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Finger Lakes Wine Country Sights

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Ranked #1 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
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 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
Ranked #3 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Watkins Glen International (Watkins Glen, NY)
Ranked #4 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
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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Ithaca Beer Co (Ithaca, NY)
Ranked #5 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #6 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Farm Sanctuary (Watkins Glen, NY)
Ranked #7 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
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 #8 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
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Ranked #9 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
Category: Farms; Specialty Shops
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Gaffer District (Corning, NY)
Ranked #10 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
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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Hands On Glass Studio (Corning, NY)
Ranked #11 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
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 #12 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Rose Hill Mansion (Geneva, NY)
Ranked #13 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
Owner description: Experience a taste of life on a 19th-century estate when you visit this National Historic Landmark. Once a working farm, the... more » Owner description: Experience a taste of life on a 19th-century estate when you visit this National Historic Landmark. Once a working farm, the house and surrounding grounds are now open seasonally for guided tours. Built in 1839, the elegant Greek Revival house was the center of a busy and productive farm by mid-century. Much of the tour focuses on the Swan family, in residence from 1850 to 1890. Through family letters, photographs, and diaries, explore the family's joys and sorrows and their interactions with neighbors and the many workers required to keep the large house and farm in working order. Trained as a merchant, discover how Robert Swan combined business methods of organization with scientific innovations like drain tile to make his farm more productive and profitable. See twenty rooms restored and furnished in the Empire style, popular from the 1820s to 1850s. Enjoy the magnificent view of Seneca Lake from the front porch and the vista of nearby farmlands.Rose Hill Mansion Gift Shop features a selection of locally produced food products, historically themed gifts and hand crafted items. Be sure to visit the tasting room Billsboro Winery operates on site.Open May 1 to October 31. Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm; Sunday, 1-5pm. Closed Mondays. « less
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West End Gallery (Corning, NY)
Ranked #14 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: West End Gallery celebrates 36 years in business! Visitors to West End Gallery will find a wonderful selection of... more » Owner description: West End Gallery celebrates 36 years in business! Visitors to West End Gallery will find a wonderful selection of representational art. The Gallery features artwork by more than 50 exceptional artists, among them are Tom Gardner, GC Myers, Martin A. Poole, Bridget Bossart van Otterloo, Brian M. Hart, Brian Keeler and the late Thomas S. Buechner. You will find changing exhibits of original art in a variety of mediums including oils, acrylics, watercolor, pastel, pen & ink, graphite, wood, bronze, glass and more! Upon receiving a warm welcome from a friendly, knowledgeable staff, you may wander through two floors of Gallery space at your leisure. We are located on Historic Market Street in Corning, NY. « less
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Ranked #15 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
Owner description: Capture moments in time at the Patterson Inn Museum!  Visit the historic Patterson Inn, a 1796 frontier tavern.  Also at the... more » Owner description: Capture moments in time at the Patterson Inn Museum!  Visit the historic Patterson Inn, a 1796 frontier tavern.  Also at the site are an 1850s log cabin, and an 1878 one room schoolhouse, all furnished to depict their original use.  While here explore the 19th century barn with agricultural exhibit and working reproduction blacksmith shop.  While in season walk through the herb garden and heirloom vegetable garden.  See the website for additional exhibits.   « less
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Ranked #16 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #17 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
Category: Farms; Landmarks
Owner description: Wohlschlegel's Naples Maple Farm & Store is nestled a-top the Naples hills in the heart of the Finger Lakes. Our working... more » Owner description: Wohlschlegel's Naples Maple Farm & Store is nestled a-top the Naples hills in the heart of the Finger Lakes. Our working family run maple farm produces only the finest quality maple products for it's customers from our certified tree farm. Our glacial soils paired with our "state of the art" maple process provide a unique maple flavor. Tours are available year round by appointment. Please call for pricing and availability. Store Hours of Operation: Nov/Dec Sat:10am - 2PM, Sun:1pm - 4pm Please call for additional Store Hours of Operation and availability. We are available most weekday mornings most of the year. If you arrive on our doorstep by chance,we may be out in our sugarbush as we are a WORKING family farm. Ring the Store door bell and/or call us. « less
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Ranked #18 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
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Ranked #19 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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South Main Street (Geneva, NY)
Ranked #20 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Apple Barrel Orchards (Penn Yan, NY)
Ranked #21 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
Category: Other ranches and farms; Landmarks
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Weaver View Farms (Penn Yan, NY)
Ranked #22 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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Corners Gallery (Ithaca, NY)
Ranked #23 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Corners Gallery is one of Ithaca's top art gallery experiences! We offer a distinctive collection of contemporary work, by... more » Owner description: Corners Gallery is one of Ithaca's top art gallery experiences! We offer a distinctive collection of contemporary work, by regional artists. In 2014, our newly expanded gallery space will feature exhibits by Barbara Page, Suzanne Onodera, Kim Schrag, and others. Ithaca's only gallery in Cayuga Heights, minutes from Cornell University and downtown. « less
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First Arena (Elmira, NY)
Ranked #24 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Finger Lakes Wine Country
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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