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Experience! The Finger Lakes Tours

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Address: PO Box 3787, Ithaca, NY 14852
Phone Number: +1 607-233-4818
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Description: Specializing in high-quality, personalized, and guided tours in the Finger...
Specializing in high-quality, personalized, and guided tours in the Finger Lakes. Our experiences include wine tours, gorge and waterfall tours, boat cruising, and history tours of the area.Our goal is to have you experience the region as the locals do, appreciating its regional bounty, natural beauty, cultural opportunities and historical significance.
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An excellent Experience!

Tour guides were very helpful and a fun addition to the tour. Our guides were chris and Sam and both of them were great. These tours take you to the most interesting and authentic... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Tour guides were very helpful and a fun addition to the tour. Our guides were chris and Sam and both of them were great. These tours take you to the most interesting and authentic boutique wineries in the area.

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Media, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The tour exceeded my expectations and Steph was a most attentive and caring tour guide. We have been going through some tough time as a family and I wanted to make the trip to the Seneca lake area a special time. Thank you so much for everything - highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We spent the weekend in Seneca Lake for my classy wine weekend bachelorette party and it was incredible. Steph was super knowledgeable and fun. We are definitely doing this again and asking for her specifically! We had treats and goodies on the nice clean and fancy van and a souvenir water bottle and pictures! Thanks Steph, we miss you!!

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Morris County, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We celebrated my wife's birthday by taking the 1/2 day "Wine and Waterfalls" tour. Our intrepid and knowledgeable guides, Steph and Carolyn couldn't have been nicer. The adventure began with an owner-guided tour of Ports of New York complete with discussions of the science, history and art of the making of fortified wines. It was highlighted with a taste pairing... More 

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Victor, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

From the first meeting of our tour guide to the end of the trip, Rachel was upbeat, positive, knowledgeable, and helpful, and she is one of the reasons this was such a memorable wine tour experience. At each of the three stops our group received special treatment, separate from other wine-touring groups, that varied with each winery - a facility... More 

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NYC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Four Cornell alumni and one husband had a great time on the Experience the Finger Lakes Tour. It was a great activity for a cold winter day. Starting at 11 am, we were driven by Chris, a charming and knowledgeable tour guide, to Standing Stone Winery along Seneca Lake. April was our enthusiatic, funny vinter. We saw the tank rooms,... More 

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Berkeley Heights, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I did some research on wine tours and found Experience! The Finger Lakes Tour. I was not sure what to expect as I had never been on one even though we are in our 3rd year of a son at Ithaca College. We were greeted outside our hotel by Steph. Jumping into the van to start our trip Steph went... More 

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Clarence, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Laura and Stephanie gave it their all in introducing us to Lou Damiani and his winery and staff on Seneca Lake (first class reds), helping us blend our own Meritage wines, for which we could take a signature bottle home, followed by dinner and paring at Cultivor in Ithaca. A whole lot of fun and learning. Highly recommended.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We had a great time on our half day tour of Seneca Lake! We had Chris as our tour guide and he was so knowledgeable and friendly. They even give you water bottles to keep you hydrated :) We visited three vineyards and at each one we either talked with the owners or VERY educated staff. They always had a... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I would like to extend a great big thank you to Grace and Steph for making my mother's surprise 70th birthday trip such a success. Grace was great to work with and acomadated our requests. Steph was AWESOME! We felt like we were with a family member. She made our tour so much fun and taught us a lot too.... More 

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