90-120 minute drive

Rochester Experiences: Watkins Glen Farm Sanctuary

Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen

Farm Sanctuary sits on 175 acres in Watkins Glen, just west of Sugar Hill State Forest, and is home to more than 500 rescued farm animals.

Taughannock Falls winter

Taughannock Falls State Park

Taughannock Falls is one of the most accessible waterfalls in our park system. You can walk in the creek and play in the tiny cascades along the gorge.

Old Fort Niagara State Park

Old Fort Niagara

Fort Niagara was active for 300 years as a strategic stronghold during the French and Indian Wars, War of 1812, American Revolutionary War, and American Civil War.

Lily Dale Assembly

Lily Dale Assembly

Lily Dale is a lake-side hamlet of Victorian homes and cottages and the world’s largest center for the science, philosophy and religion of Spiritualism. It is both quirky and peaceful; a spiritual community unlike nowhere else on Earth.