Local Attractions

Corning Museum of Glass 30 minutes away

Watkins Glen International Speedway – 20 minutes away

The Windmill Farm & Craft Market in Penn Yan is the first and friendliest farm and craft market in upstate New York, located right in the heart of the Finger Lakes Wine Region. Midway between Penn Yan and Dundee on NY Route 14A, The Windmill has become a premier tourist attraction, with a weekly attendance exceeding 8,000 – 10,000 people. Open Saturdays April through mid-December.

Seneca Wine Trail – located on the trail across from Damiani Winery

Painted Bar Stables – located 10 minutes away, enjoy guided trail rides…horseback riding at sunset

Keuka Lake Wine Trail – 30 minute drive

Seneca White deer – take a white deer tour of Seneca White Deer in Romulus, NY.  The tour is on a air-conditioned or heated 25 passenger bus.

Glenn H. Curtiss Aviation Museum – Hammonsport, NY 35 minute drive

Ithaca is a 25 minute drive

Local restaurants:

Wildflower Café 301 N Franklin St., Watkins Glen NY
Stonecat Café 5315 State Route 414, Hector, NY
Atlas Bowl 61 W. Main St. Trumansburg, NY    (607) 387-3191
Thai Elephants 133 4th St., Watkins Glen, NY    (607) 210-4168
Berta’s for breakfast or lunch 3825 Main St. Burdett, NY    (607)546-7770
Toni’s diner for breakfast, 3631 Tichenor Rd, Heactor, NY   (607) 546-8066
Ryan William Vineyard 4156 State Route 414, Burdett, NY    (607) 882-9098

Nearby wineries on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail:

Hector Wine Cellars
JR Dill
Standing Stone
Chateau LaFayette Reneau

But there are so many, you must come back several times to experience them all!

Nearby breweries:

The Grist Iron
Two Goats
Lucky Hare
Bottomless Brewery
Heavily Brewing
Rooster Fish

Nearby hiking spots

Watkins Glen State Park – The Gorge is spectacular and has 19 waterfalls
Taughannock Falls, pictured above, is a short hike and fairly flat
Havana Glen Park – Eagle Cliff Falls in Montour Falls, short walk to beautiful waterfall
Deckertown Falls in Montour Falls
Buttermilk Falls State Park, Ithaca
Robert Treman State Park – several hikes at this park – Lucifer Falls, Enfield Falls, Rim & Letchworth State Park Gorge, Gorge Trail Loop
Ithaca Falls in Ithaca, short walk, but beautiful and close to Cascadilla Falls trail
Cascadilla Falls in Ithaca 1.2 hike
Finger lakes National Forest
Sugar Hill State Forest, 8 miles west of Watkins Glen