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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.

Harris Hill Soaring Selfie

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.

Letchworth - Middle Falls w/Family

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.

Susan B. Anthony House

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.

Aurora Inn Dining Room

On the Water in the Finger Lakes

There is no better time to experience the stunning waterways of the Finger Lakes than during the summer months. Whether you explore the Finger Lakes by boat or take in the glistening lakeside views from one of the local beaches, there’s no shortage of ways to get on the water and take in the beauty of summer in the Finger Lakes. View the full itinerary here.

Canandaigua Lake

Relaxing Outdoor Adventure

Summertime means slowing down, breathing in the fresh air, and treating yourself to leisurely activities at your own pace: stroll through a park, bike down a trail, and spend your evenings cooling down with refreshing treats. Explore the great outdoors and stop and smell the roses that are yours to enjoy in the Finger Lakes Region. View the full itinerary here.

Seneca Lake

Cruise, Kayak or Sail: Water Fun in the Finger Lakes

Get out on the water and see what the Finger Lakes are all about this summer! Cruise along the shore on a water taxi, ride on a sailboat with a drink in hand, and kayak on the shining waters of Keuka and Seneca Lakes. You’ll be dreaming of this vacation for years to come! View the full itinerary here.

Seneca Lake

Glamping Getaway

Grab your girlfriends and get ready for a summer adventure in the Finger Lakes. Experience the region’s best spots and spend your nights in a one-of-a-kind glamping tent – the perfect way to experience the great outdoors with a slice of luxury. View the full itinerary here.

Glamping - Firelight Camps

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.

Embark Craft Ciderworks

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

1911 Cider and 3 Cider Donuts

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

Abandon Brewing

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

Keuka Lake Wine Trail, Heron Hill Winery

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.

Arnot Art Museum

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.

EB Morgan House