Eleven lakes. Countless ways to savor them.
New York’s Finger Lakes is a treasure trove for the culinary traveler. And it all comes with breathtaking vistas that include sparkling lakes, rolling hills, colorful foliage, country roads, quaint villages and robust farms.
Want to cap off your wine country adventures with a sweet ending? The Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail in Cayuga County will introduce you to honey, maple products, jams, jellies, baked goods, ice cream, fruits, fruit wines and other locally grown and produced sweet treats. When you’re done with desserts, a little lakeside R&R awaits you.
Apple orchards are ripe for exploration when Wayne County, the state’s top apple producer, hosts its NY Apple Tasting Tour in October. Can’t wait until fall? The Wayne County Apple Trail leads you to fresh cider, baked goods and other farm products throughout the growing season.
Love wine? The Canandaigua Wine Trail lets you explore the best of the region’s award-winning wineries. Traveling with a beer lover? The Trail is also home to innovative microbreweries that brew with locally grown hops. Between tasting rooms, you can grab a bite at a memorable restaurant.
Treleaven by King Ferry Winery
The oldest winery and vineyard on the east side of Cayuga Lake; King Ferry Winery is the maker of award-winning Treleaven wines.
Tuckerman Farms is a farm stand, u-pick, shop and bakery selling honey, fruit, salsa, and all natural jams and jellies made from their own fresh produce, eggs and dairy products.
Strawberry Fields Hydroponic Farm
U-pick strawberries grown hydroponically from May until the first frost plus a quaint shop filled with local honey, syrups, fruits, jams, artisan oils and sauces.
Prison City Pub & Brewery
Located in historic downtown Auburn, in the heart of the Finger Lakes Region, this on-premise brewery makes outstanding house beers and the kitchen creates a blend of high-end pub and comfort foods using locally farmed ingredients whenever possible.
Apple Country Spirits
For four generations this farm distillery has proudly grown apples, pears, peaches, cherries and more. Now they are crafting their fresh fruits into gluten-free spirits.
Lagoner Farms is a fifth generation farm providing fresh fruits and vegetables. The Market offers homemade fudge, jams, and baked goods. During the fall months the farm offers U-pick apples.
Young Sommer Winery
Young Sommer Winery is located in the heart of New York’s largest apple growing area and specializes in Fruit and Grape wines that embody the unique climate that clings to the Lake Ontario Shoreline. The winery, located just 1 mile south of Lake Ontario, is nestled in the center of their fruit farm and overlooks orchards and expanding vineyards.
The Pultneyville Grill
The Pultneyville Grill, located along Salmon Creek as it flows into Lake Ontario, features distinctive dining in a casual waterfront setting. The menu features selections in the American Bistro style, using classic sauces in new and creative ways.
Casa Larga Vineyards
Casa Larga is home to the NY State Ice Wine Festival every February and the Purple Foot Grape Stomping Festival every September. Casa Larga offers tours and tastings, wine gifts, wine baskets, and personalized wine labels.
Finger Lakes Wine Center
The Finger Lakes Wine Center is located at Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park. Housed in the historic Bay House, The Finger Lakes Wine Center features some of the best wines from over 40 partner wineries.
Established in 1977, Heron Hill has become a leader in recognizing Riesling as the region’s flagship varietal. Enjoy tasting the wide variety of wines offered in this renovated 100-year-old barn overlooking the vineyards of Cabernet Franc and Riesling.
Artizanns Gifts from the Finger Lakes
Located on Main Street in beautiful downtown Naples, NY, over 200 Finger Lakes Artisans present goods ranging from pottery and hand-blown glass to jewelry and all natural soaps and sundries. Also be sure to check out the pantry full of wonderful food confections, all produced locally.