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Best things to do in Schuyler County

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“The hike up the Gorge at Watkins Glen is fabulous. I recommend you walk up because you see so much more going up. Coming down may be slightly easier but you don't see as much. If you haven't done it; Do it. The Village of Watkins Glen is such a little tourist stop. Great place to pick up a souvenir.”
87 locals recommend
Cafe
“This place is awesome! It’s 45 min dive on the other side of the lake but so worth it! Make a reservation, you can sit inside or out! Food is amazing! ”
48 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Hazelnut offers the best in farm-to-table fine dining. Great for a celebratory dinner or fancy date night, this small restaurant offers a formal yet cozy atmosphere. You will definitely need a reservation if you want to sample their chef's amazing local/seasonal menu.”
47 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Favorite local brewery, unique building with spectacular view, lots of live music and...BEER! ”
45 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“If you're into NASCAR you already know about this place, if not you'll soon be swept away. It's a blast. Local shops often have racecar drivers and their cars and autograph sessions, even for a novice it's a blast!”
22 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
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“After the concert, or as an alternative evening activity, head over to Atlas Bowl in Trumansburg, where you can eat and drink and bowl - all at the same time! This funky restaurant was a makeover of an old grocery store, and it has a fun vintage vibe. The menu offers tasty hipster-vintage-Americana fare. If you're a Big Lebowski fan you'll feel right at home, and you should probably try a boozy milkshake.”
32 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Small plates to share and serving very good local wines. Cozy spot for smaller groups. Located in downtown Watkins Glen.”
17 locals recommend
Café
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“Stop in Burdette on your way to Watkins Glen for breakfast at this lovely cafe. You'll feel right at home with quality self-serve coffee, excellent baked goods, and filling breakfast entrees.”
16 locals recommend
Cafe
“Gimme! is the go-to coffee shop in the Ithaca area, and we are lucky to have one in T'burg. Coffee is the main thing here, of course, but they also serve some pastries. Great for people-watching on Main Street!”
24 locals recommend
Food
“A bit more of a hike than Abandon Brewery but totally worth it! Great craft beers and live music every weekend!! And the view at sunset...you won’t be disappointed! They even have games for the kiddos!”
20 locals recommend
Forest
“Stop by the ranger station on 414 for trail maps. I’d suggest the Ravines Trail for a short hike.”
13 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Breakfast and lunch with mouth watering waffle breakfast sandwiches and lobster rolls for lunch with friendly staff and great views”
12 locals recommend
Cafe
“open for breakfast and lunch and dinners on friday and saturday thursday and friday 8-2 saturday 8-12 sunday brunch 9-1”
18 locals recommend
Office
“There are thirty-one member wineries on this trail. The trail's by-words are "Grown Here. Made Here". Please visit the trail's website senecalakewine.com for more information”
14 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“This is located in the midst of the town of Watkins Glen. Hike up and down the gorge which was formed thousands of years ago by glaciers or take a shuttle either way Wear sneakers and take your camera ”
12 locals recommend
Vineyard
“Excellent dry wines In July and August Thursday nights are a must with singing by the Bollicelli Brothers and the Shuck Yeah food truck”
15 locals recommend