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Kid-friendly wineries and breweries in the Finger Lakes

You have to be 21 to legally be served wine, beer or some other fine Finger Lakes libations. But kids (and designated drivers) can still taste delicious non-alcoholic potables and enjoy other fun amusements at some Finger Lakes wineries and breweries, making a stop alongthe wine trails and beer trails a lot more family-friendly than you think. Here is how some of our wineries and breweries are welcoming younger visitors…

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Finger Lakes weekend Pokémon roundup!

From Pidgey to Pikachu we’ve got ‘em all in the Finger Lakes. Because of the mobile nature of Pokémon GO, the hit game from Niantic and The Pokémon Company, people of all ages are getting outdoors, moving and exploring. Here are some of our suggestions for family friendly places that are great for taking a tour, general hanging out, or learning something new, and also happen to be great for finding Pokémon…

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Onanda Park is a great all-day getaway with the kids

For the third summer in row my family is hosting a girl named Mimi from the Fresh Air Fund.The Fresh Air Fund is a program where children who live in New York City get matched up with a host family in a suburban or rural area to spend part of the summer with. My kids (Alyssa, Gavin, and Brody) and I were in search of a relaxing, fun day to show Mimi a slice of what the Finger Lakes has to offer…

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Where to find Pokémon in the Finger Lakes

Come for the lakes, stay for the… Pokémon? From Pikachu to Squirtle; for those aspiring Pokémon masters, we’ve done a little research on Pokémon in the Finger Lakes and where to find them…

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Walk into the vineyard life!

The Heron Hill Tasting Room at Bristol is offering a unique opportunity this summer to walk through a Finger Lakes vineyard and learn about the grape-growing cycle. Every Sundaythrough August 14, you can join Finger Lakes Community College viticulture student Andrew Mavromatis in the Ingle family vineyards overlooking Canandaigua Lake and the Bristol Hills…

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