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Finger Lakes Sights

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Ranked #1 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Geologic Formations; State Parks; Waterfalls; Historic Walking Areas

Watkins Glen State Park is celebrating its centennial throughout the season in 2006 and it has been a great place to visit. It is named in 2005 as one of Reserve America 's Top... more »

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Ranked #2 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
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Seward House (Auburn)
Ranked #3 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: We invite you to visit the Seward House Museum, the historic home of William Henry Seward; New York State Senator, two time... more » Owner description: We invite you to visit the Seward House Museum, the historic home of William Henry Seward; New York State Senator, two time New York State Governor, US Senator, and Secretary of State during the Lincoln and Johnson administrations. Our knowledgeable staff is on-hand to provide guided tours, helping you navigate the many fascinating aspects of this beautifully preserved home. Enjoy masterpieces of American art and special exhibitions in both the historic house and the museum’s gardens. « less
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Ranked #4 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Historic Sites; Art Museums; History Museums; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: New York State's largest living history village, 20 miles from Rochester, reveals country life, work, dress, foods, and... more » Owner description: New York State's largest living history village, 20 miles from Rochester, reveals country life, work, dress, foods, and customs from the 1800s. « less
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Ranked #5 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Scenic Drives; Wineries
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Ranked #6 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #7 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #8 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Historic Sites; Art Museums
Owner description: The man behind Kodak endowed many Rochester philanthropic interests, and his 50-room mansion is now a photography and film... more » Owner description: The man behind Kodak endowed many Rochester philanthropic interests, and his 50-room mansion is now a photography and film museum. « less
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Ranked #9 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Located in the business district of historic Palmyra, New York, the Book of Mormon Historic Publication Site offers you a... more » Owner description: Located in the business district of historic Palmyra, New York, the Book of Mormon Historic Publication Site offers you a glimpse of the printing and binding processes of the 1820s. Tours are free. « less
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Ranked #10 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Race Car Tracks; Landmarks
Owner description: Watkins Glen International welcomes guests on a nearly a daily basis April through October to Drive The Glen and experience... more » Owner description: Watkins Glen International welcomes guests on a nearly a daily basis April through October to Drive The Glen and experience the Fans R1st Viewing Area. Patrons may take their personal vehicle for three-paced laps around the storied road course for $25 and/or watch the cars on track from the Argetsinger grandstand from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Drive The Glen is available for purchase ($25) at The Shop (located in the village at 2 N. Franklin Street, Watkins Glen, NY 14891) or at the Main Entrance of Watkins Glen International (Gate 2). In addition, The Glen hosts International Motor Sports Association (TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, Cooper Tires Prototype Lites, Lamborghini Super Trofeo and Porsche GT3 USA) in June, NASCAR (Sprint Cup Series, Xfinity Series, K&N Pro Series) in August and Sportscar Vintage Racing Association for some of the premiere racing events in the country. From racing to tasting, WGI is host to the Finger Lakes Wine Festival presented by Yancey's Fancy New York's Artisan Cheese in July. It is the largest collection of New York State-produced wines in the Northeast. Finally, the spectator season concludes with the Finger Lakes Beer Festival presented by Finger Lakes Beer Trail in October. « less
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Ranked #11 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
Owner description: Mount Hope, dedicated in 1838, is America's first municipal Victorian Cemetery. Set in a picturesque landscape shaped by... more » Owner description: Mount Hope, dedicated in 1838, is America's first municipal Victorian Cemetery. Set in a picturesque landscape shaped by retreating glaciers, the cemetery contains priceless pieces of art and rare horticultural specimens. It is the final resting place of many dignified and internationally known individuals, including Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass, and is on the National Park Services National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom. Mount Hope is listed in the New York State Register of Historic Places and National Register of Historic Places, featuring 82 mausoleums, soaring Egyptian obelisks, a Florentine cast-iron fountain, two stone chapels in the Gothic Revival style, a Moorish gazebo, a Victorian Gothic gatehouse, and infinitely varied tombstones marking 350,000 graves across 196 acres. « less
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Ranked #12 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Tour the Smith Family Farm to learn more about the boyhood of Joseph Smith Jr., the first prophet and president of The Church... more » Owner description: Tour the Smith Family Farm to learn more about the boyhood of Joseph Smith Jr., the first prophet and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Visit the nearby Sacred Grove, where Joseph received a vision of God the Father and His Son, Jesus Christ. Tours are Free. « less
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Ranked #13 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
The house in which Susan B. Anthony resided.
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Ranked #14 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Farms; Landmarks
Owner description: Lively Run Goat Dairy is one of the longest operating commercial goat dairies in the country, beginning production in New... more » Owner description: Lively Run Goat Dairy is one of the longest operating commercial goat dairies in the country, beginning production in New York State in 1982 and pioneering goat cheese in the American marketplace. The entire Messmer family works to continue the mission of bringing to the Finger Lakes region healthy, sustainable and delicious goat cheese. Come visit the farm, get a tour, see our baby goats in the spring, eat some cheese cake, and most importantly - try our cheese! « less
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Onondaga Lake Park (Liverpool)
Ranked #15 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Frontier Field (Rochester)
Ranked #16 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Ithaca Beer Co (Ithaca)
Ranked #17 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #18 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Farm Sanctuary (Watkins Glen)
Ranked #19 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Farms; Landmarks
Owner description: This farm offers sanctuary and a home for abused farm animals, and helps to educate Americans about treating animals with... more » Owner description: This farm offers sanctuary and a home for abused farm animals, and helps to educate Americans about treating animals with respect and compassion. « less
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Ranked #20 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
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Ranked #21 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Farms; Specialty Shops
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Cayuga Lake Wine Trail (Seneca Falls)
Ranked #22 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Scenic Drives; Wineries
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Ranked #23 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks

Sodus Point Light House is so user friendly.... How often can you actually tour the inside of an ''Antique'' Light House....  The Light, sits on a high bluff over looking Lake... more »

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Ranked #24 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Willard Chapel (Auburn)
Ranked #25 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Architectural Buildings; Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Gaffer District (Corning)
Ranked #26 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks

Corning's Gaffer District makes up approximately one-third of the city of Corning, NY and includes Historic Market Street.  You can find everything here, from unique gifts and... more »

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Ranked #27 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Specialties All ages are welcome to enjoy a hands-on experience with glass! As young as 2yrs old can blow an ornament, or... more » Owner description: Specialties All ages are welcome to enjoy a hands-on experience with glass! As young as 2yrs old can blow an ornament, or pumpkin. Teens and adults can also participant in a one-on-one lesson to make a paperweight. You'll cherish your treasure and the memory of making it. Unique and affordably priced. Glass gifts made by local artists also available in our retail area. Hands-on activities are available year around by appointment, day and evening hours available. Please call to schedule your appointment!! We are handicapped accessible, and have ample parking. For more information or directions please visit our website. History Established in 1990. Hands-on Glass was originally founded in 1990. It was the first public access studio in Corning, N.Y. offering instruction in glassmaking for all ages and levels of experience. « less
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Ranked #28 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Historic Sites; Monuments/ Statues; History Museums; National Parks; Parks
Owner description: Women's Rights National Historical Park tells the story of the first Women's Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls, NY on... more » Owner description: Women's Rights National Historical Park tells the story of the first Women's Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls, NY on July 19-20,1848. « less
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Lazy Acre Alpacas (Bloomfield)
Ranked #29 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Other ranches and farms; Landmarks
Owner description: Treat yourself to a visit at our 175 year old farm. Our alpaca farm is the largest in the Finger Lakes area. You will have... more » Owner description: Treat yourself to a visit at our 175 year old farm. Our alpaca farm is the largest in the Finger Lakes area. You will have the opportunity to meet our herd of more than 60 alpacas. Learn about the daily care of these interesting animals, view our vintage barns and spend some time in our gift shop. « less
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Ranked #30 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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