- TripBuzz found 51 things to do with kids in or near Penn Yan, New York, including 44 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Canandaigua, Naples, Watkins Glen and Seneca Falls.
- From Macs Dairy Bar & Mini Golf to Weaver View Farms, the Penn Yan area offers 52 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Hiking Trails, Mini Golf and Movie Theaters.
- Located to the north of one of the finger lakes, Penn Yan, NY is as endearing abbreviation of Pennsylvania Yankee. Penn Yan received many Amish and Mennonite families in the 1970s due to its cheap farm land and continues to have high populations of these cultures. The community hosts many activities for residents including book clubs, recipe swaps, celebrity chef cook nights, and children's story time.
Dedicated to preserving and celebrating the history and culture of the Yates County area, the Yates County History Center includes multiple museums as well as a restored carriage house. The museum features permanent exhibits, archives, and genealogical materials.
A locally-owned cinema multiplex with three theaters, Lake Street Plaza Theatres shows first-run Hollywood movies. The theater offers discount matinees, as well as a variety of other promotions and combo options.
Nature walkers will enjoy a stroll along Keuka Lake Outlet Trail in Penn Yan. Scenic and picturesque, the trail provides great views of birds, flowers and other foliage. Along with walkers, bikers are also welcome on the trail.
Dedicated to preserving the local history of the region, Dundee Area Historical Society is a volunteer led organization. It runs the Hoyt Coal Weigh Station, featuring mining artifacts, and the Old Schoolhouse Museum, a school from the 1890s.