- TripBuzz found 53 things to do with kids in or near Hector, New York, including 51 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ithaca, Watkins Glen, Horseheads and Penn Yan.
- From Hector Falls, Hector, NY to Smith Memorial Park, the Hector area offers 48 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Waterfalls, History Museums and Movie Theaters.
- Located west of Ithaca is Hector. The New York city is most popularly visited for its stunning waterfalls and nature landscape. Bordering Seneca Lake, residents and tourists enjoy water recreational activities such as boating, fishing and swimming. Other popular points of interest include the Seneca Wine Trail, local farms and the Finger Lakes National Forest.
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For 20 consecutive years, the Watkins Glen International has hosted the United States Grand Prix. Now it hosts 2 NASCAR Series, the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series, the U.S. Vintage Grand Prix, and the Finger Lakes Wine Festival.
The first recorded winemaking company in the Finger Lakes Wine Region is dating back to 1829. Since then, the region has grown into a popular touristic attraction, with amenities and facilities which include lodging, museums, restaurants, and others.
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 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.