According to Native American legend, this land was blessed many moons ago by the Great Spirit. In doing so, it placed an outstretched hand over the region leaving five, finger-shaped impressions. Thus, the Finger Lakes were born. While this account leaves more to the imagination, one thing is for certain – the Finger Lakes Region of New York State is More »
CALLICOON, NY – The Seneca County Visitor Guide was recognized with an “Excellence in Tourism Marketing Award – County Effort” by the New York State Tourism Industry Association (NYSTIA) at their annual awards ceremony held on October 20, 2016 in the Catskill Region. The award honors significant achievement in the planning and implementation of a comprehensive marketing effort that is More »
Geneva, N.Y. Encounter the spirits of Geneva’s past in guided tours this fall at historic Washington Street Cemetery. Explore the stories humble and tragic of those who once called Geneva home at From Beyond: Washington Street Cemetery Stories, a program of the Geneva Historical Society and Founder’s Square Neighborhood Association. On Friday, October 14 at 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 More »
Geneva, N.Y.: Rose Hill Mansion will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 24, 2016, as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s twelfth annual Museum Day Live! On this day only, participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington DC-based facilities, which offer free admission every day, and open their doors for free to More »
Welcome to the Finger Lakes Gateway. Seneca County is located in the heart of New York State’s Finger Lakes Region. It is home to the region’s two largest lakes, Seneca and Cayuga as well as the region’s largest concentration of wineries. In fact, the “Sonoma of the East” contains the most wineries in all of New York State. See for yourself everything that is offered in the northern gateway to the Finger Lakes.