Family Friendly Finger Lakes

The region of Finger Lakes has a lot to offer families who are traveling with kids. Featuring more than 650 miles of shoreline, the Finger Lakes are a perfect and affordable destination to bring the whole family. The lakes and sprawling farmlands provide families plenty of opportunities to explore public outdoor spaces and historical landmarks.

If you are ready for a change of scenery, take a walk in the historic downtown area. There are also more than 135 family-friendly museums and 80 art galleries you can visit in the neighborhood. There are so many great things to do, start planning today!

Ithaca Farmer`s Market

Agricultural vendors grow and offer high quality fruits, vegetables, meats, eggs, poultry and dairy products. Food vendors bring a wide variety of freshly baked goods, jellies, honey, and sauces as well as delicious meals to eat at the market. Many talented artists and craftspeople sell their exceptional, locally made items.
Location: Steamboat Landing, 545 3rd St
Phone: (607) 273-7109

Corning Museum of Glass

You can explore every facet of glass at The Corning Museum of Glass. See more than 35 centuries of glass artistry in the galleries, explore glass innovations in our hands-on science and technology area, and watch live glass demos - all day, every day of the week. You can even Make Your Own Glass! And, the best news of all? Free admission for kids and teens, 19 and under!
Location: Corning, NY
Phone: 607-937-5371
Toll Free: 800-732-6845

National Museum of Play

The Strong museum is an exciting, hands-on, welcoming place to play, learn, and dream; a place to pretend, wonder, and explore; a place to discover the past and imagine the future; and a place to rekindle memories and make new ones.
Location: Rochester, NY
Phone: 585-263-2700

The Sciencenter

The Sciencenter inspires excitement for science through interactive exhibits and programs that engage, educate and empower. The hands-on museum offers guests of all ages more than 250 exhibits, educational programs, a gift shop, and a seasonal outdoor science park. Look, touch, listen & discover at the Sciencenter.
Location: Ithaca, NY
Phone: 607-272-0600

Watkins Glen International

Visit the historic track in Watkins Glen today!
Location: Watkins Glen, NY
Phone: 1-866-461-RACE

The Windmill Farm & Craft Market

Welcome to The Windmill Farm & Craft Market. The Windmill is the first and friendliest farm and craft market in upstate New York, located right in the heart of the Finger Lakes Wine Region. Midway between Penn Yan and Dundee on NY Route 14A, The Windmill has become a premier tourist attraction, with a weekly attendance exceeding 8,000 - 10,000 people. -From
Location: Penn Yan, NY
Phone: 315-536-3032

Rochester Museum & Science Center

From planetarium shows to simulated submarine rides, the Rochester Museum and Science Center is filled with activities for every family member to enjoy! The museum contains a number of interactive, child-friendly exhibits as well as numerous historical exhibits. The Strausenburgh Planetarium, which is located directly next to the museum, offers numerous star shows and IMAX films. Come to the RMSC and discover and explore to your hearts content!
Location: Rochester, NY
Phone: (585)-271-4320
Captain Bill`s boat excursions

Captain Bill`s boat excursions

A visit to Seneca Lake is not complete without stopping at Captain Bill`s, located at the southern end of Seneca Lake, in beautiful upstate New York. Captain Bill`s provides a magnificent view, and offers many other breath taking experiences. Take a dining or sightseeing cruise, or just stroll our beautiful lakefront with your family and friends.
Location: Watkins Glen