique pleasures - a season of apples, pumpkins, scarecrows, leaf-peeping, hayrides, corn mazes, sweater-wearing, cool weather hiking, harvest festivals and scary-fun experiences. The perfect activity for kids, parents and grandparents, bonding moments take place as families experience fun fall attractions such as Iron Kettle Farm in Candor, NY.
  • Chemung County
    The legendary views of Elmira’s Twain Country make it a fall favorite! You can take in the fiery colors of the Finger Lakes while soaring among the eagles in a glider, paddling alongside wildlife on the Chemung River, or simply hiking through a plethora of picture perfect trails!
  • Cayuga County
    Fall in Cayuga County is one of the most popular times to visit and it’s no wonder with harvest festivals, u-picks, bountiful farmers markets and fabulous fall foliage, there is no shortage of wonderful experiences. Kids will be thrilled by the haunted village at Screamers’ Hollow in Sterling and adults will enjoy the annual juried quilt show, ‘Quilts=Art=Quilts’ in Auburn.
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