Finger Lakes Region

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Museums

Corning Museum of Glass
The Corning Museum of Glass is where the world—from serious scholars to  those simply interested in discovering—turns to learn more about the  art, history, craft, or technology of this incredible material. Spend  some time at our Museum, and we guarantee you’ll learn to see glass in a  whole new light.

George Eastman House
National Historic Landmark home and gardens of Kodak founder George Eastman and world-renowned international museum of photography and film. Tour several galleries of photography and cameras.

Memorial Art Gallery
Collection of over 10,000 works spans 50 centuries of world art and includes masterworks by artists such as Monet, Cézanne, Matisse, Homer and Cassatt. Guided tours, special events and changing exhibitions are offered year-round.

The Strong – National Museum of Play
The first and only major museum in the world devoted to the study and interpretation of. . .PLAY! National Museum of Play at the Strong® is home to the National Toy Hall of Fame® and the world’s most comprehensive collection of toys, dolls, and other play-related artifacts.

Rochester Museum & Science Center
Founded in 1912 as the City of Rochester, New York’s Municipal Museum, the Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) has grown from a City-funded agency into a unique public/private partnership with the County of Monroe. The 13-acre campus includes a museum and science center, the Strasenburgh Planetarium, Eisenhart Auditorium, RMSC Preschool, Genesee Community Charter School. You can also visit RMSC’s 900-acre Cumming Nature Center, which is located south of Rochester in the Bristol Hills near Naples, NY.

Arts

RPO – Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Offering Philharmonics, Pops, Casual Sunday Matinees and orKIDStra concerts at the Eastman Theatre, Hochstein Music School and MAC Performing Arts Center.

Rochester City Ballet
The company presents a full season of quality dance to diverse audiences and helps keep the arts alive by presenting performances to educate and entertain adults and children.

Geva Theatre Center
The most attended regional theatre in New York State outside of Manhattan, Geva presents a wide variety of work from classics to world premiers and musicals, as well as Geva Comedy Improv and Big Theatre for Little People.

Rochester Broadway Theater League
RBTL owns and manages Rochester’s Auditorium Theatre. The Auditorium Theatre is home to a full season of touring Broadway shows, the M&T Bank Broadway Season. The Auditorium Theatre also hosts a number of live concerts, comedy and dramatic events throughout the year and is used by local performing groups for recitals and other presentations.

Other Attractions

Letchworth State Park
Letchworth, one of the most beautiful public parks in New York, is in the heart  of a region which has much to offer for day-trippers or vacationers looking for  natural attractions, history, shopping and entertainment.

Darien Lake
Darien Lake is a theme park resort with includes amusement park, camp grounds, hotel and a performing arts center.

Seabreeze Amusement Park
A historic amusement park loacted in Rochester, NY.  Home to the Jack Rabbit roller coaster, the 4 oldest operating roller coaster in the world, and 2nd oldest in the US.

Roseland Waterpark
Roseland Waterpark is the largest Waterpark in the Finger  Lakes Region with 56 acres of aquatic adventure for the entire family.   Sparkling heated water, certified lifeguards, free parking, rental lockers, concessions and plenty of deck space for relaxing make this the hottest spot to  get cool on Canandaigua Lake.

Bristol Mountain Winter Resort
Bristol Mountain is the premier resort located in the Western Finger  Lakes Region of Upstate New York. The resort sits on a base elevation of  1,000 feet and rises to a 2,200 foot elevation at the mountain summit.  Our 1200’ vertical rise allows Bristol Mountain to reign as the highest  vertical between the Adirondack/Laurentian Mountains of the east and the  Rocky Mountains of the west.

Wine Tours and Vinyards

Belhurst Castle
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, voted “One of the Most Romantic Places in New York State”, and most recently one of the “Top 10 Romantic Inns and Resorts“. Belhurst Estate Winery has won over 100 wine medals for wines as unique and beautiful as the castle itself.

Constellation Brands
Constellation Brands is the world’s leading premium wine company, which started in 1945 in Canandaigua, NY.  Constellation’s brands include Robert Mondavi, Clos du Bois, Blackstone, Arbor Mist, Estancia, Ravenswood, Jackson Triggs, Kim Crawford, Corona Extra, Black Velvet Canadian Whisky and SVEDKA Vodka.

Casa Larga Vineyards
Casa Larga Vineyards, located in teh finger lakes region, has been producing superior, award winning wines for over 35 years.

Swedish Hill Vineyard
Family-owned and operated, Swedish Hill is one of the largest wineries in the region. Swedish Hill is recognized as one of the top award-winning wineries in New York State, having won state, national and international acclaim.

Glenora Wine Cellars
The oldest winery on Seneca Lake, widely known for its warm hospitality and magnificent lakeside setting has garnered exemplary reviews both in and outside Finger Lakes Wine Country.

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail
In the heart of the Finger Lakes is the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail offering a unique blend of award-winning wines, scenic waterfalls, and local gourmet eateries. See It! Taste It! Live It! Love It!

Keuka Lake Wine Trail
The Keuka Lake region is home to the ultimate in wine history. It was here in 1860 that the first bonded winery was established. It was also here that the first Vinifera vines were planted, sparking a renaissance in winemaking.

Seneca Lake Wine Trail
Surrounding the sapphire waters of Seneca Lake, our 34 wineries invite you to experience a destination rich in history, beauty, and the production of world-class wines. Located in the heart of New York’s Finger Lakes Region.

Sports

Rochester Red Wings Baseball
Frontier Field, located in downtown Rochester, is home to the Rochester Red Wings, a Triple-A baseball team. The team plays in the International League and is the top minor league affiliate of the Minnesota Twins.

Western New York Flash
The Western New York Flash (WNYF) is an American professional soccer club based in Elma, New York, that competes in the National Women’s Soccer League. Though based in the Buffalo, New York, suburb, the Flash play all home games at Sahlen’s Stadium in Rochester, New York. The Flash train out of Sahlen Sports Park in Elma.

Rochester Americans Hockey Club
The Rochester Americans (Amerks) are an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. They are one of the oldest franchises in the AHL, celebrating their 50th consecutive season in the American Hockey League in 2005-06. The Amerks have have been in the Finals sixteen times and won six Calder Cups. Come on out to support the red, white and blue!

Rochester Knighthawks
The Knighthawks are Rochester’s professional lacrosse team in the National Lacrosse League. They reached the playoffs in each of their first 13 seasons, from 1995 to 2007. Come see the Knighthawks in action at the Blue Cross Arena!

Rochester Rattlers
Come see the Rochester Rattlers for some fast-paced, high scoring, hard-hitting action. Rochester Rattlers Professional Outdoor Lacrosse Club is a member of Major League Lacrosse.

Rochester Rhinos
The Rochester Rhinos are the only local professional soccer team. The team is a member of the USL first division and they play all home games at Rochester’s premier venue – Paetec Park.

Watkins Glen International
With its rise from ragged infancy in 1948 to its position as America’s premier racing facility surely qualifies The Glen as an astounding and unlikely success story, which continues to be written over 60 years later.

The region is also home to several renown collegiate level teams, such as the RIT Hockey Program and University of Rochester Basketball.