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:

Jerlando’s Italian 400 N Franklin St., Watkins Glen NY
Nickel’s Pit BBQ 207 N Franklin St., Watkins Glen NY (607) 210-4646
Stonecat Café 5315 State Route 414, Hector, NY
The Elf in the Oak (breakfast and lunch) 4221 NY 414, Burdett NY    (607) 546-4641
Thai Elephants 133 4th St., Watkins Glen, NY    (607) 210-4168
The Ginny Lee at Wagner Vineyards for  lunch Rt 414, Lodi, NY    (607)546-7770
Holy Cow 410 South Franklin St Watkins Glen
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
Curly’s Family Restaurant for breakfast, 2780 NY-14, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Tobi’s Donuts 137 E 4th St Watkins Glen
Seneca Harbor Station 1 North Franklin St. Watkins Glen
Hazenut Kitchen 53 East Main St Turmansburg

Nearby wineries on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail:

Hector Wine Cellars – mostly dry wines, a few sweet
Damiani – dry wines
Atwater – sweet to dry wines
JR Dill – sweet to dry wines
Hazlitt – something for everyone!
Shalestone –  dry red only
Standing Stone – dry wines
Chateau LaFayette Reneau – sweet to dry wines
Wagner – sweet to dry wines
Lakewood Vineyard – sweet to dry wines
Glenora – sweet to dry wines

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
Scalehouse

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
Excelsior Glen 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

Transportation
Main Street Drivers (888) 327-4460 This company will send a driver to drive your vehicle
FLX Best Wine Tours (607)441-9463
Above the Glen Limo Service (321) 689-9198
FLA Limousine (607)592-2854

Finger Lakes Limousine (315) 789-7272