The Finger Lakes Region is one of the most beautiful and exciting places to visit in the country; now just imagine living here! This area in Upstate New York is rich with history and has so much to offer its visitors and natives alike. From a relaxing afternoon sampling the many award-winning wines at one of nearly 100 wineries, to a round of golf on one of the many lush Finger Lakes Public Golf courses, you are sure to find something to do in the Finger Lakes. If your idea of fun involves a little faster pace, how about an exhilarating day at an amusement park, or a 120mph Nextel Cup road course race?
There are so many breathtaking sights to see here as well, with several private, state and national parks where you can camp, hike or just enjoy mother nature as she presents 4 annual seasons of beauty. There is nothing quite like Finger Lakes Real Estate.
Finger Lakes Real Estate Attractions
Finger Lakes Wineries
Known world-wide for it’s award winning Sparkling, Riesling, Pinot Noir, and Ice Wines, the Finger Lakes Region plays host to over 80 wineries. The unique sloping hillsides surrounding the Finger Lakes offer the perfect setting for these rolling fields of grape vineyards.
Most of the Finger Lake’s Vineyard and Wineries are located around the perimeter of the four largest lakes, Seneca, Cayuga, Keuka and Canandaigua. Select one of the Wine Trails below to see a map of the associated vineyards.
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Public Golf Courses
The natural beauty of the Finger Lakes accentuates her Golf Courses. From a cozy green nestled in a wooded forest, to a lush, open fairway that overlooks the sparkling waters of one the Finger Lakes, the golf courses of the Finger Lakes are among the best in New York State.
Come try your hand at one of these gems and let the charm of the Finger Lakes provide the perfect backdrop in breathtaking fashion.
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Finger Lakes Real Estate – Amusement Parks
If the thrill of a “Mind Erasing” roller coaster, or the exhilaration of a six story vertical drop down a water slide are more your speed, then you will want to be sure to make time for a visit to one of the Finger Lakes’ amusement or water parks!
There’s fun for all ages when you visit the Finger Lakes!
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Finger Lakes Winters are every bit as exciting and beautiful as its Summers! From ice fishing to snowmobiling, the Finger Lakes Region has more than its share of fun activities, and none more exciting than Downhill Skiing! The sloping hills and mountainous terrain of the southern Finger Lakes provides some of the finest skiing in the state. Be sure to ski Bristol Mountain, featuring a 1,200′ vertical rise, the tallest rise of any hill between the Catskills and the Rocky Mountains!
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Watkins Glen International is a 3.45 mile road course located near Watkins Glen, New York, at the south end of Seneca Lake.
Watkins Glen has hosted a remarkable variety of races over the years, including most of the various IMSA series, most of the various SCCA series, Formula 1, Indycar, and NASCAR.
Pro races make up a very small part of the Watkins Glen Schedule; one or two SCCA National races and a large number of SCCA regionals occur at the track during the course of a year, as well as a large number of Club Dates put on by organizations such as the Porsche Club of America, the BMW Car Club of America, etc. There is even a Vintage Auto race where Sunrise Beach Homes races the #83!
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Finger Lakes Gaming & Race Track
Enjoy an afternoon of thoroughbred racing excitement, and then try your luck at over 1,000 video gaming machines. Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack also offers dining packages.
Thoroughbred racing runs live from April to November, and Gaming is open year round from 10am until 2am daily.
Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack is Handicap accessible and offers free admission & parking.
Turning Stone Casino
The Turning Stone Casino is an enterprise of the Oneida Indian Nation and was the first legalized gambling establishment in New York State. Blackjack and Baccarat tables are a favorite at the Casino along with the Nation’s patented Instant Multi-Game machines including Video Poker, Slots, Craps, and many other card games.
Choose from one of seven fabulous restaurants for lunch or enjoy their daily buffet.
Golf at one of the finest courses in the northeast or enjoy the Shops, Spa, and Salon that are also available.
Seneca Niagara Casino
If you like slot machines, you’ll love Seneca Niagara Casino. Take a spin on more than 3,200 reel-spinning and video slot machines featuring the very latest titles and big progressive jackpots. Plus, they’ve got all your favorite table games, fabulous restaurants and world-class live entertainment.