Except during the brief total phase of a total solar eclipse, when the Moon completely blocks the Sun’s bright face, it is not safe to look directly at the Sun without specialized eye protection for solar viewing. Here are safety tips - courtesy of NASA - that will help you view the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse in Western New York!
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!
There are fun & exciting ways to enjoy the 4th of July this year - here are local celebrations taking place near you!
We have amazing events to help you ring in the New Year, and then celebrate 2020 connecting with our beautiful natural landscape. Here’s some suggestions on New Year’s Eve Foodie Fun & a couple First Day Hike adventures you can enjoy with friends and family!
Approximately 400 miles of snowmobile trails opened in Wyoming County, December 18, 2019! Explore beautiful rolling hills, wooded forests, open fields and even ride through Letchworth State Park - as you experience an amazing & unique adventure in our County unlike any other. For a free snowmobile map, call the Wyoming County Chamber & Tourism office at 585-786-0307!
Looking for the perfect tree for the holidays? We have some amazing options for you – from U-Cut to Pre-Cut & even freshly prepared wreaths – these real trees will be a truly special centerpiece in your home. Come celebrate the holidays with us and buy your Christmas tree at a local tree farm!
It’s ice cream season in Wyoming County. You probably have your favorite go-to ice cream spots – or maybe you’re looking for a hidden gem you didn’t know about. Well we’ve got some suggestions for you!
The 2019 visitor guide offers readers an engaging visual experience, while providing valuable travel and hospitality information to tourists and residents, and the 700,000 visitors to Letchworth State Park each year. The visitor guide is also linked to the Wyoming County Tourism website GoWyomingCountyNY.com featuring...
Wyoming County's own River Spring Lodge is the newest member of Select Registry, a diverse collection of independent, boutique properties located throughout the U.S. The luxury, chef-driven inn is ideal for executive retreats and romantic getaways and is a perfect weekend getaway from Buffalo, Rochester NY and Southern Ontario, Canada.
Our friends from Travel Mammal paid a visit to Letchworth State Park, the Grand Canyon of the East last week - and boy did they have a great time! This showcases so many of the amazing locations within Letchworth, including the three major waterfalls, the gorge, Balloons Over Letchworth and so much more! Located about an hour east of Buffalo and about 3 hours south of Toronto, this great piece is a wonderful way to share this gem with our neighbors to the north!
Tourism is Critical to Wyoming County's Economy - providing revenue, jobs and opportunities for tourists and residents
Tourism remains a critical component to the Wyoming County economy and the New York State's recently released tourism data backs it up with encouraging numbers. Wyoming County Chamber's tourism program continues to build on previous year successes by reaching out to more visitors with new promotions, targeted marketing, and strong partnerships. According to the state's recently released data from Tourism Economics, an Oxford Economics Company, New York State's tourism economy expanded in 2017 with 4.4% growth in traveler spending, reaching a new high of nearly $67.6 bi...
The BPO will perform classical & pop favorites at 8pm culminating with fireworks over the gorge at 9:30pm. The Saturday, July 14th events will be held at the Archery Field Overlook in the park, just inside the Castile entrance. All activities are outdoors and the public is encouraged to bring their chairs and blankets. Here's the schedule of events!
The Haunted History Trail of New York was recognized at the 2018 Rochester PRism Awards on Thursday, Jun. 14. The statewide tourism trail earned two recognitions for excellence in marketing and public relations – one first-place PRism Award and one Award of Excellence. The PRism was awarded for the Trail’s “Spooky” Social Media. In 2017, they hired Break the Ice Media (BTI), to create and execute a strategy around Facebook, Twitter and Instagram Channels, with a goal to increase reach, tap into new audiences and increase overnight visitation. Social channels saw ...
The Lemuel Maynard Wiles exhibition in Perry - Hudson River School Artist & Early Letchworth Painter
Have you heard of Wyoming County’s own artistic pioneer Lemuel Maynard Wiles? Lemuel Maynard Wiles is associated with the famous group of artists known as the Hudson River School. Over 40 of his paintings are available for all to see at the Perry Public Library!