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Experience! The Finger Lakes Tours

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Specializing in high-quality, personalized, guided tours in the Finger Lakes. Our experiences include wine tours, gorge and waterfall tours, and cultural tours of the area. Our goal is to have you experience the region as the locals do, appreciating...more
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Ithaca, NY 14850-1833
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Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Laura was very knowledgeable and personable. We will definitely recommend this tour to all of our friends!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Colin V
ExperienceFLX, Owner at Experience! The Finger Lakes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

Hi Colin! Thanks for the kind words. It was great getting to know you and Kate, and we look forward to heading back up to the FLX for another tour when it gets warm out so you can experience ALL the seasons! Cheers, Laura

Reviewed November 21, 2018

We were an older retired couple who'd upgraded to this tour from a certificate we'd won at some charity event. Everyone else was in their 20s or 30s (our guide and driver perhaps in his 40s) and it was the day after the season's first...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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ExperienceFLX, Owner at Experience! The Finger Lakes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

Hi Sally, Thanks for the review! Yes, Shannon and Silver Thread is fantastic and quite knowledgeable. In fact, she holds a Diploma in Wines and Spirits from the Wine & Spirits Education Trust, and was my instructor when I took my WSET 3 level certification....More

Reviewed November 15, 2018

We had a great time. Lots of great information via our guide Angie. Wineries were friendly, generous and eager to please. Great view of lake despite the wind and occasional snow flake. Would love to do it again.More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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ExperienceFLX, Owner at Experience! The Finger Lakes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

I am so glad you had a great time on your tour with Angela, Janet. Being from Vermont, I know you would never let a little cold get in the way of a great wine tour experience! I'm thrilled that you are eager to do...More

Reviewed November 15, 2018

Transportation, wonderful tour information from a very knowledgeable and fun, friendly tour guide! Every winery was awesome. Each person we came in contact with was a pleasure to be around! Would recommend for sure.More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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ExperienceFLX, Owner at Experience! The Finger Lakes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2018

Thanks for the review, Donna! One of the best parts of living in the Finger Lakes is being around such friendly, authentic people! I'm so glad you got to experience them first hand on your tour. Please come again and meet more great people and...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

Chris was our tour guide and he was awesome! We came out for my mom's 75th birthday and ended up on a small tour (the four of us and another mom and daughter). It was nice to be in such a small group but even...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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ExperienceFLX, Owner at Experience! The Finger Lakes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thanks for the review, Kristin. Yes, it is always an indulgent treat to tour midweek with a small group, and I am glad you had such a wonderful time celebrating your mom's birthday! (Nice gift, by the way ;-) The experience that owner Chris Missick...More

Reviewed October 31, 2018

This tour was well organized and on time. Drives were short, as there are loads of wineries in the area. Great to get behind the scenes tours. Just enough wine to get a buzz without having too much. I would have liked some with lunch...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank terphus
ExperienceFLX, Owner at Experience! The Finger Lakes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

Thank you for your review, Terphus. We appreciate your recognizing the immersive nature of our tours, and while there is no shortage of wine, our focus will always be on a quality experience and not a quantity-based one that will impact the end of your...More

Reviewed October 31, 2018

Experience the Finger Lakes is a top notch Vip experience. Chris was a fantastic guide and the winery's they took you too were also top notch!More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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ExperienceFLX, Owner at Experience! The Finger Lakes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

I assume that as an identified Explorer, that you have many experiences to which you can compare your tour with us, so we appreciate your recognition of our tour and our tour guide Chris as both top notch! Thank you so much for the review,...More

Reviewed October 31, 2018

Simple. Guide (Chris) was extremely attentive to his guests. He was very knowledgeable, good conversationalist, and patient with all requests. This was a great tour and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to experience the Finger Lakes Wineries.

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Date of experience: October 2018
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ExperienceFLX, Owner at Experience! The Finger Lakes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

Thank you, Professor, of astutely acknowledging the virtues of our fabulous tour guide Chris and our tour! Please come back and further your research of the area. Cheers!

Reviewed October 24, 2018

Hubby and I visited the finger lakes for the first time this past weekend, and stayed outside Watkins Glen at Seneca Lake. We were overwhelmed at the amount of wineries available and didn't want to risk driving ourselves, so I scoured the internet for tour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ExperienceFLX, Owner at Experience! The Finger Lakes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

Thank you Goldgirl, for this golden review! We appreciate the time you took to go into the details about our special Fine Wines of West Seneca Lake tour. We strive to serve as a true concierge to the region. With 9000 square miles and almost...More

Reviewed October 24, 2018

My now fiancee and I have gone on our 3rd tour with experience the fingerlakes. We went on 2 tours in 2017 and did the wines of Seneca lake tour just recently. It’s a great time and well worth the money. You’re in good company...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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ExperienceFLX, Owner at Experience! The Finger Lakes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Thank you, Michael for this special review. When Alan and I started the company 11 years ago, we wrote a mission statement that said our goal is to have our guests "engage in the region’s glorious bounty with us and find out why those of...More

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maddox
April 7, 2017|
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Response from ExperienceFLX | Property representative |
Hi Maddox, Ithaca is our airport and is serviced by a number of airlines. Our tours pickup right from La Tourelle which is definitely our top recommendation is you want a country inn experience. If you want to see what... More
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Linda C
May 24, 2016|
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Response from ExperienceFLX | Property representative |
Hi Linda! Experience! The Finger Lakes has a number of different tours from which to enjoy. Just a matter of matching one up with your interests! We do wine and culinary tours Ithaca based tours that include our gorges... More
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B24k
July 13, 2015|
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Response from ExperienceFLX | Property representative |
Hi! Thanks for your email. Many of the wineries are pet friendly, and accept pets in the tasting rooms. Unfortunately, we can not accept pets on our public tours, as we do not know how they will react to them (allergies... More
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