Finger Lakes History and Wine
Vineyard hopping and more in historic Seneca Falls.
Legend has it that the quaint town of Seneca Falls inspired Bedford Falls in Frank Capra’s movie It’s a Wonderful Life (1946). Set between two of the Finger Lakes, about 50 miles east of Syracuse, the town is best known as the historic birthplace of women’s rights. Explore its past but also its scenic natural surroundings.
Cayuga Wine Trail
Enjoy a lakeside drive and sample wine at the 16 vineyards.
Women's Rights National Historic Park
Explore the birthplace of women’s rights at this free museum.
National Women's Hall of Fame
The carhops deliver burgers at this retro joint.
Stop in for a latte and panini and conversation with locals. The restaurant is named for Zuzu in It’s a Wonderful Life.
This charming little B&B in an 1855 Gothic Revival house on Van Cleef Lake features Victorian antiques and full sit-down breakfasts.
Cayuga Lake State Park
Take a drive or paddle along part of the 12-mile Cayuga-Seneca Canal, teeming with bass, trout, and salmon.