The Finger Lakes region of New York State is a true gem that has something for everyone. In addition to lovely fall scenery, you'll find all sorts of attractions to satisfy your varied interests. One thing you won't get with fall RVing in Finger Lakes is bored!
For the Intellectual
This region boasts several fascinating museums that you can spend all day in if you love history and learning. Visit the Corning Museum of Glass to view beautiful works of art and learn about the history and science of glassmaking. Make a stop in Rochester at the Strong National Museum of Play for some fantastic fun for the kids (or kids at heart!). Learn about aviation history at the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum in Hammondsport. There are also several historic homes open for touring such as the Seward house and Harriet Tubman house.
For the Wine Connoisseur
Finger Lakes is well known for its wonderful wineries. If you're traveling in a fifth wheel trailer, unhitch at your campsite and spend a day on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail. With more than 30 wineries and vineyard, you are sure to find plenty of wines that suit your tastes. Stretching around both sides of Seneca Lake, from Watkins Glen to Geneva, the wine trail takes approximately 1.5 hours with no stops ¿ so you will definitely want a whole day to enjoy this experience!
For the Nature Lover
There are many state parks to visit while you're in the Finger Lakes region. Check out waterfalls at Watkins Glen State Park and Taughannock Falls State Park, hike at Buttermilk Falls State Park, and go for a swim at Robert Tremen State Park. Gaze on the gorgeous clear water at Skaneateles Lake and take a boat tour. Then visit one of the many u-pick farms in the area for farm-fresh berries or pumpkins.
After your adventures of the day, you'll be delighted to find that Finger Lakes offers fantastic dining, theater, and other nightlife as well, so you won't lack entertainment. This beautiful region truly has it all, so be sure to move it to the top of your list of fall RV trip ideas and start planning.