Whether you read our guide, listen to our radio show, or explore online, we're here to help you find the surprising adventure that waits for you. Beginning in the rural region of the Genesee Valley, through the Rochester metro area, and south into Central New York and the Finger Lakes. In the time it takes to watch your favorite movie, you’ll be here. We welcome our Canadian neighbors!
Fulton and Montgomery Counties, where the southern Adirondack Mountains meet the Mohawk Valley, is rich with outdoor activities and an abundant history. Fulton County's 44 lakes and Montgomery County's Mohawk River provide a scenic backdrop for fishing, boating, kayaking, and canoeing. The Erie Canalway Trail, the FJ&G Rail Trail, and our state forests provide for ample opportunities for cycling and hiking. Visit Website
George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film is the world's oldest photography museum and third-largest film archive in the United States. Visitors can enjoy photo and camera galleries displaying items from the museum's 4.5 million artifacts, which include the world's largest collection of camera technology - from the 1839 camera of photography inventor Daguerre to cameras used by Mathew Brady, Ansel Adams and NASA.
The Port of Rochester Marina is a new, state-of-the-art marina located where the Genesee River meets Lake Ontario, about seven miles north of Rochester, NY. The marina provides a level of quality services and world-class amenities that are not offered anywhere else of the south shores of Lake Ontario. It’s the perfect destination for visitors looking for an exceptional experience at a relatively modest price.
This metropolitan region situated on the southern shore of Lake Ontario is also part of New York’s breathtaking Finger Lakes region. Conveniently located, Rochester is 3 1/2 hours from Toronto and 90 minutes from Niagara Falls.
Batavia Downs Gaming, located in the Batavia hotel district offers over 700 gaming machines, on site restaurants and live entertainment year round. Experience the excitement of live harness racing from July to December at the United States’ oldest lighted horse track. Be one of the first to stay in the new Hotel at Batavia Downs opening this summer.
Tour two of the largest show caves in the Northeast. In one, take a boat ride on an underground lake. In the other, marvel at a 100-foot underground waterfall. Enjoy miles of trails for biking and hiking, hunting, fishing, golfing, or sailing. Even venture down a hillside on ziplines! In the winter, choose from cross-country skiing, ice fishing, snowshoeing or snowmobiling.
Located near Rochester along the southern shore of Lake Ontario lies Wayne County, the northern gateway to the Finger Lakes Region. We are known for our rural charm, vast apple orchards, drumlins and scenic beauty. With 35 miles of Lake Ontario shoreline and the Historic Erie canal, we promise the visitor a wide variety of water activities, trophy fishing and a backdrop for fantastic views and vistas.
The countryside is dotted with farm markets, antique and specialty shops and cozy Bed & Breakfasts. The Lake Ontario Wine Trail, Seaway Trail and Historic Erie Canal wind through our rural county providing the visitor with a wide variety of events, attractions and endless activities. Our small towns and villages celebrate our history and charm with annual events throughout the year.
Explore the Past, reconnect with nature and restore your soul in Wayne County!
Discover the perfect combination of 24-hour excitement centrally located and surrounded by fun! Turning Stone offers two AAA Four Diamond hotels, one of which is also a recipient of the 2016 “Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Award.”
We also have award-winning dining options to suit every taste. Hit the greens at one of our five acclaimed golf courses, pamper yourself in our two luxury spas, dine at one of our 18 restaurants or play on one of our 2,000 slots and 85 tables.
There’s no better way to enjoy summer than by experiencing the natural wonders of Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes, as well as the man-made. Discover for yourself the many ways we transform our stunning landscape into something even more remarkable by hiking, biking, paddling, soaring, or simply slowing down to savor the great outdoors.
Nestled between Niagara County to the west and Monroe to the east, is the lake plains region of Orleans County with 24 miles of Lake Ontario shoreline. The Erie Canal winds its way through three of the four villages and the remaining landscape is populated primarily by working farms, orchards and vineyards amidst unique cobblestone and sandstone architecture.
Between the world-famous waterfalls and the world-class city, travelers find themselves at the center of it all in Central New York state. From the National Baseball Hall of Fame to the International Boxing Hall of Fame, and countless USA Main Streets, Central New York lays claim to the ultimate rural American experience.
Drive quiet country roads among rolling hills and beautiful natural scenery. Discover Herkimer Diamonds, ancient rock formations millions of years in the making. Journey into the Adirondack Mountains by way of a scenic railroad excursion.