The Finger Lakes Region is a 9,000-square-mile four-season playground packed with wine, water and fascinating stories. We’ve shared some story angles relating to our history, culture, attractions and tourism trends. You’ll also find our press releases and recent articles to keep you informed on what’s happening in and around the Finger Lakes. 

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For more information contact:

Liz Weeden
Quinn PR
212-868-1900 x253

Lisa Burns, Executive Director
Finger Lakes Regional Tourism Council


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Press Releases: 

Finger Lakes Regional Tourism Council Celebrates National Trails Day® on June 1, 2019

"Travel Matters" for National Travel and Tourism Week

Say "I Do" to a Finger Lakes Wedding Venue

Planning Your Vacation Leads to Actually Taking your Vacation

Tourism Industry Continues to Grow in Finger Lakes Region As New Businesses Open

Official Website for Finger Lakes Region Refreshed 

Finger Lakes Tourism Promotion Agency Wins Tourism Excellence Award

Finger Lakes Tourism Promotion Agency Wins Top National Award

Finger Lakes Named Best Wine Region in USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice Award Contest

GlassBarge by the Corning Museum of Glass Lands in the Finger Lakes

Finger Lakes Regional Tourism Council Supports Tourism Industry

Finger Lakes Celebrates National Ice Cream Month with Sweet Spots and Dairy Desserts

National Travel and Tourism Week: May 6-12, 2018 

Sustainable & Green: Finger Lakes Keeps "Eco-Friendly" Top of Mind

Regional Tourism Organization for the Finger Lakes names new Executive Director

Finger Lakes Region Releases List of Travel Trends for 2018

Tourism Assets Expand as New Businesses Open in the Finger Lakes

Off-Season Programming Supports Winter in the Finger Lakes

World Canals Conference Comes to Syracuse, N.Y.

Finger Lakes Regional Tourism Council Supports Tourism Industry


Destination Wide Market Analysis & Strategic Marketing Plan: Research Summary

Destination Wide Market Analysis & Strategic Marketing Plan

Economic Impact Report: Finger Lakes 2017

Check out some of our recent press coverage:


Departures - Winter Vacations in the U.S. to Inspire Your Next Trip

The Travel Channel - The Prettiest Glamping Spots for a Fall Getaway

Bella NYC - Fall Getaways Within Easy Proximity Of NYC

Destination I Do - Spotlight: Upstate New York

USA Today 10Best - Check out these unique eateries formerly known as other things

TODAY Show - Cow cuddling lets people relax with help of friendly bovines

Wine Enthusiast - The Rise of Italian Grapes in American Vineyards

Travel + Leisure Magazine - Wine-tasting, pie making and fall foliage: a local's guide to Finger Lakes

USA Today 10Best - Best Apple Orchard 2019

USA Today 10Best - Best Wine Region 2019

New York Times - Move Over, Therapy Dogs. Hello, Therapy Cows.

Globe and Mail - Weekend Getaway: See toys, trees, castles and more in New York’s Finger Lakes

Luxury Escapes Magazine - Getting Personal

Forbes - Ice Wine From Canada and New York State - Winemaking In The Extreme


Travel and Leisure - New York's Finger Lakes Wine Region 

New York Post - The Unexpected Allure of Upstate New York Skaneateles - New York's Christmas Town 

New York Times - Luxury Camping in the Finger Lakes 

Boston Globe - Actually Making Memories in the Finger Lakes 

Forbes - Top Women's History Landmarks in Every State 

Conde Nast Traveler - 10 Best Places for Fall Foliage in New York State 

Travel and Leisure - Historic Places to Celebrate Women's History Month - What to do in the Finger Lakes - Valentines Getaways - Wedding Venues 


Conde Nast - The Fresh Allure of New York's Finger Lakes 

New York Times - 36 Hours in the Finger Lakes - Undiscovered Wine Regions 

LA Times - The Finger Lakes 

New York Times - Packages for Maple Syrup Season 

U. S. News - Summer Travel Destinations 

Country Living - Animal Sanctuary Tiny Houses - Unexpected Honeymoon Destinations 

Thrillist - Offbeat Road Trip That Change Perspective 

Travel Channel - 8 Irresistible Sleepovers for Adults 

Famous Foodies “5 Minutes with Famous Foodie: Chef Julie Taboulie”

Barclaycard Travel Community “Finger Lakes with Kids: An Outdoor Adventure Travel Guide”