Ontario County is a beautiful and unique destination in the Finger Lakes. Here are the four main hubs of activity for you to explore.
Whether you’re looking to get as close to the water as possible or are looking for local boutiques and dining on a bustling Main Street, Canandaigua is your quintessential lake town. Situated on the northern shores of Canandaigua Lake, Canandaigua is also known for its various authentic, international dining offerings, farm-to-table spreads and the beautiful Canandaigua Lake Wine Trail.
For those looking to get some serious shopping in, Victor is your spot. With the expansive Eastview Mall located within town limits, there is entertainment aplenty, including breweries like New York Beer Project Victor Beer Hall and delicious restaurants like Lucca Wood-Fired Pizza.
For those looking to explore the expansive Finger Lakes, Geneva is the ideal location for home base. As a central part of the region, most towns are just a short drive in the car away. However, you will find can’t miss spots right in the city – including the Finger Lakes Welcome Center, Linden Street’s variety of restaurants and the historic Smith Opera House. Don’t miss the stunning wineries along Seneca Lake.
You’ll find a slower pace in Naples, which just means more time to enjoy the breathtaking vistas visible from hidden gems like the Carolabarb Park scenic overlook. Multiple wineries can be found within the village, but Naples’ crown jewel is the annual Naples Grape Festival drawing crowds in to celebrate all things grape. Did you know Naples is the Grape Pie Capital of the World? Check it out for yourself at Monica’s Pies!