Scenic Drives

Finger Lakes scenic drives are among the most memorable experiences when touring here. Why? The undulating hills, pristine lakes, and ribbons of well-maintained roads are the perfect package for your Finger Lakes scenic drive, leaf-peeping excursion, romantic getaway, couples day trip, or a family road trip. Picture yourself here!

county-road-12-people-biking-groupEven National Geographic has this to say about are area:  "Like much of central New York, the Finger Lakes region is a pleasing patchwork of rich farmland and small towns, with a mix of handsome 19th-century homes and red-brick downtowns that would have inspired Edward Hopper. Two-lane blacktops follow the lakeshores, sometimes hugging the shorelines, sometimes drifting up into green, pillowy dairy lands. Traffic moves at a slower pace, and you may have to slow down for bikers or a hay wagon."

Whether your foray into the Finger Lakes is by car, routes-5-and-20-motorcycle-scenic-drivemotorcycle, or bicycle, you are guaranteed big landscape vistas and awesome lake views, as well as lots of Americana along the way. We've even nicknamed Routes 5 and 20 "the authentic American Road."

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