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Seneca Lake State Park
Seneca Lake State Park
Attraction type: Parks; State Parks
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Rose Hill Mansion
Rose Hill Mansion
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... 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
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings
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South Main Street
South Main Street
Attraction type: Historic Walking Areas; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Geneva History Museum
Geneva History Museum
Owner description: The Geneva History Museum tells the story of the growth and development of this small Finger Lakes city over 300 years. Located in an historic house, the museum has furnished... more Owner description: The Geneva History Museum tells the story of the growth and development of this small Finger Lakes city over 300 years. Located in an historic house, the museum has furnished period rooms, a children's discovery space, and exhibits and archives that explore community history from the time of the native Seneca through the tumult of the 20th century to the present. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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The Johnston House and Mike Weaver Drain Tile Museum
The Johnston House and Mike Weaver Drain Tile Museum
Owner description: Built by John and Margaret Johnston in the 1820s, the Johnston House originally sat on an important farm where John Johnston became a well-known advocate of improved farming... more Owner description: Built by John and Margaret Johnston in the 1820s, the Johnston House originally sat on an important farm where John Johnston became a well-known advocate of improved farming techniques. Johnston was the first American farmer to use soil drainage tiles to increase productivity on his farm. Visitors are invited to explore the house on the self-guided tour. In addition to period rooms furnished with original and reproduction objects, three rooms in the house contain exhibits focused on the themes of Immigration, Agriculture, and Technology and Innovation, all aspects of the Johnston family’s experience. Incorporating interactive elements, books, and artifacts, the displays also connect the story of the family to contemporary issues and concerns. Visitors to the Johnston House can also see the Mike Weaver Drain Tile Museum on site. Open Saturdays and Sundays, May to October. less
Attraction type: History Museums; Specialty Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Ports Cafe
Ports Cafe
Ranked #1 of 92 Restaurants in Geneva
Price: $15 - $28
Cuisines: American
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Kindred Fare
Kindred Fare
Ranked #2 of 92 Restaurants in Geneva
Price: $12 - $55
Cuisines: Bar, Seafood, American, International
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Beef & Brew
Beef & Brew
Ranked #3 of 92 Restaurants in Geneva
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Halsey's
Halsey's
Ranked #4 of 92 Restaurants in Geneva
Price: $25 - $50
Cuisines: American, Pizza
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ventosa Vineyard
Ventosa Vineyard
Ranked #5 of 92 Restaurants in Geneva
Price: $9 - $13
Cuisines: Italian, Wine Bar
Good for: Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Fairfield Inn & Suites Geneva Finger Lakes
3.0 of 5
Fairfield Inn & Suites Geneva Finger Lakes
$82 - $209
Ranked #1 of 11 Hotels in Geneva
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Holiday Inn Express Hotels Geneva Finger Lakes
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Hotels Geneva Finger Lakes
$99 - $212
Ranked #2 of 11 Hotels in Geneva
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Hampton Inn Geneva
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn Geneva
$94 - $212
Ranked #3 of 11 Hotels in Geneva
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

1907 Bragdon House Bed & Breakfast
1907 Bragdon House Bed & Breakfast
$254 - $255
Ranked #1 of 11 Geneva B&B and Inns
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Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Geneva
2.0 of 5
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Geneva
$54 - $139
Ranked #4 of 11 Hotels in Geneva
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Ramada Plaza Geneva Lakefront Resort
3.0 of 5
Ramada Plaza Geneva Lakefront Resort
$85 - $172
Ranked #5 of 11 Hotels in Geneva
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Waters Edge B&B Resort
4.0 of 5
Waters Edge B&B Resort
$159 - $467
Ranked #7 of 11 Geneva B&B and Inns
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Del Lago Resort & Casino
4.0 of 5
Del Lago Resort & Casino
$129 - $1,065
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Waterloo
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