Press Room

Welcome to the press room for the Finger Lakes Visitors Connection, the Ontario County office of tourism.

The Finger Lakes is a diverse area, offering a variety of activities in a region roughly the size of New Jersey. Exploring the area will undoubtedly unleash a variety of story ideas, ranging from outdoor recreation to the slow food movement to Native American History.

In this section you'll find all the press releases, story ideas, and other information in relation to the media to showcase the culture of the region, and by doing so you'll soon realize what makes the Finger Lakes such a compelling place for journalists to explore.

If you are a member of the media who is looking to learn more about the region, or is looking for assistance in planning a media visit to the Finger Lakes, e-mail Karen Miltner, Chief Content Officer and Public Relations Manager at or call 877-386-4669. 

In the meantime, please read what others have written about Ontario County and the Finger Lakes.

Condé Nast Traveler: The Five Best Family-Friendly Wineries in the U.S.

Food & Wine: A New York State of Mind

Toronto Star: Ghost Hunting in New York State