Jennie's Guidebook

Jennie
Jennie's Guidebook

Shopping

I am a co-owner of this sweet little gift shop and gallery right in the heart of Hector on Seneca Lake. Open seasonally, everything for sale in the renovated farm stand is made within 30 miles. Check out our jewelry making experience on Airbnb. 5344 State Route 414 Hector NY 14841 Website www.hectorhandmade.com
17 locals recommend
Hector Handmade
5344 NY-414
17 locals recommend
I am a co-owner of this sweet little gift shop and gallery right in the heart of Hector on Seneca Lake. Open seasonally, everything for sale in the renovated farm stand is made within 30 miles. Check out our jewelry making experience on Airbnb. 5344 State Route 414 Hector NY 14841 Website www.hectorhandmade.com
Also in my favorite winery category but exploring Rasta's collection of funky clothing and chunky bohemian jewelry could keep you busy for hours! Also check out a monthly outdoor market called Sip and Shop hosted there every third Sunday of the month. 5882 New York 414 Hector, New York 14841 Phone+1 607-546-2974 Website rastaranchvineyards.com
15 locals recommend
Rasta Ranch Vineyards
5882 NY-414
15 locals recommend
Also in my favorite winery category but exploring Rasta's collection of funky clothing and chunky bohemian jewelry could keep you busy for hours! Also check out a monthly outdoor market called Sip and Shop hosted there every third Sunday of the month. 5882 New York 414 Hector, New York 14841 Phone+1 607-546-2974 Website rastaranchvineyards.com

Parks & Nature

A must see when in the area. It can get busy but very stunning and not a difficult walk (if you are ok with stairs). 1009 N Franklin St Watkins Glen, NY 14891 Phone+1 607-535-4511 Website parks.ny.gov
437 locals recommend
Watkins Glen State Park
1009 N Franklin St
437 locals recommend
A must see when in the area. It can get busy but very stunning and not a difficult walk (if you are ok with stairs). 1009 N Franklin St Watkins Glen, NY 14891 Phone+1 607-535-4511 Website parks.ny.gov
Nice public swimming beach, day use recreation area and boat launch. Perfect place to pull off for a picnic or take a swim! 5303 Park Ave Hector, NY 14841 Phone(607) 546-4467 Website smithmemorialpark.weebly.com
17 locals recommend
Smith Memorial Park
5303 Park Ave
17 locals recommend
Nice public swimming beach, day use recreation area and boat launch. Perfect place to pull off for a picnic or take a swim! 5303 Park Ave Hector, NY 14841 Phone(607) 546-4467 Website smithmemorialpark.weebly.com
Great day use and covered picnic area with charcoal grills. No lifeguard on duty but there is a boat launch. Lodi, NY 14860 Website parks.ny.gov
21 locals recommend
Lodi Point State Marine Park
8403 Old Lake Rd
21 locals recommend
Great day use and covered picnic area with charcoal grills. No lifeguard on duty but there is a boat launch. Lodi, NY 14860 Website parks.ny.gov
Miles of hiking, skiing, biking, horseback riding and snowmobiling trails! The only National Forest in New York. A treasure. An easy and quick thirty minute hike that we love to take our dogs on is called the Ravine Loop Trail. Website www.fs.usda.gov
84 locals recommend
Finger Lakes National Forest
84 locals recommend
Miles of hiking, skiing, biking, horseback riding and snowmobiling trails! The only National Forest in New York. A treasure. An easy and quick thirty minute hike that we love to take our dogs on is called the Ravine Loop Trail. Website www.fs.usda.gov

Entertainment & Activities

Privately owned horseback riding ranch tucked inside the National Forest. Kelly will make even the most inexperienced rider feel comfortable on her beautiful horses. Interlaken, NY 14847 Phone(607) 351-0794 Website dkranch.com
6 locals recommend
D & K Ranch
3010 Clark Rd
6 locals recommend
Privately owned horseback riding ranch tucked inside the National Forest. Kelly will make even the most inexperienced rider feel comfortable on her beautiful horses. Interlaken, NY 14847 Phone(607) 351-0794 Website dkranch.com
Unique and family friendly daytime fun! 1 Museum Way Corning, New York 14830 Phone+1 607-937-5371 Website cmog.org
252 locals recommend
Corning Museum of Glass
1 Museum Way
252 locals recommend
Unique and family friendly daytime fun! 1 Museum Way Corning, New York 14830 Phone+1 607-937-5371 Website cmog.org
Nascar of course is the most famous but there are races of all sorts all season long! A great racing event is the Grand Prix Festival in September. 2790 County Route 16 Watkins Glen, NY 14891 Phone+1 607-535-2486 Website theglen.com
132 locals recommend
Watkins Glen International
2790 County Route 16
132 locals recommend
Nascar of course is the most famous but there are races of all sorts all season long! A great racing event is the Grand Prix Festival in September. 2790 County Route 16 Watkins Glen, NY 14891 Phone+1 607-535-2486 Website theglen.com
Check out the adorable goats and try some amazing cheese! 8978 County Road 142 Interlaken, New York 14847 Phone+1 607-532-4647 Website livelyrun.com
17 locals recommend
Lively Run Dairy Farm and Creamery
8978 Co Rd 142
17 locals recommend
Check out the adorable goats and try some amazing cheese! 8978 County Road 142 Interlaken, New York 14847 Phone+1 607-532-4647 Website livelyrun.com
A family friendly museum of western art. A Smithsonian affiliate. 111 Cedar St Corning, NY 14830 Phone+1 607-937-5386 Website rockwellmuseum.org
59 locals recommend
The Rockwell Museum
111 Cedar St
59 locals recommend
A family friendly museum of western art. A Smithsonian affiliate. 111 Cedar St Corning, NY 14830 Phone+1 607-937-5386 Website rockwellmuseum.org

Food Scene

The original local farm to table experience. The pulled pork and catfish are favorites among the locals. The whole menu is to die for, great wine selection and fantastic cocktails. 5315 NY-414 Hector, NY 14841 Phone 607 546 5000 Website stonecatcafe.com
150 locals recommend
Stonecat Cafe: Regional Cuisine & Bar
5315 NY-414
150 locals recommend
The original local farm to table experience. The pulled pork and catfish are favorites among the locals. The whole menu is to die for, great wine selection and fantastic cocktails. 5315 NY-414 Hector, NY 14841 Phone 607 546 5000 Website stonecatcafe.com
High quality small plates in a cozy setting. Great wine and cider selection. Right in downtown Watkins Glen. Never disappoints! 204 N Franklin St Watkins Glen, NY 14891 Phone+1 607-210-4324 Website graftwinebar.business.site
65 locals recommend
Graft wine + cider bar
204 N Franklin St
65 locals recommend
High quality small plates in a cozy setting. Great wine and cider selection. Right in downtown Watkins Glen. Never disappoints! 204 N Franklin St Watkins Glen, NY 14891 Phone+1 607-210-4324 Website graftwinebar.business.site
A true culinary experience! The breads and spreads alone are worth a visit but the entire menu is killer! 9564 New York 414 Lodi, NY 14860 Phone+1 607-582-7555 Website danosonseneca.com
75 locals recommend
Dano's Heuriger On Seneca
9564 NY-414
75 locals recommend
A true culinary experience! The breads and spreads alone are worth a visit but the entire menu is killer! 9564 New York 414 Lodi, NY 14860 Phone+1 607-582-7555 Website danosonseneca.com
Salads, soups, sandwiches and ICE CREAM all with a great view and even better people! 4221 NY-414 Burdett, NY 14818 Phone+1 607-546-4641 Website theelfintheoak.com
72 locals recommend
The Elf In The Oak
4221 NY-414
72 locals recommend
Salads, soups, sandwiches and ICE CREAM all with a great view and even better people! 4221 NY-414 Burdett, NY 14818 Phone+1 607-546-4641 Website theelfintheoak.com
Hometown diner at its best. Toni is a pillar in the community she will make you feel right at home while serving you fantastic food. 3631 Tichenor Rd Hector, NY 14841 Phone(607) 546-7814
28 locals recommend
Toni's Diner
3631 Tichenor Rd
28 locals recommend
Hometown diner at its best. Toni is a pillar in the community she will make you feel right at home while serving you fantastic food. 3631 Tichenor Rd Hector, NY 14841 Phone(607) 546-7814
Such a gem for a little town. Everything is delicious! 133 E 4th St Watkins Glen, NY 14891 Phone(607) 210-4168 Websitethai-elephants.business.site
56 locals recommend
Thai Elephants
133 E 4th St
56 locals recommend
Such a gem for a little town. Everything is delicious! 133 E 4th St Watkins Glen, NY 14891 Phone(607) 210-4168 Websitethai-elephants.business.site
Great coffee, breakfast items baked goods, sandwiches and salads. A blues brother on rye is my favorite lunch! Owner Jessica is a ray of sunshine and magician in the kitchen! 200 North Franklin Street Watkins Glen, New York 14891 Phone+1 607-535-6900 Website glenmountainmarket.com
33 locals recommend
Glen Mountain Market Bakery & Deli
200 N Franklin St
33 locals recommend
Great coffee, breakfast items baked goods, sandwiches and salads. A blues brother on rye is my favorite lunch! Owner Jessica is a ray of sunshine and magician in the kitchen! 200 North Franklin Street Watkins Glen, New York 14891 Phone+1 607-535-6900 Website glenmountainmarket.com
Casual Italian American and pizza in downtown Watkins Glen. Delivery available seasonally in some areas. 00 North Franklin Street Watkins Glen, New York 14891 Phone+1 607-535-4254 Websitejerlandospizza.com
71 locals recommend
Jerlando's Ristorante & Pizza Company
400 N Franklin St
71 locals recommend
Casual Italian American and pizza in downtown Watkins Glen. Delivery available seasonally in some areas. 00 North Franklin Street Watkins Glen, New York 14891 Phone+1 607-535-4254 Websitejerlandospizza.com
Also a great winery, Tabora features artisanal baked goods, quiches, salads, soups and sandwiches. I love their entire menu and the atmosphere is really nice too. 4978 Lakemont-Himrod Rd Dundee, NY 14837 Phone(607) 678-4342 Website taborafarmandwinery.com
54 locals recommend
Tabora Farm and Winery
4978 Lakemont-Himrod Rd
54 locals recommend
Also a great winery, Tabora features artisanal baked goods, quiches, salads, soups and sandwiches. I love their entire menu and the atmosphere is really nice too. 4978 Lakemont-Himrod Rd Dundee, NY 14837 Phone(607) 678-4342 Website taborafarmandwinery.com
This place is opening in 2022 as Horsehead Brewing-the beer is great and I believe they are sticking with a similar model -Casual lakefront dining and happy hour spot. Watch the boats come in and out of the marina and enjoy a cold beer on the lake! 2 Seneca Harbor Watkins Glen, New York 14891 Phone+1 607-535-7910 Website village-marina.com
21 locals recommend
The Village Marina Bar & Grill
2 Seneca Harbor
21 locals recommend
This place is opening in 2022 as Horsehead Brewing-the beer is great and I believe they are sticking with a similar model -Casual lakefront dining and happy hour spot. Watch the boats come in and out of the marina and enjoy a cold beer on the lake! 2 Seneca Harbor Watkins Glen, New York 14891 Phone+1 607-535-7910 Website village-marina.com
You simply won't believe the food coming out of this small unassuming ice cream stand. Breakfast Lunch and Dinner! Johnny and Reagan's place is an absolute GEM!
6 locals recommend
Johnny's Kitchen
8560 South Main Street
6 locals recommend
You simply won't believe the food coming out of this small unassuming ice cream stand. Breakfast Lunch and Dinner! Johnny and Reagan's place is an absolute GEM!

Breweries, Distilleries and Cider Houses

Incredible beer and incredible view. One incredible sandwich, a beef on weck, on the menu! A great live music spot. 5027 New York 414 Burdett, NY 14818 Phone+1 607-546-2337 Website twogoatsbrewing.com
133 locals recommend
Two Goats Brewing
5027 NY-414
133 locals recommend
Incredible beer and incredible view. One incredible sandwich, a beef on weck, on the menu! A great live music spot. 5027 New York 414 Burdett, NY 14818 Phone+1 607-546-2337 Website twogoatsbrewing.com
Large brewery with full menu and tons of outdoor space. Live music and trivia! 4880 New York 414 Burdett, New York 14818 Phone+1 607-882-2739 Websitegristironbrewing.com
125 locals recommend
Grist Iron Brewing Company
4880 NY-414
125 locals recommend
Large brewery with full menu and tons of outdoor space. Live music and trivia! 4880 New York 414 Burdett, New York 14818 Phone+1 607-882-2739 Websitegristironbrewing.com
Awesome beer. Small place but lots of space outside! 6085 Beckhorn Rd Hector, NY 14841 Phone(610) 613-8424 Website luckyharebrewing.com
64 locals recommend
Lucky Hare Brewing Company
6085 Beckhorn Rd
64 locals recommend
Awesome beer. Small place but lots of space outside! 6085 Beckhorn Rd Hector, NY 14841 Phone(610) 613-8424 Website luckyharebrewing.com
Traditional pizzeria and quality beer! 5930 NY-414 Hector, NY 14841 Website scalehousebrews.com
64 locals recommend
Scale House Brewery
5930 NY-414
64 locals recommend
Traditional pizzeria and quality beer! 5930 NY-414 Hector, NY 14841 Website scalehousebrews.com
I love the grappas and the Seneca Drums Gin! Great selection of mixers and bar accessories too! 4676 New York 414 Burdett, NY 14818 Phone+1 607-546-5510 Website fingerlakesdistilling.com
47 locals recommend
Finger Lakes Distilling
4676 NY-414
47 locals recommend
I love the grappas and the Seneca Drums Gin! Great selection of mixers and bar accessories too! 4676 New York 414 Burdett, NY 14818 Phone+1 607-546-5510 Website fingerlakesdistilling.com
Beautiful location in a charming rural setting. Fantastic cider and food. 4017 Hickok Road Interlaken, New York 14847 Phone+1 607-351-3313 Call Website fingerlakesciderhouse.com
86 locals recommend
Finger Lakes Cider House
4017 Hickok Rd
86 locals recommend
Beautiful location in a charming rural setting. Fantastic cider and food. 4017 Hickok Road Interlaken, New York 14847 Phone+1 607-351-3313 Call Website fingerlakesciderhouse.com

Sightseeing

Sail on Seneca on the beautiful wooden schooner, True Love. Wine and beer provide onboard and multiple sails a day including nightly Sunset Cruises. Seneca Lake never disappoints. Reservations required. Watkins Glen, NY 14891 Phone+1 607-535-5253 Website schoonerexcursions.com
31 locals recommend
Schooner Excursions, Inc.
31 locals recommend
Sail on Seneca on the beautiful wooden schooner, True Love. Wine and beer provide onboard and multiple sails a day including nightly Sunset Cruises. Seneca Lake never disappoints. Reservations required. Watkins Glen, NY 14891 Phone+1 607-535-5253 Website schoonerexcursions.com

Essentials

Fantastic winery with a market section of fresh artisan groceries including meats, bread, milk, eggs, cheeses, pastas, coffee and tea etc. True tastes of the Finger Lakes. 5610 New York 414 Hector, New York 14841 Phone+1 607-387-1045 Website hectorwinecompany.com
55 locals recommend
Hector Wine Company
5610 NY-414
55 locals recommend
Fantastic winery with a market section of fresh artisan groceries including meats, bread, milk, eggs, cheeses, pastas, coffee and tea etc. True tastes of the Finger Lakes. 5610 New York 414 Hector, New York 14841 Phone+1 607-387-1045 Website hectorwinecompany.com
Great for the basics! 504 1/2 S Franklin St Watkins Glen, NY 14891 Phone(607) 535-4064 Website topsmarkets.com
29 locals recommend
TOPS Friendly Markets
504 1/2 S Franklin St
29 locals recommend
Great for the basics! 504 1/2 S Franklin St Watkins Glen, NY 14891 Phone(607) 535-4064 Website topsmarkets.com
Liquor and Beer and Wine Store 438 S Franklin St Watkins Glen, NY 14891 Phone(607) 535-7449 Website wrightsbeverages.com
Wright's Beverages
438 S Franklin St
Liquor and Beer and Wine Store 438 S Franklin St Watkins Glen, NY 14891 Phone(607) 535-7449 Website wrightsbeverages.com
Great road side stand with lots of local produce, fresh eggs, homemade jams and syrups. 4351 New York 414 Burdett, NY 14818 Phone(607) 546-4423 Website thymestandsstillfarms.com
Thyme Stands Still Farm
4351 NY-414
Great road side stand with lots of local produce, fresh eggs, homemade jams and syrups. 4351 New York 414 Burdett, NY 14818 Phone(607) 546-4423 Website thymestandsstillfarms.com