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Experience! The Finger Lakes Tours

Ithaca, NY 14850
+1 607-233-4818
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Great Tour of Ithaca and Ithaca's Beautiful Waterfalls

I went on the tour called, "Fabulous Falls Above Cayuga.". It was excellent. Our tour guide, Chris... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2015
Haddon Heights, New Jersey
Intimate Wine Experience

As a surprise celebration for my husband's 40th birthday, this trip allowed us to reconnect while... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2015
Lacie W
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Specializing in high-quality, personalized, and guided tours in the Finger Lakes. Our experiences include wine tours, gorge and waterfall tours, boat cruising, and heritage 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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Ithaca, NY 14850
+1 607-233-4818
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Reviewed September 1, 2015

I went on the tour called, "Fabulous Falls Above Cayuga.". It was excellent. Our tour guide, Chris, was very knowledgeable. He took us to see five waterfalls in Ithaca as well as some stops at Cornell University. He was very personable and offered everyone snacks...More

2  Thank kkh216
Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

As a surprise celebration for my husband's 40th birthday, this trip allowed us to reconnect while expanding our knowledge of wines and pairings. This is more than just standing at the counter sipping at a winery- something you could do on your own. With this...More

1  Thank Lacie W
ExperienceFLX, Owner at Experience! The Finger Lakes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2015

Thanks for the great review,, Lacie! What a fun day spent with you and Shawn and our local Ithacans. Please come back again, next time for YOUR birthday as we have so much more awesomeness to share with you.

Reviewed August 27, 2015

We enjoyed the "SWaB (Spirits, Wine and Beer) tour. We're typically plan-it-ourselves travelers but thought we'd try something that would allow for more tasting without worrying about driving. Chris was our tour guide, and he was fantastic. Always enthusiastic and good mannered, Chris ensured we...More

2  Thank ontheroad24601
Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

Our SWAB Tour with Experience Finger Lakes Tours was wonderful. The uniqueness of having winery, a distillery, and beer all on the same tour made for a fun and interesting afternoon! At all venues we were welcomed and treated with special attention. The lunch was...More

1  Thank sunnydays1969
Reviewed August 26, 2015

We had a great time during this all day tour with our guide, Steph! We were picked up at our hotel, La Tourelle (which was fabulous!) and were joined by 8 lovely ladies celebrating an upcoming wedding in October. We had an amazing time at...More

Thank thecorner15
Reviewed August 22, 2015

Selecting a package for 4 ladies is not easy and Carolyn at Experience the Finger Lakes did a fantastic job! Every detail was carried out smoothly and all 4 of us had a great time. I would highly recommend booking your trip through Experience the...More

1  Thank mab1forfun
Reviewed August 18, 2015

My friend and I did a full day wine tour with Experience! The Finger Lake Tours, and we had a fabulous day!! Samantha was a wonderful, knowledgeable, professional, and fun tour guide. The tour offered so many nice extra touches beyond just the package described...More

1  Thank Lilly B
Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Visited family in up state New York. Looked for something new to explore. Decided to try this tour. We drove about two hours and got to see a lot of the scenic New York country side which we found very beautiful. We were picked up...More

1  Thank Bob M
Reviewed August 14, 2015

I was asked to put together a wine tour for some people visiting from several states. I chose Experience! The Finger Lakes and I'm glad I did. We had a wonderful time! The guide, Chris, was entertaining and educational. Each of the wineries added their...More

1  Thank Skip R
Reviewed August 9, 2015

We went on the Seneca Wine Tour. What a great day! Went to 4 wineries, had great wine and food pairings, and Samantha, our tour guide made it even greater. And finally learned how to say gewurztraminer by our 4th and final winery.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
If visiting these tours from out of state, which is the best airport to fly into? Also, what about overnight accommodations such as B&Bs or hotels? Thanks!
April 7, 2017|
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
Linda C
possibly coming and touring in your area in September or October. What is the Experience tour and does include accommodations for visitors?
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
Thinking about visiting the finger lakes and doing a wine tour . Are any of them pet friendly ?
July 13, 2015|
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