Western New York – Gorgeous Gorges,
Wonderful Wine Trails, Stunning Scenery
From Niagara Falls and Buffalo along Lake Erie to the Finger Lakes countryside, Western New York offers visitors attractions, adventures and accommodations that make it a perfect vacation destination.
Visit the thunderous, awe inspiring Niagara Falls and experience the thrill of Seneca Niagara Casino to test your chances with lady luck. With more to offer than just the falls, Niagara Falls State Park is a sanctuary for protected species and features the Observation Tower with one of the best views of Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, New York. Check out the Niagara Wine Trail with 22 wineries stretching across Niagara, Orleans and Monroe counties. Get interactive at exhibits when you visit the Aquarium of Niagara and even feed a sea lion! See the Buffalo Zoo’s 23.5 acres of exotic, endangered and even local wildlife and make memories that will last a lifetime with your family.
Experience Ellicottville in Cattaraugus County, a popular skiing, snowboarding and mountain biking destination. Adventure and obstacle races, a Summer Arts and Fall Festivals, Mardi Gras and other events draw visitors year after year.
Head over to Wyoming County New York, home to the “Grand Canyon of the East” and enjoy the many great adventures to be had. Hiking, hunting, hot air ballooning, camping, craft shows, cross-country skiing and more await your visit. Magnificent waterfalls, exotic animals at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure, the historic A&A Railroad all attract visitors who find the perfect place to stay among the campgrounds, historic inns, B&Bs and conference centers in Wyoming County.
Allegany County’s stunning landscape of dense forests, rolling hills, open fields, deep valleys and picturesque streams are the perfect playing grounds for all things outdoors. Enjoy hunting and fishing, canoeing and kayaking, hiking and birding, skiing and snow tubing, ATV and snowmobiling and more! Fairs, festivals, seasonal celebrations, outdoors sporting and special events such as an Artisans Tour, Hot Air Balloon Rally and Garlic Festival, along with shopping, dining and sightseeing fill your days when you visit Allegany County New York. And when you’ve exhausted yourself with all this activity, rest your head at one of the rental cabins or other lodging options.
Waterfalls and wineries and of course the 11 “Finger Lakes” make the Finger Lakes region a famous New York destination. World-class wineries dot the wine trails that run through the 14 counties that make up the Finger Lakes. You’ll find over 1000 waterfalls and more than 2000 miles of hiking and biking trails, skiing, snowboarding and other outdoor attractions and adventures. Some wine trails to consider include the Lake Ontario Wine Trail, Seneca Lake Wine Trail and Keuka Wine Trail. Rest at charming B&Bs, dine at local restaurants, enjoy the bounty at abundant New York farms and farm markets, shop at unique boutiques and learn at historic sites in the Finger Lakes region.
From Lake Erie to the Finger Lakes, Niagara Falls to the Allegany State Park, Western New York’s wineries, waterfalls and wonderful attractions, accommodations and events are a sure to please summer vacation experience.