Local Area Attractions
Finger Lakes Gaming and Race Track
Exciting thoroughbred racing at Finger Lakes typically begins in early April and continues through the first week of December. Finger Lakes offers an average of 10 races per day, with each day a great four-hour escape to fast paced action and entertainment. Year-Round Gaming action with over 1,000 video machines.
Sonnenberg was the summer home of Frederick Ferris and Mary Clark Thompson. A legacy of an era of wealth and elegance, the estate was sold to the Federal government by Mrs. Thompson’s heir in 1930. In 1973, it was deeded to Sonnenberg Gardens, a not-for-profit corporation formed to restore the gardens and mansion to their former glory. At Sonnenberg Gardens you may stroll on your own, take a guided tour or come to enjoy one of the many events hosted throughout the year. There is also a wine tasting room.
Plan to visit these wineries while staying at our campground -
The Canandaigua Wine Trail is a collection of unique wineries found along the western edge of the world-famous Finger Lakes Wine Region in New York State. It features many outstanding wines, a variety of shops and attractions and some of the region's most spectacular scenery overlooking beautiful Canandaigua Lake.
Casa Larga Vineyards have taken great pride in perfecting a style of wine making and entertaining, to form a unique blend of both. The rustic beauty of the Finger Lakes winery, the sheer elegance of the special events and meeting facilities, and a sincere commitment to service and quality combine to bring the most serene atmosphere possible. 716-223-4210.
Finger Lakes Wine Center includes a beautiful Victorian mansion and gardens, located at the north end of Canandaigua Lake, in the heart of the Finger Lakes Region in Upstate New York. Formerly the summer home of Canandaigua benefactors Frederick Ferris and Mary Clark Thompson, Sonnenberg (German for "sunny hill") is open to the public 7 days a week from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM, mid-May through October 13th. Explore the mansion, visit our Wine Center, stroll the grounds and walk through the many beautiful gardens. Sonnenberg Gardens is a unique and wonderful place. Take your time and explore the many sights and sounds of Sonnenberg. We also have a tram service available for individuals who want to see the grounds but do not wish to walk the entire estate. 585-394-9016.
Arbor Hill Grapery
1-800-554-2406 6461 Route 64
Naples, NY 14512
Arbor Hill is located near Canandaigua Lake in the famous Finger Lakes Region, just down the street from Bristol Mountain and smack dab in the middle of South Bristol.
Keuka Wine Lake Trail
Genesee Country Village
Spend a day within a 19th century country village. As you stroll among the 57 restored and fully furnished buildings, you will see how a log cabin settlement grew into a bustling community of stores, shops, schools, churches and fine houses. Experience vivid impressions of 19th century American country life -- the aroma of soup simmering over an open hearth and bread baking in a brick oven, the ringing of the blacksmith’s hammer, the calls of barnyard animals -- and the friendly voices of interpreters and crafts people.
Ganondagan - State Historical Native American Site
Ganondagan State Historic Site is the location of a major seventeenth-century Seneca town and its palisaded granary. The town and its associated burial grounds on Boughton Hill were designated a National Historic Landmark in 1964. Fort Hill, the site of the granary, was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1966 because it was part of the French campaign of destruction in 1687. The Marquis de Denonville, Governor General of New France, led an army from Canada against the Seneca in July, 1687. It was an effort to annihilate the Seneca and eliminate them as competitors in the international fur trade.
Granger Homestead is located at 295 North Main Street in Canandaigua. It was completed in 1816 by Gideon Granger, Postmaster General under Presidents Jefferson and Madison. As one of western New York’s finest examples of Federal architecture, this restored home is noted for unusually detailed hand-carved woodwork and many of its original furnishings. The Carriage Museum features fifty horse-drawn private and commercial vehicles.
Finger Lakes Performing Arts Center
Concerts of all kinds performed here.
The Wizard of Clay
The Wizard of Clay Pottery complex is housed in seven geodesic domes, designed and built by master potter Jim Kozlowski. The complex spans more than 20,000 square feet, and includes production facilities and retail stores where his works are displayed for sale. Their workshop is open to the public during store hours, 9-5, seven days a week. You may see pots being made and trimmed on the potter’s wheel, pottery pieces being glazed or special pieces being imprinted with real leaves (in season) and later burned away. In most cases, you can talk to Jim personally as he works, and he’s always glad to explain what he does and answer your questions.
Letchworth State Park
Every year, over one million visitors come to the park and traverse the extensive trail system to experience the breathtaking gorges and colorful fall foliage. Open throughout the year, the park offers picnicking, swimming and sightseeing opportunities.
Antiques and Markets
Antique Country Mile Trail in beautiful Bloomfield, New York, is burgeoning as an antique mecca. Home to a generous "country mile" of quality shops dotting the old Seneca Trail (Routes 5 & 20).
Enjoy shopping in this brand new spacious 11,000 square foot floor area with 60 vendors displaying a wide variety of quality items where we have made "Quality Antiques at affordable prices" our trademark. Fine china, furniture, glass, pottery, porcelain, primitives, toys, silver and much more are among the thousands of items on display. We also carry an extensive array of furniture including Victorian, primitive and period. Cookies, hot coffee and facilities are available for customers while relaxing in our Library area equipped with over 100 reference books available for your use. Located in Central NY State in the heart of the Finger Lakes Region known as the "Wine Country of the East", Antique Emporium is easily found by taking Thruway Exit 44 South for 3 miles. It will be a large yellow and brick building on the west side, as shown above, on the corner of Route 332 and Canandaigua-Farmington Town Line Road. Look for the "Three Flags" in front. 585-398-3997.
Farm & Craft Market - Hanna Junction 585-394-7740
Farmers Market - Canandaigua 585-374-5389
Other Area Attractions
Curtis Seaplane Museum - 607-569-2160. Early Aviation and Local History of Hammondsport, N.Y. www.glennhcurtissmuseum.org
Erie Canal Boat Rides
Erie Canal Trails & Locks Rt. 31 - 1-800-527-6510 1-800-4-Canal-4 www.nyscanals.gov
Erie Canal Festivals - Fairport 585-377-6010 www.fairportcanaldays.com
Hammondsport 607-569-2989 www.hammondsport.org
Beach At Kershaw Park - Family swimming located on Rt. 332
Long Acre Farms & Maze 315-986-9821 www.longacrefarms.com
Mount Morris Dam Rt. 408 - 716-658-4790 www.lrb.usace.army.mil
Roseland Waterpark 585-396-2000 /www.roselandwaterpark.com
Area Visitor Information
- Finger Lakes County Visitors Connection 1-877-FUN-IN-NY www.visitfingerlakes.com
- Finger Lakes Regional Tourism 1-800-548-4386 www.fingerlakes.org
- Chamber Of Commerce - Canandaigua 585-394-4400 www.canandaiguachamber.com/
- Hill Cumorah Pageant & Visitors Center 315-597-5851 Rt. 21 www.hillcumorah.com.
Visitor Center open daily, year round. Guided tours, displays, films, historical sites.
Visit the A-OK Cafe! We offer - KOA Coke Floats, Fish Fry's, Pancake breakfasts (Try our chocolate pancakes!)
Children's SUPER playground
New in 2003!
Great Kampground amenities
In addition to the kampground amenities already listed, we also offer the following:
- Gift shop
- Dump station
- Camper storage
- Boat rentals
- Game room
- Movie theater
- Bike & hike trails
- Frisbee golf
Seabreeze Amusement Park; Rochester
Seabreeze is just right for families: not too big, and not too small. There are attractions for little kids, big kids, "thrill-seekers" and even "passive participants". You’ll love the clean, safe, family-friendly environment and New York’s greatest variety of roller coasters. You’ll find over 75 fun attractions at Seabreeze and Raging Rivers Waterpark. 585-323-1900
Driving time from the campground:
- Albany -- 3.0 Hours
- Buffalo -- 1.5 Hours
- Boston -- 7.0 Hours
- Cleveland -- 4.0 Hours
- Montreal -- 8.0 Hours
- NY City -- 6.0 Hours
- Niagara Falls -- 1.5 Hours
- Pittsburg -- 5.0 Hours
- Rochester -- 0.5 Hour
- Syracuse -- 1.0 Hour
- Toronto -- 3.5 Hours
- Watertown -- 2.0 Hours