The Lake House on Canandaigua, Canandaigua

Meet In The Finger Lakes

10 Reasons to Meet and Retreat, FLX style

Ontario County offers an amazing location for your group to meet. We would like to share our Top 10 with you.

#1. Accommodations 
With 1,700 hotel rooms ranging from lakeside resorts to budget friendly hotels and charming Bed & Breakfasts, you are sure to find the ideal fit for your attendees.

#2. Venues
Imagine hosting a conference or retreat in a unique venue that will delight and wow your attendees. From luxury state-of-the-art facilities to hidden gems, the perfect meeting spot is awaiting your arrival. 

#3. Location
With four exits off the NYS Thruway, I-90 and the nearby Rochester airport, your group will find getting here a breeze. We are centrally located in the heart of NYS and within a few hours' drive of many northeast cities. 

#4. Group Excursions
The best meetings often include time for team building. From ziplining at Bristol Mountain Aerial Adventures, to sipping a flight of wine in New York Kitchen’s education theater, your team will leave feeling connected and relaxed.

#5. Culinary Delights
From roadside diners and hipster gastropubs to classic fine dining and innovative farm-to-table eateries, we handle all kinds of appetites quite beautifully in the Finger Lakes, with lots of variety, freshness, originality, and friendly, comfortable service in our restaurant selection. 

#6. Meeting Planner Toolkit
The team at Finger Lakes Visitors Connection is here to support you every step of the way. We are your one stop shop to find the perfect location for your meeting, conference, or event. Our services include RFP distribution, site visit coordination and community connections.

#7. Scenic Beauty 
From lakes to hillsides, gardens to vineyards, our four-season destination offers the opportunity for you and your group to reenergize and unwind in the fresh air and peaceful landscape.

#8. Wineries, Breweries, Cideries
A true beverage experience awaits in the Finger Lakes. From wineries and wine trails to breweries and cideries, we have something for everyone’s taste. Farm-to-table is the way we dine and drink here, and we love to share.

#9. Shopping 
If your agenda allows time for shopping, there are many opportunities in the area. From charming village shops with unique gifts including arts and crafts from local artisans to the 180 store Eastview Mall, your attendees will be sure to find the perfect gift or souvenir.

#10. At Your Service
Our attention to detail and complimentary hospitality services will make your attendees feel welcome and ensure the success of your meeting. 


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