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Brave Women of Winter 2

Welcome to the Finger Lakes, Where Brave Women Winter

History tells us that it takes a brave woman to thrive in a Finger Lakes winter. Trailblazers like Harriet Tubman, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and the Iroquois matriarchs carved out a new future for all of us in this fiercely beautiful region. As the epicenter of the women’s rights movement, the Finger Lakes region celebrates women both past and present.

This season, come celebrate their bravery and experience their stories on a visit to the Finger Lakes. While you’re here, you can also support the innovative and creative women who are blazing their own trails in business. Be sure to check out our comprehensive list of women-owned breweries, wineries, restaurants, and boutiques and add some to your itinerary!

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Whether you are looking to embrace a slower pace or pack in as much action as you can, there are so many unique and wonderful ways to experience the Finger Lakes, Where Brave Women Winter.

Let fresh air and self-care be your guide.

For the traveler who needs to hit pause and be present, there’s no better place to slow down, take a breath, and regain focus on yourself. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Finger Lakes and take advantage of self-care practices like meditation and yoga. Enjoy historic walking tours, healthy local foods, and peaceful lodging at one of our many inns and B&Bs.

Treat yourself to some well-deserved luxury. 

If you’re looking for a rich experience in every way, you’ve found your little slice of heaven. Local history, gourmet restaurants, craft breweries, decadent bakeries, and boutique shopping—the options for indulging are endless. Take your pick from a variety of luxurious hotels and spas offering world-class accommodations and services. 

Follow your heart and see where the road takes you.

Ramble and roam your way around this region filled with local gems both on and off the beaten path. Seek out historic sites, pop into a woman-owned brewery for a tasting, and browse in some one-of-a-kind boutiques. Of course, you’ll want to hit a scenic nature trail or two along the way. You never know what hidden treasures you’ll discover on a trip to the Finger Lakes.

Put the "remote" in remote work.

Mix business with pleasure on a trip to the Finger Lakes, where you can connect with one another, connect with nature, and connect with trailblazers both past and present. Settle in and find your new favorite coffee shop, boutique, or craft brewery. No need to disconnect from work – you’ll find plenty of modern accommodations and amenities to set up your office once away from home.

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