Surrounding Area

Expanding Your Adventure

Looking for something to do in the Finger Lakes? We’re happy to provide a great list of suggested nature sites, attractions, venues, shopping options, and activities below.

Please note that not all of these activities are available year-round, so you’re encouraged to visit their websites or call to verify hours and availability.

♦ Beer Trail – Finger Lakes Beer Trail Itineraries
♦ Boating – Keuka Lake Boat Rentals – North-End Marina (Branchport); Canoe & Kayak rentals (they’ll deliver them to you) – Reagan’s Finger Lakes Canoe and Kayak Livery.
Cheese Trail –  Many of these Finger Lakes dairies & creameries (click here for list) invite you right to the farm to see how they produce their cheeses.  Combine Cheese Trail and Wine Trail stops for a flavorful day’s outing!  
♦ Cycling – Gorgeous in the fall!   Bluff Point Tour (Keuka Lake); Keuka Lake Outlet Trail; Hiking & Biking list from the Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance website (#32 – Bluff Point Tour, and #44 – Hammonsport Cycle Tour); Finger Lakes Cycling Club (Ithaca, NY based)
♦ Dinner Cruises – Canandaigua Lady (Canandaigua Lake);
Farm Markets and “U-Pick” in Penn Yan:  (click here for list)
♦ FishingNew York DEC Licensing;
♦ Historic Sites – Rose Hill Mansion (Geneva. Temporarily closed.);  Women’s Rights National Historical Park (Seneca Falls);
♦ MuseumsGlenn H. Curtiss Aviation Museum (Hammondsport); Corning Museum of Glass (Corning); Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum (Canandaigua);  National Soaring Museum (Elmira); Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion (Canandaigua);
Natural Wonders – Finger Lakes Area State & Local Parks:  Watkins Glenn, Stonybrook, Taughannock Falls, Buttermilk Falls
♦ Shopping – The Windmill Farm & Craft Market (Penn Yan); Waterloo Premium Outlet Mall (Waterloo)
♦ Wine Tastings & Winery Tours – see Keuka Wine Trail.  [See “Cheese Trail” above.]
♦ Winter Sports (skiing (downhill and cross-country), snowshoeing, snowmobiling, skating) check out: Bristol Mountain; Keuka Lake State Park, Keuka Lake Outlet Trail

Apple Barrel Orchards
2732 Wager Hill Rd., Penn Yan, NY 14527.  Tel:  315-536-2744

The Apple Farm
1640 Victor-Holcomb Rd., Victor, NY 14564.  Tel:  585-924-3420

Jim Bedient’s Blueberry Patch
3955 Stever Rd., Branchport, NY 14418.  Tel:  315-595-6674

Fulkerson Winery & Juice Plant

5576 State Route 14, Dundee, NY 14837.  Tel:  607-243-7883

Sugar Shack Blueberry Farm
824 E. Swamp Rd., Penn Yan, NY 14527.  Tel:  585-526-5442

Tomion’s Farm Market
200 State Rt. 14A , Penn Yan, NY 14527.  Tel:  585-526-5400

Graydon Youngman
5410 State Rt. 14A, Dundee, NY 14837.  Tel:  607-243-7587


Hillview Blueberry Farm
9990 Bean Station Rd., Prattsburgh, NY 14873.  Tel:  607-522-7055

Peek-A-Blue Berry Farm
5555 Oregon Rd., Bath, NY 14810.  Tel:  607-776-7274
Wineries on the West side of Keuka Lake: 
8843 Greyton H. Taylor Memorial Drive, Hammondsport, NY. 607-868-3610
9749 Middle Road, Hammondsport, NY. 800-320-0735
9301 County Route 76, Hammondsport, NY. 800-441-4241 / 607-868-4241
4021 Italy Hill Rd, Branchport, NY. 800-926-3289 / 315-595-2812
8882 County Road 76, Hammondsport, NY. 607-868-4100
Wineries on the East side of Keuka Lake: 
2794 Gray Road, Penn Yan, NY. 315-531-8923
243 NY-54/East Lake Road, Penn Yan, NY. 315-536-3147
5503 Dutch Street, Dundee, NY. 607-292-3999
14630 State Route 54, Hammondsport, NY. 607-292-7007
489 Route 54 South, Penn Yan, NY. 315-536-4773

Around the Corner Catering – delivered dinners, pantry stocking, picnic food, limo meals, etc.

–   Black Cat Bistro & Java-Gourmet – Small-batch gourmet foods menu; locally produced ingredients; coffee-roasters 

~  Branchport Hardware – #1 West Lake Rd, Branchport, NY;  315-595-6622

Crooked Lake Mercantile – downtown Branchport groceries, deli, bakery, antiques, etc.

Hammondsport Chamber of Commerce

~  Keuka Corners restaurant & store – downtown Branchport coffee shop, pizza, groceries

Keuka Lake Association – founded in 1956 to preserve and protect Keuka Lake

Keuka Lake State Park – located directly across the lake from Lady of the Lakes Suites; has public boat ramp

Keuka Lake Wine Trail – wine events, local wine history, and info about the 8 wineries surrounding Keuka Lake

Keuka Outlet Trail –  Built on the track bed of the old Fall Brook Railroad (1884-1974), the trail is 7.0 miles long and runs between the village of Penn Yan on Keuka Lake and Dresden on Seneca Lake. The shared-use trail is open to the public year-round between sunrise and sunset. Activities include hiking and other forms of foot-travel (snowshoeing, cross-country skiing), bicycling, horseback riding, dog-walking. Fishing and paddling on the creek. Snowmobiling allowed during winter months on the Friends’ section of the trail. 

–  Skyline Trading Post – casual restaurant / bar.

Finger Lakes Museum – a developing initiative that will showcase the cultural heritage and ecological evolution of the 9,000-square-mile Finger Lakes Region. The Museum sites will be located in the 620-acre Keuka Lake State Park (which is directly across the lake from Lady of the Lakes Suites) and in a 13-acre educational campus a mile away in Branchport, NY.

Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance – founded in 1919.  Promotes the Finger Lakes Region as a tourism destination. Website is chockful of info on the Finger Lakes area categorized by “Things to Do”, “Places to Stay”, “Area Services”, “About the Region”, and “Group Travel”.

~  “Life in the Finger Lakes” magazine – “A magazine that reintroduces its readers to this special New York State region each passing season.” The publication focuses on the region’s scenic beauty, culture, wildlife and current trends. Published spring, summer, fall and winter.

Summer in a Glass: The Coming of Age of Winemaking in the Finger Lakes a book by Evan Dawson –  “..Dawson stitches together diverse portraits to compose a useful travel guide, lessons in Wine 101, and, most important, a reminder of what makes wine so alluring. A fast, engaging read for wine lovers, especially those planning to visit the Finger Lakes region.” –Library Journal
~ Waterfalls and Gorges of the Finger Lakes a book by Derek Doeffinger – The Finger Lakes region is an area of unusual beauty highlighted by a remarkable number of glorious waterfalls—some highly visible and majestic and others hidden and subtle—and these photographs are the result of years visiting and revisiting these falls, expertly capturing their changing faces with the changing seasons. 
~ “Wineries of the Finger Lakes Region“, a book by Emerson Klees – Includes description of grape varieties grown in the Finger Lakes, wines made and a history of local winemaking.

Keuka Lake Location

Keuka Lake Wineries Map

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Lady of the Lakes Suites

869 West Lake Road
Branchport, New York

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