What Are Some Things to Do at the Finger Lakes?


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Some popular activities in the Finger Lakes area of New York include fishing, hiking, wine tasting, golf and mountain biking. The area also has beaches, scenic waterfalls and fine dining.

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Some major attractions in the area are the Bristol Mountain winter resort, Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack and the Roseland Water Park, as of 2015. Bristol Mountain is a major skiing and snowboarding center in the winter months. Roseland is a small water park with six slides and plenty of lounge chairs for soaking up the sun during the summer months. In addition to horse racing at the racetrack, Finger Lakes Gaming has over 1,500 slot and video poker machines, as well as a buffet and a number of other restaurants.

Some historic areas that are popular for walking tours and sightseeing include Rose Hill Mansion, South Main Street in Geneva and Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansions. Downtown Geneva is also a popular area for dining and shopping.

Some of the official wine trails in the area include Seneca Lake Wine Trail, Keuka Lake Wine Trail, Cayuga Lake Wine Trail and Canandaigua Lake Wine Trail.

Fans of the arts may enjoy the Finger Lakes Arts Trail, the Merry Go Round theatre, the Kitchen Theatre Company or the Corning Museum of Glass.

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