Something new arrived in Rochester early in 2018 – an urban winery. We’ve read a few articles about the place, were curious and decided to check it out recently and left impre...

DestinationFLX seeks to provide you with usable content – not just ideas for places to go or things to do. Our tours focus more on quality over quantity, and we avoid the “dri...

"Just opened" is generally not something you want to hear about a winery since creating quality bottles of the grape goodness takes patience and time. But the folks at Weis Vi...

About Honeoye lies at the northern end of its namesake, Honeoye Lake, which is abundant with plant and animal life at only 30 feet deep. Sandy Bottom Park includes trails and...

The Herons of The Lakes “Shh, I want a good shot of that crane!” Those not used to life around the Finger Lakes may want to get a good picture of the “crane” that’s perched...

When and Where? Officially established in 1791, Canandaigua covers just under five square miles at the top of Canandaigua Lake, and is roughly 30 miles southeast of Rochest...

Marc Schulz and his wife Dawn founded Prison City Brewing in 2014 but long-held the dream of creating a noteworthy brewpub in the Finger Lakes. We had the privilege of intervi...

Location The city of Auburn lies in a perfect location for a day trip or short drive from the airport in Syracuse. Auburn sits at the northern tip of Owasco Lake in Cayuga Co...

Location Nestled at the north-end of Seneca Lake is the small city of Geneva, often referred to as the “Gateway to the Finger Lakes.” The city’s land resides in Ontario Count...

Location The City of Ithaca surrounds the southern tip of Cayuga Lake. Located in Tompkins County, Ithaca has an estimated population of just under 31,000 and a footprint of ...

Location Situated at the northern tip of Skaneateles Lake, the town of Skaneateles is only an 18.7 mile drive southwest from Syracuse by way of Highway 175W. The town is loca...

Get Your Vote On April 2018! The Finger Lakes (FLX) region is home to a growing roster of top notch breweries, and we decided to hold a contest to choose your favorites! This...

The wait is finally over (for team DestinationFLX anyway!)! More than a year of sweat and toil produced our new web portal, which officially launches today, to promote the Fin...

One of the most influential, yet lesser known aviators in history was born in 1878 at the southern end of Keuka Lake. Glenn Curtiss was always a child of high-intelligence and...

The Finger Lakes region has ties to the military, dating back to the Sullivan Expedition in the late 18th Century, and Seneca Lake is still home to a Navy sonar testing facili...

Belhurst Castle is now part of a sprawling entertainment and tourism company, which includes the resort, wine making, a spa and salon, and multiple restaurants (Edgar's Restau...

The gravel crunches under the tires as we pull into the narrow Lively Run Dairy driveway, past the traditional farmhouse, and up to the tasting room just in front of the produ...

Several of the Finger Lakes taste makers I talked with always put Anthony Road Wine Company near the top of their lists but we somehow never made it there – until recently! Th...

The birth of flight is often associated with Ohio or the Outer Banks of North Carolina thanks to the Wright Brothers. But did you know that Hammondsport, NY might just be the ...

On a hillside just off State Route 89, with arguably the best view of Cayuga Lake – and perhaps in the whole Finger Lakes – sits the property of Toro Run Winery. The long, gra...

The Finger Lakes Region in Central New York is most-known for fantastic wines and scenery. But it is increasingly being recognized for its breweries, and Rooster Fish in Watki...

Climbing Bines is a working hop farm and beer brewery – and thus far, my favorite in the region! The hop farm was established in 2010, and is a 1.5 acre planting comprised of ...

Corning, NY. Corning? This town has some serious, and surprising beverage and food options right downtown. We had lots to choose from after touring the Corning Glassware Museu...

Seneca Lake’s east side offers a longer, stunning vista from its wineries – most are more than a mile off the lake across a sweeping, slow-climbing hill. Lamoreaux Landing lik...

Sometimes necessity is the mother of invention. Okay, or in our case, necessity leads to a really solid lunch and a favorite new “local spot.” The DFLX team was on our way to ...

Just beyond the quaint downtown streets of Honeoye Falls, CB Craft Brewers – or CB as you’ve seen on their recognizable logo – is housed in a big, cream and red barn. The loca...

DestinationFLX is a bit different from other tasting tour and Finger Lakes promotional websites. Our goal is to provide you with usable content – not just ideas for places to ...

The Left Bank is more than just a gallery and event space in Geneva, NY. It is even more than just the physical center point of Linden Street, which is a cultural and entertai...

Starting a company is a big undertaking, so why make the effort? DestinationFLX started out of frustration while planning our wedding in 2015 (which was held May 2016 at Lamor...