Zagat: 8 Reasons to Drive to the Finger Lakes


The Finger Lakes have long been a getaway for Philly, NYC and Connecticut residents looking for a country escape. The region is home to one of the most visited state parks in New York, Watkins Glen, surrounding multiple waterfalls and a stunning gorge. Tourists head out on sunset sails on Seneca Lake aboard the traditional schooner, True Love, which has appeared in two Hollywood classics. There’s even a perfumery, NOTE Fragrances, that allows guests to make bespoke creations inspired by the region. Vineyards dot the landscape, offering impressive views paired with fantastic wine, which means you’ll also find plenty of great places to eat. Here are eight delicious reasons to drive to the Finger Lakes.

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