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South Main Street

South Main Street, Geneva, NY
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Ranked #15 of 20 attractions in Geneva
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Most recent review
- Aug 10, 2014
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Numerous very attractive and well-maintained houses, both row-houses and detached houses, many 150-200 years old. Lovely views of the lake in between and along one empty stretch opposite the Hobart campus.

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Miami, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Main street is just 2 streets up from the lake and there are some convenient mom and pop shops for coffee and meals. There is also a Wegman's just up 5 20 and a liquor store across the plaza, where we got local wines. The liquor store has been handed down from father to son and the sales lady was... More

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Lewiston, Maine
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

South Main St. was lovely but not what I thought. It's fine for a drive but that takes minutes. Do it when you have nothing better to do.

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Vinton
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

I went back to Geneva after being away for 5 decades. The stroll down South Main Street brought back memories of a simpler time but the view was equally spectacular as before. A French magazine, in the 50's, voted South Main Street in Geneva N.Y as one of the 7 prettiest streets in the world. In my view, for good... More

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Geneva, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

sunny day for a walk down Main Street to see what was happening and what new in the areas because there been added store and improvement on the businesses that already in the areas and few place eating areas outside to enjoy the weather.

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Paris, Illinois, USA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

I'll be honest, I love Geneva, New York. It's big enough to be a complete city, with tourist attractions, manufacturing facilities, and a bar on every corner. It sits at the "top" of Lake Seneca, a lake similar in size and depth to Loch Ness, although, alas, it has no "Nessie." You can stroll along South Main Street and during... More

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Princeton, NJ
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

We felt the downtown area in Geneva had great potential for continued revitalization. It was not quite as busy as the more travelled Canandagua downtown area and had a "nicer feel". I hope that there continues to be revitalization with more upscale shops and restaurants to come.

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Geneva, NY
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
38 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

I live in Geneva and am very proud of our Row Houses and the restorations Hobart College has done on other South Main Street Houses and Buildings.

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Geneva, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

Be sure to allow time to take an early morning walk along the waterfront on South Main St.

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