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    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. (Photo credit: The History Center)
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  • Cortland County
    Winter is a wonderful season for kids of all ages in Cortland County, the gateway to New York’s Finger Lakes Region. Four local ski areas provide enough slopes and trails for the whole family to enjoy. There’s snowshoeing, snowmobiling and plenty of other winter activities to make Cortland County the perfect winter getaway.
  • Wayne County
    Wayne County has over 600 miles of snowmobile trails and Brantling Ski Slopes is open and ready to make your winter vacation a great one. There are options for cross-country skiing and snow shoeing, where you can enjoy the solitude and peace of nature. Our charming shops are open and hosting Holiday Open Houses where you can purchase the one of a kind treasure. Photo Credit: Matt Conheady.
  • Seneca County
    Discover the history and charm of Seneca County as you explore the streets of our welcoming communities and quaint villages; including some which even have influenced Hollywood history. Did You Know: Seneca Falls was rumored to be the inspiration behind Bedford Falls in the famed-1946 motion picture, It’s A Wonderful Life? Today, many travelers now attend the “ It’s A Wonderful Life Celebration” in Seneca Falls, held each December.
  • Monroe County
    Cross-country skiers race during the Mendon Ponds Winterfest featuring a plethora of outdoor activities every January. Photo Credit: Gary Reif.
  • Ontario County
    Winter paints a beautiful picture for our romantic inns and B&Bs, local culinary experiences, and of course, outdoor snow activity! Bristol Mountain Winter Resort boasts a 1,200’ vertical rise, 34 trails, a half pipe, two terrain parks, two Nordic loops, and two high-speed quad lifts, offering visitors a variety of options to match every ability when the snow hits!
  • Livingston County
    When the weather cools down in Livingston County, snow-lovers can cross country ski, snowshoe, and snowmobile along the 90-mile Genesee Valley Greenway path that runs along side the “Grand Canyon of the East,” Letchworth State Park . To warm up from their outdoor adventures, visitors can stop by local towns for coffee, soup and shopping.
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  • Steuben County
    It may be cold outside, but Corning & the Finger Lakes is absolutely dazzling! Heat up while watching a live glassblowing demonstration at The Corning Museum of Glass, then enjoy intimate wine tastings at all of our Keuka Lake wineries, open year round! Photo Credit: Corning Museum of Glass.
  • Schuyler County
    Imagine partying on the patio of a luxury hotel on Seneca Lake and being served at a 7,500 lb ice bar, while watching fireworks in January. Or savor the thought of getting away for Wine & Chocolate Weekend sponsored by the Seneca Lake Wine Trail? Adventure takes a different form in the region as snowmobilers wind around various trails. Ice Fishing is prevalent on the smaller lakes like Kayutah (Little) Lake and cross-country skiers and snowshoers take to the hills for a trek through the wilderness. Going for a moonlit horseback ride through the snow, is an experience you don’t want to miss!
  • Yates County
    Our “undercelebrated” season returns a certain peacefulness to the country sides. It’s a great time to visit and explore in an unhurried, relaxing way!
  • Onondaga County
    Recognized as one of the snowiest cities in the country, Syracuse becomes a picturesque winter wonderland for all to enjoy. Ice skating in Clinton Square located in downtown Syracuse is a favorite activity for many. Don’t worry if you don’t have skates of your own; rentals are available. Photo Credit: Wainwright Photography.
  • Tioga County
    The winter season allows us to bundle up, get cozy next to a warm fireplace, or read a good book. And that sounds all good, but you can also take advantage of the beauty of the season getting out and around on any of Tioga’s groomed ski trails, or pull out the sled for some fun with the kids. There are plenty of things to do, indoors or out, when you explore Tioga County.
  • Chemung County
    The Clemens Center is the region’s premier performing arts center, showcasing the biggest and best in live entertainment in vaudevillian-era grandeur. From blockbuster Broadway shows and dazzling dance programs to rousing rock 'n' roll concerts and feel-good family entertainment, the Clemens Center excites and delights audiences of all ages!
  • Cayuga County
    Winter is the season to be jolly in Cayuga County -Plan a getaway at one of our cozy inns and get in the holiday spirit with our parades, community-wide festivals and the annual ‘Holiday Traditions’ open house at Auburn’s historic and cultural sites. Find the perfect Christmas gift at MacKenzie-Childs for her or Bass Pro Shops for him (and her!).
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