Check out May Touring Tips for Canandaigua and the western Finger Lakes. You don’t want to miss a thing. May is a great month to visit. The weather is still cool. The crowds are still at home. And, the perennials are in full bloom. Take advantage of our Free Weeknight Package in May and June. Stay two weeknights and the third one is on us. Two full days to explore. You will need them.
What better place to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than at Rio Tomatlan? Celebrate the right way with a band, DJ andthe famous margaritas and tacos! You’re not celebrating right if you’re not at Rio! Sign up for a class at Quiote, Rio’s new educational space upstairs, while you’re there too. Rio Tomatlan, 106 Bemis Street, Canandaigua, 14424.
And they’re off to the races! The 2018 racing season has begun at Finger Lakes Gaming & Race Track! Between races check out the gaming floor with over 1,500 gaming machines. Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, 5857 NY- 96, Farmington, 14425.
For a cool place to unwind, head to the northern shores of Canandaigua Lake and have a drink lakeside at The Sand Bar at The Inn on the Lake. If you have a boat, dock along the waterfront at the hotel. The Inn on the Lake, 770 S. Main Street, Canandaigua, 14424.
The Bloomfield Academy Museum is open for all you history buffs out there! In addition to ongoing exhibits, there is a program on historical subjects on the third Thursday of the month. For May, on May 17 the program will be 19th Century Gunsmiths of Ontario & Wayne County. All programs are free to the public. East Bloomfield Historical Society, 8 South Ave., E. Bloomfield, 14443.
Bristol Mountain Aerial Adventure Park is open on weekends! Soar through the air on seven courses with 100 elements including ziplines, tight rope walks, rope ladders and bridges. Some elements reach almost 60 ft. high. Reservations are recommended. 5589 South Hill Road, Canandaigua, 14424.
Your Innkeeper loves to cycle in the Finger Lakes. Her favorite ride is ten miles around Canadice Lake. May is National Bike Month, so it’s time to hop on a bike and ride around the lakes! Ride some of Ontario County’sgorgeous trails at Dryer Road Park in Victor, Harriett Hollister Spencer Park in Springwater or Ontario Pathways Rail Trail in Canandaigua. Bike rentals are available at Geneva Bicycle Center, 489 Exchange Street, Geneva, 14456.
Mother’s Day is almost here! Celebrate your mom by taking her for brunch at one of these beautiful lakefront restaurants offering Mother’s Day Brunch specials: Belhurst Castle, Geneva on the Lake, New York Kitchen, Ramada Geneva Lakefront, The Honeoye Boat House Grille and The Inn on the Lake.
The 1795 Acorn Inn Bed and Breakfast provides luxury accommodations in the Finger Lakes. Located just ten minutes from Canandaigua in a peaceful country setting. Conveniently located to many of the activities listed above. The 1795 Acorn Inn B & B has several great packages during the months of May and June. Check out our Packages and Specials. You may just find a great value to go along with a great stay.
Bonus Tip! – Celebrate the rich heritage of Clifton Springs at the Sulphur Springs Festival on Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2. Weekend activities include: live musical acts, games for the kids, food, wine, beer, a car show, and more! The festival is free and takes place in Downtown Clifton Springs. For more information, including a schedule of events visit the link above or call the Clifton Springs Chamber of Commerce at (315) 462-8200.
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