Routes 5 & 20 The Authentic American Road

This 135-mile corridor that traverses New York State from east to west is a visitor’s dream come true: wine tasting, antique shops, historic sites, theme parks, fine dining and lodging, scenic rural landscapes and quaint villages. Best of all, you’ve left the expressways to slow down and take a relaxing and scenic drive along an Authentic American Road.

Enjoy these Ontario County stops along the Routes 5 & 20 Trail:

Lazy Acre Alpacas in West Bloomfield lets you pet a cute alpaca and then buy a sweater made with alpaca fiber.

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The Antique Wireless Museum in Bloomfield, run by the Antique Wireless Association, or AWA, will make you appreciate what constituted high-tech communications from the time of Thomas Edison and the Titanic to the earliest mobile telephone.

The Bloomfield Antique Country Mile is a cluster of antique shops on Routes 5 & 20 that feature artifacts from more than 175 antique dealers.

Stop for an ice cream cone at Shark’s in Bloomfield! With a countless number of homemade ice cream flavors made fresh in-house, Shark’s is sure to have the sweet treat you need on your drive.

If you and your family need a place to cool off, Roseland Waterpark in Canandaigua has slides, wave pools and other refreshing ways to get wet. In Geneva, check out the Seneca Lake State Park Sprayground.

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Naked Dove Brewing Company in Canandaigua is the perfect place to enjoy a beer tasting. Naked Dove offers a tour of its microbrewery. You can also shop in the gift shop.

Red Jacket Orchards in Geneva sells the freshest peaches, plums, nectarines, apples and pears and cold-pressed juices made on the premises, plus lots of locally made cheeses, jams and jellies and more.