Trip Ideas & Itineraries

With a region this big, there are endless ways to explore the Finger Lakes! Use these itineraries for ideas and inspiration to help you plan your next visit. They offer seasonal recommendations - but many of these places can be enjoyed all year round.

Outdoor Adventure for the Adrenaline Lover

Once the snow begins to melt, you start yearning to get back outside, play on the adventurous side of things, and discover new activities that will give you that familiar rush of adrenaline. If that rings true to you, take a look at this 4-day custom itinerary designed for anyone looking for a bit of outdoor thrill this spring! View the full itinerary here.

Family Fun in the Finger Lakes

Adventure awaits you and your family in the Finger Lakes region. Of course, every family’s needs are unique, but this spring itinerary hits a wide array of must-see family-friendly attractions, making it easier on you to plan the perfect getaway for your loved-ones. All you have to do is gather the kids, pack up the car, hit the road, and prepare to make some life-long memories! View the full itinerary here.

Women's History

The Finger Lakes region is rich with history tied to women’s rights. In fact, the early stages of what would later become the Nineteenth Amendment – which granted women the right to vote – started right here! This spring itinerary highlights destinations across four counties that are tied to women’s history, as well as women-owned businesses you can patronize to show your support of today’s innovators. View the full itinerary here.

Finger Lakes Pride: LGBTQ+ Friendly Stops

Acceptance, love, and hospitality. These are just some of the words that describe the feeling of visiting the Finger Lakes region. Our towns are home to some of the most amiable people, enriching activities, and vivacious experiences that everyone can enjoy. Take a look at this three-day, LGBT+-friendly itinerary for your spring visit. View the full itinerary here.

Fall Foliage & Autumn Activities

Fall in the Finger Lakes is the perfect time to visit and enjoy the food, wine and, of course, our well-known lakes that are a big part of what makes this region so exciting. Put on a sweater or favorite flannel and get ready to enjoy the agriculture, farm-to-table delectables and the breathtaking scenery that can only be found in the Finger Lakes region during this beautiful time of year. View the full itinerary here.

Farm-to-Table Fall Flavors

As the seasons shift and the heat of summer gives way to the cooler crisp air of Autumn, it’s a great time for a fun fall adventure in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York State. This is an area full of farms boasting fresh produce galore, and wonderful restaurants that feature them. A visit here will feed your sight with the breathtaking colors of the season, your taste with the delicious local food, and your scents with the smells of apples, ciders and other treats of the season. View the full itinerary here

Cornucopia of Craft Beverages

The Finger Lakes is known for its incredible wineries, breweries, cideries, and distilleries and there is no better time to experience the craft beverage scene than during the fall. Take in the stunning fall foliage as you check out some of the best craft beverage destinations the region has to offer. View the full itinerary here

Winter Wine and Dine

Winter in the Finger Lakes is one of the best times to explore the many eateries and wineries that the region has to offer. This time of year, tasting rooms and restaurants are a little quieter, providing a more personalized experience. Cozy up and indulge in the amazing food and beverage offerings found around the Finger Lakes. View the full itinerary here

Aviation, Art and Cultural Attractions

Arts and culture run deep in the Finger Lakes region. From the world-renowned Corning Museum of Glass to the quaint town where Mark Twain wrote many of his famous novels, there is living history around every corner. This winter, keep warm indoors and experience a small-town getaway fit for any art, culture, or history lover. View the full itinerary here.

Fine Dining & Spa Treatments

Winter in the Finger Lakes can bring its fair share of snow and cold, so why not warm up with a spa weekend? Relax and unwind with some of the Finger Lakes best spas, restaurants, and boutique hotels. View the full itinerary here.