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There’s so much to see and do all year round in Wyoming County. The region has many great adventures for you to enjoy. With over 14,350 acres of lush forests and 66 miles of rustic trails, scenic Letchworth State Park is home to three magnificent waterfalls, a 600-foot gorge and the roaring Genesee River.
Accommodations range from beautiful and historic to the rustic and natural. Families, couples, individuals and groups will find the perfect place to stay among the campgrounds, historic inns, B&Bs and conference centers. Seasonal and weekly rentals are available for those looking to stay awhile.
From the “Grand Canyon of the East” to the historic A&A Railroad, hiking, hunting, hot air ballooning, camping, craft shows, cross-country skiing – to the exotic animals at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure, Wyoming County has it goin’ on.
Wyoming County Chamber & Tourism 6470 Route 20A Perry, NY 14530
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Enjoy applause-worthy sunsets over Great Lake Ontario while paddling sparkling waterways. Hike the beautiful 110-foot Salmon River Falls, explore intriguing museums and bask in the sun on sandy beaches.
Oswego County, NY offers more than 20 historic sites from colorful chapters in America’s history. Trace the steps of a Revolutionary War spy, gaze on the ramparts of an 1812 battlefield, explore Underground Railroad sites and visit the only U.S. shelter for Holocaust survivors.
Try your luck for legendary salmon and trout on Lake Ontario, the Salmon and Oswego rivers, or cast for bass and walleye where the Iroquois natives fished thousands of years ago on Oneida Lake.
Oswego County’s villages bustle with festivals, unique restaurants, antiques shops and eclectic shopping. A variety of friendly and affordable accommodations and plenty of spacious family campgrounds, offer a relaxing retreat.
Go to www.visitoswegocounty.com, call 1-800-248-4FUN, or email@example.com for your free vacation kit.
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In the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County, New York, the pace doesn’t slow down here, unless you want it to, during the winter months with continuing festivals, winter activities and indoor fun. Where Do You Want to Play? and pristine backdrops after the snow has freshly fallen. Feel invigorated while cross-country skiing or snowshoeing through Pfeiffer Nature Center. They have numerous family orientated activities starting just after New Years. Cascade through the hills on your snowboard or skis at Holimont ski resort or Holiday Valley, ranked the #5 ski resort in the East by Ski Magazine. Find the thrill of riding on a snowmobile through wooded trails, stopping at local establishments that cater to riders.
If you like the natural progression to slow down during the winter months or just like to stay in the warm indoors, then view the various exhibits held at the [...]
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Enjoy adventures in history, culture and arts, and the culinary arts! An abundance of historic landmarks, exceptional restaurants and natural scenic beauty makes Dutchess ideal for day trips or longer getaways.
Stroll the Walkway Over the Hudson, 200 feet above the Hudson River. Dine at five Culinary Institute of America restaurants. Golf at 16 championship courses. Tour Gilded Age mansions and historic homesteads at riverfront estates of FDR, Vanderbilt and Samuel Morse, lavishly decorated for the holidays. Explore the arts at Dia:Beacon, Vassar’s Loeb Center and Bard’s Fisher Center.
Bring together family and friends to visit a farm and cut your own Christmas tree. Browse in Rhinebeck, Millbrook and Beacon antique shops and art galleries. Rekindle the romance at a B&B. Drink it all in! Tour and taste at wineries and farm markets. Dutchess County – 90 minutes from NYC.
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As the snow melts, you will experience the rebirth of this spectacular setting. The trees begin to bud; you can almost watch the leaves form before your eyes. Grass turns green, squirrels and chipmunks are playing again and the birds are everywhere. Out in Amish country the farmers are getting their fields ready for planting with their teams of work horses. Babies of every species are abundant and a joy to watch. Not a day of sunshine is taken for granted. This is God’s Country, where life remains simple and relaxed, not hurried and stressful.
Come and experience this season as never before. You will be met with a friendly wave along the country roads, so slow down and wave back. You can’t wave and not smile at the same time.
New York’s Amish Trail 1-800-331-0543 www.AmishTrail.com
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A slew of outdoor activities challenge the adventurous at heart. Whitewater raft down the swift, salmon-filled waters of Cattaraugus Creek or angle for trout in well-stocked creeks, streams and lakes beginning April 1.
Explore nature’s playground at Allegany State Park, filled with miles of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails. Or mount your motorbike and take a relaxing cruise along miles of scenic, pastoral roads.
For a special thrill, stop at Holiday Valley for a family Mountain Coaster ride. Then spend the afternoon traversing bridges and platforms at the Sky High Aerial Adventure Park before rambling around the charming Village of Ellicottville.
Reserve a day on the Amish Trail for a trip into another place in time where you’ll discover an Old Order Amish community steeped in a rich cultural history and living without modern conveniences like electricity, phones [...]
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5 Reasons You’ll Love Summer in the Enchanted Mountains
Balance your summer vacation with a visit to the “other” side of New York!
Drive along peaceful country roads, challenge yourself mountain biking on the steeps, ride your horse as far as the eye can see, put your kayak in for a little paddle and golf at every course you can find.
Million-dollar views, amazing art, national sporting events, gigantic metal and wooden sculptures, Native American culture, alpaca farms, chuck wagon dinners, sky high adventures and historic experiences – you can see and do it all in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County.
Take a Trip Back in Time
Watch for buggy drivers as you ramble along the Amish Trail. Discover the oldest and largest Amish settlement in New York. Get an intimate peek at a simpler lifestyle without running water, electricity and cars. Visit shops to buy handmade quilts, furniture, baked goods and more crafted [...]
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All Aboard for a Visit to the Medina Railroad Museum
Located in the old New York Central freight depot in Medina, NY, the Medina Railroad Museum is the largest railroad and toy train museum in NY State. The depot was built in 1905-06 and is the largest wood-frame freight house ever built by the NY Central Railroad Company.
The museum features the world’s largest collection of railroad artifacts and memorabilia known to exist under one roof. See the longest HO-Scale model train layout and diorama all on one floor, an immense 204 ft. by 14 ft.
Enjoy our several family-friendly special events throughout the year. In May our Day Out with Thomas and in the Fall our Winery Trains, our Fall Foliage Trains and the magic of the Polar Express. Kids of all ages love the experience of this museum all year round.
Medina Railroad Museum 530 West Avenue, PO Box 136 Medina, [...]