Things to Do in Central + Western New York

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Take a boat through the glassy inlets of the St. Lawrence River—it flows north, toward Montreal. In summer, alight at Heart Island, one of 1,865... Read More

$15 per person single kayak 1 1/2 hours, boat tours $20 per person Read More

Take a drive or paddle along part of the 12-mile Cayuga-Seneca Canal, teeming with bass, trout, and salmon. Read More

Enjoy a lakeside drive and sample wine at the 16 vineyards. Read More

The museum houses 35,000 dazzling objects and offers glassblowing demonstrations. Read More

Check out Mark Twain’s octagonal study at Elmira College, which has artifacts such as his chair, documents, and several photos of nearby Quarry Farm,... Read More

The Museum: Established in 1916, this still-working kazoo-manufacturing company not only is the only metal-producing kazoo factory in North America, but... Read More

See Mark Twain's octagonal study. Read More

What a rush - 750,000 gallons of water hurtling over rocks, supplying 4.4 billion watts of natural power. Read More

Check out the collection of Native American art. Read More

Book a three-hour sailing cruise around Seneca Lake; on-board discussions can range from Erie Canal and Native American history. Be sure to stock up on... Read More

Taste the afternoon away at this waterfront winery, best known for its dry Rieslings. Read More

Explore the birthplace of women’s rights at this free museum. Read More

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