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Looking for ways to experience the Finger Lakes’ Brave Women, both past and present? We’ve got some ideas to get you started. 

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Gratitude Tour

Blaze a Trail Tour


Gratitude Tour

Pay homage to the bold, courageous women who not only made their homes in the Finger Lakes, but also made history here. This five-day tour takes you from Syracuse to Rochester to celebrate and explore the lives of our nation’s most notable women.


5-day itinerary starting in Syracuse and ending in Rochester
Road trip staying in multiple towns and counties (Ontario, Monroe, Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga) along the route.


DAY 1 – Start in Syracuse, end in Auburn


DAY 2 – Explore Auburn


DAY 3 – From Auburn, head to Aurora and then end in Seneca Falls


DAY 4 – Fill your day and end in Seneca Falls


DAY 5 – Head to Victor and end in Rochester


Blaze a Trail

Hit the slopes and explore nature on a two-day tour in and around Canandaigua.
Visit the home of the “Mother of Nations,” and pay tribute to one of history’s popular trailblazers.


2-day itinerary in and around Canandaigua
Day trips with a mix of indoor and outdoor activities in Ontario and Monroe counties. 
Book your stay in Canandaigua for a central location.


DAY 1 – Hit the slopes and enjoy après ski


DAY 2 – Set out for the day to explore the sites below (head to Victor and Rochester)


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The Where Brave Women Winter campaign is made possible in part through the I LOVE NY matching fund tourism program.