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 or call 877-386-4669. 

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

Finger Lakes Visitors Connection Announces Maple Activities to Celebrate New York State’s Maple Weekend

Bring Your Date Lakeside to the Finger Lakes in Ontario County, New York

The Best U.S. Wine Regions Beyond Napa Valley

10 Incredible Vineyard Hotels Perfect for Wine Lovers

10 US ski resorts offering Canadian dollar deals this winter

A Sommelier's Guide to the Best Wine Region You’ve Never Heard Of

Valentine's Day Getaways Active Couples Will Love

Democrat and Chronicle: "Ten Terrific Finger Lakes Staycations"

Condé Nast Traveler: Water to Wine

The Ultimate 48-Hour Finger Lakes Brewery Crawl

36 Hours in the Finger Lakes Region of New York

Wedding Rehearsal Venues for Wine Lovers

Finger Lakes: On the Road

9 Cooking Vacations to Take This Summer

Most Beautiful Gardens Around the World

The Most Instagramable Gardens in the World

9 Budget-Friendly Father's Day trips to take with Dad

The Top Spots to view New York Fireworks

Upstate New York's best burger 2017: And the winners are...

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