July – Full Speed Ahead

July – Full Speed Ahead feels like there’s not enough time to fit it all in. We are not even half way done with the month and there is still so much to do. The 1795 Acorn Inn Bed and Breakfast, located just seven miles from Canandaigua Lake, just had a cancellation for July 20th and 21st in hour Hotchkiss Room. Therefore, hurry up and book it cause it won’t be free for long.

Nothing says summer quite like a wine or beer tasting – and at Belhurst Estate Winery you can do both! Located on the grounds of Belhurst Castle, and right on the shore of Seneca Lake, visitors can taste Belhurst’s award-winning wines. Additionally, be among the first to check out the new craft beer tasting bar, with three brews right on tap. They also offer food and wine/beer pairings. So, visit belhurst.com/winery-craft-beer for more information.


July – Full Speed Ahead and More…

Summertime heat in the Finger Lakes calls for an iced coffee, and there’s no better place for coffee than Finger Lakes Coffee Roasters! As a result, your Innkeeper at the 1795 Acorn Inn Bed and Breakfast serves Finger Lakes Roasters Out of Africa blend at breakfast. With various locations around Ontario County, and an online store, there’s no better way to have rich, aromatic coffee year-round. Enjoy classics like Canandaigua blend, Seneca blend and Lake blend (and 100+ other options). And, enjoy the FLX scenery with a cup of Finger Lakes Coffee Roasters coffee!

The Nature Conservancy has two preserves within Ontario County that are perfect for summertimeexploration! Visit Rob’s Trial Preserve in Springwater for gorgeous trails connecting the only two undevelopedlakes in the Finger Lakes — Canadice and Hemlock. On the east side of the county, find West Hill Preserve in Naples with a diverse ecological backdrop.

Pizza, Festival & Fair

After a fun-filled day out on the lake, or at one of Ontario County’s attractions, grab your group for dinner at Neapolitan Brick Oven Pizzeria. The Pizzeria focuses on fresh ingredients to make a superior brick oven pizza (the sauce and dough are made in-house daily). Located right in the small town of Naples, Neapolitan is the perfect way to enhance your day of outdoor fun. Naples is on the south end of Canandaigua Lake, just 15 minutes from the 1795 Acorn Inn Bed and Breakfast.

Celebrate tradition at the 27th annual Native American Dance & Music Festival on July 28-29 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The two-day event features a wide range of Native American traditional dancers, musicians, storytellers, and artists sharing their living Native American culture, crafts, and arts with festival goers.

You’re invited to the 175th Ontario County Fair! A diverse line-up of events and agriculture fun, the Fair is great for families and people of all ages. July 24-28. Tickets are sold on-site for events. Located in Canandaigua, the fair is fun for all.


Ontario County Fair

A face only a mother could love.

Lastly, close out July at the free Canandaigua Lakefront Art Show held at Kershaw Park on July 29 and 30. The event features several food vendors, dozens of art exhibitors, and community groups filling the lakefront Kershaw Park. For the first time, there will also be a wine and beer garden at the festival. Tickets for the garden are $10, and it will be in a gated area off the festival.

About The 1795 Acorn Inn

The 1795 Acorn Inn Bed and Breakfast is a luxurious, Canandaigua Lake Bed and Breakfast. A romantic AAA Four Diamond Lodging located in New York’s Finger Lakes. The Inn is the only Bed and Breakfast in New York to received this prestigious award for 23 consecutive years. According to AAA, “Four Diamond establishments are upscale in all areas. Accommodations are progressively more refined and stylish. The physical attributes reflect an obvious enhanced level of quality throughout. The fundamental hallmarks at this level include an extensive array of amenities combined with a high degree of hospitality, service, and attention to detail.”

So, stay with us and don’t forget to schedule an in-room massage in our Hotchkiss Room, Bristol or Barn Suites. Additionally, chair massages are now available in all rooms. And don’t forget to check out our Packages Page for special value stays. We have a wonderful Free Weeknight Package in May and June every year. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon.

Check Out Our Recipes

Eggs benedict with veggies...breakfast at the 1795 Acorn Inn in Canandaigua

Eggs Benedict

French Toast Creme Brulee garnished with strawberries

French Toast Crème Brûlée

On chilly fall and winter mornings, guests will enjoy our baked apples cooked with granola, maple syrup and cranberry juice. These particular apples were served on blue and white plates

Baked Apples