There's gifts out there made locally and only available at mom & pop gems - right here in Wyoming County! So here's a Shop Small Saturday rundown to help you save money, find the perfect gift, and help you enjoy a mirth-filled start to the holiday season. SPOILER - we've snuck in some Black Friday goodness in here as an appetizer (because we LUV U).
Wyoming County, NY played an important role in the women's suffrage moment. This piece outlines three stops along the National Votes for Women Trail. At each location stands a historical marker highlighting the important role Wyoming County played in the Women's Suffrage movement. Each of these locations is publicly accessible, and awaiting exploration!
Halloween is nearly here, and we have rounded up plenty of ghoulish adventures for you to enjoy this year - most of them family friendly - with a few spooky gems sprinkled in for good measure. If you're in it for the candy, or just looking for scares - this is the list for you!
As the leaves turn brilliant shades of yellow, orange and red, we have everything you need to enjoy Fall in style. Just a short drive from Buffalo, Rochester & the Finger Lakes, come experience our must-do-list this season. From the Grand Canyon of the East and Letchworth State Park, to apple cider, hiking trails, cozy cottages, craft beverages & more - fantastic Fall adventures await you here!
Voted by Sunshine Magazine, as the 12th best Classic and Contemporary Craft Show in the nation, the Letchworth Arts & Crafts Show & Sale is one of the premier artisan festivals in the country – taking place October 8-10 in Perry, NY – minutes from beautiful Letchworth State Park, home of the Grand Canyon of the East!
On the moonlit night of July 13, 1855, four men and two boys were fishing in a boat on Silver Lake. As they began to row the boat in, each passenger watched as a nearby floating log began to move, dipping in and out of the water. Then without notice, a horrid beast leapt from the water, showing itself in all its glory before splashing back into the murky water and disappearing. That evening, legend of the Silver Lake Sea Serpent was born.
There's plenty of summer fun to be had, so get outdoors at Beaver Meadow! Canoe the beaver pond, explore wildflowers & insects and enjoy a campfire night hike. We have the rundown here for you and your family - just a short trek from Buffalo & Rochester!
Attention outdoor rec enthusiasts, mark September 10th on your calendars! Letchworth State Park is hosting its first annual Outdoor Rec Fest to give visitors an opportunity to see and try over 30 ways for all to enjoy the great outdoors at Letchworth. Whether you are an avid adventurer or a beginner, the Outdoor Rec Fest offers an experience for all!
The Mount Morris Dam tour is ideal for active visitors with an interest in engineering and natural resource management. This popular ranger guided walking tour lasts approximately 1 hour and includes a steep 1 mile trek into the Genesee River Gorge to the top of the Mount Morris Dam. From the top of the dam, there are great photo opportunities and amazing views of the gorge from a unique perspective.
Escape the bright lights of the city and enjoy the magic of our dark skies. Let the Milky Way galaxy wash over you, see stars, planets, shooting stars & more - right here in Western New York & the Finger Lakes!
Whether you have scheduled a vacation packed with family fun or you live local and are looking for a change of activity, Western New York’s Wyoming County is rich with family and kid-friendly activities for everyone to enjoy. Kid-friendly activities in Wyoming County range from outdoor fun, mini golf, exotic animal adventures and dinosaur museums! Take a look below at 5 family and kid-friendly activities you don’t want to miss while you are in Wyoming County.
We hope you're enjoying your adventure on the Arcade and Attica Railroad, as you step back in time aboard the last operating train excursion in New York State. After your trip on the A&A, don't miss out on fun and exciting experiences for families and adults right in the Village of Arcade. From Coop's Red Caboose and local recreational parks to craft beverages and shopping, there's exciting adventures for everyone!
This July, get outdoors at Beaver Meadow - explore damselflies & dragonflies, go canoeing and hike amongst wildflowers. We have the rundown here for you and your family - just a short trek from Buffalo & Rochester!
Farmers' Market Season is here! Here are three great are markets you can visit - while connecting directly with local farmers and producers. Purchase fresh vegetables, maple products, cheeses, flowers, an assortment of meats, lotions, and crafts, while consuming art & entertainment in these amazing rural communities.
Summer fun has arrived, and we want you to hit the trail, hear the wind rustling the leaves overhead, and enjoy all the delicious ice cream. That's what summer is all about!