- TripBuzz found 57 things to do with kids in or near Finger Lakes, New York, including 57 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Auburn, Watkins Glen, Canandaigua and Penn Yan.
- From Weaver View Farms to Keuka Lake Outlet Trail, the Finger Lakes area offers 54 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Movie Theaters, Theaters and Nature & Wildlife Areas.
- The Finger Lakes in New York got their name due to their long, narrow shapes. There have been many notable moments and locations in history that have taken place in the Finger Lakes region, including the birthplace of several new religions, sites from the Underground Railroad, the home of the adult Mark Twain, and a famous Civil War prison.
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 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.
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.
Located along Seneca Lake, Smith Memorial Park is a campground that provides access to the water for swimming and boating. The park offers shower and restroom facilities, picnic areas and nature trails suitable for hiking.