New York's Finger Lakes

  • Start: Seneca Falls, NY
  • End: Dundee, New York
  • Last Modified: 2011-09-13 20:39:33
  • Total Mileage: 142 Miles
  • Number of stops: 21

Description

This tour explores the Empire State's 11 long, finger-shaped lakes formed by glaciers. Start at Taughannock Falls, where a drop of 215 feet makes it one of the highest waterfalls east of the Rocky Mountains. Pay your respects to writer Mark Twain and his wife, Olivia Langdon, at Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira, one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world. Spend a day at the Corning Museum of Glass and see live, narrated, glassmaking demonstrations or make your own glass creation. The museum features a display of this 3,500-year-old tradition and contains the world's most spectacular collection of glass. The Finger Lakes region prides itself on the largest collection of wineries outside of California's Napa Valley wine country. Take a self-guided tour of the Wagner Winery in Watkins Glen, recognized world-wide for the quality of their wine.

Stop #1:

Women's Rights National Historical Park
Seneca Falls, NY

Stop #2:

National Women's Hall of Fame
Seneca Falls, NY

Stop #3:

Historical Society Museum
Seneca Falls, NY

Stop #4:

Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge
Seneca Falls, NY

Stop #5:

Finger Lakes National Forest
New York, United States of America

Stop #6:

Wagner Vineyards Estate Winery
Lodi, New York

Stop #7:

Taughannock Falls State Park
Trumansburg, New York

Stop #8:

Cornell Plantations
Ithaca, NY

Stop #9:

Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Ithaca, New York

Stop #10:

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art
Ithaca, NY

Stop #11:

Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx, NY

Stop #12:

Clemens Center
Elmira, NY

Stop #13:

Arnot Art Museum
Elmira, NY

Stop #14:

National Soaring Museum
Elmira, New York

Stop #15:

The Corning Museum of Glass
Corning, New York

Stop #16:

Steuben Glass Factory
Corning, NY

Stop #17:

The Rockwell Museum
Corning, New York

Stop #18:

Chequaga Falls (Shequaga Falls)
Montour Falls, NY

Stop #19:

Watkins Glen State Park
Watkins Glen, New York

Stop #20:

Watkins Glen International
Watkins Glen, New York

Stop #21:

Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard
Dundee, New York
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