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Finger Lakes Drive/Ride Vacation

Distance: Approximately 2 hours from Niagara’s Queenston-Lewiston bridge and 2.5 hours from Gananoque’s Ivy Lea bridge border crossings to Geneva, NY.
Description: Pick the Finger Lakes Region for your next cycling vacation! This area is home to glacier carved lakes, stunning waterfalls and scenic parks. Choose to explore quaint towns, unique museums, wineries or fabulous shopping opportunities!

Geneva, NY and Watkins Glens, NY are convenient spots to start touring around Seneca Lake either by car or by bike.

For information on the Seneca Lake Winery Cycling Trail, click here.
Attractions: If you’re travelling from Niagara, here are some must-see attractions on your way to Seneca Lake, NY:

If you’re travelling from the Gananoque area, consider a scenic drive hugging the southern shores of Lake Ontario. This route is part of the Great Lakes Seaway Trail and is one of the best cycling areas in the USA. There are fantastic lake views, lighthouses and many State Parks that offer picnicking and camping.

  • For those who enjoy sailing and boating, plan a stop at the Antique Boat Museum located in Clayton, NY.
  • In the city of Oswego, NY visit the Fort Ontario State Historic Site. Dating back to the War of 1812, it was occupied by the US Army through WW II as a refugee camp.

Consider a detour to Chimney Bluffs State Park to view unique clay rock formation by the water’s edge before heading south to Geneva, NY.
Additional Information: Learn more about the Finger Lakes Region

For a listing of AAA recommended campgrounds, refer to Woodall's Campground Guides available for purchase at all CAA Stores.

For information about attractions, accommodations, restaurants, and events in the area, refer to the AAA New York TourBook® available to CAA Members at all CAA Stores or download eTourBook online.
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