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The Best Reasons to Visit the Finger Lakes in April

You don’t need to wait until the summer to plan an epic vacation to the Finger Lakes region of New York State. You can explore our area’s wineries, state parks, and more with a trip to the Finger Lakes in April! It’s also the best time to visit the Finger Lakes region to enjoy fewer crowds. So, what are you waiting for? Read on for more information about planning a trip to the Finger Lakes in the spring including popular activities and where to stay! 

When you’re ready to start planning your trip, request our free Finger Lakes Vacation Guide. This planning tool is filled with local insight on the best things to do, see, and more during your trip to the Finger Lakes region during any time of year! 

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Top 3 Things to Do in the Finger Lakes in April 

Due to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19, the Spring Wine & Cheese Event listed below is subject to change. Please visit the event’s website for the latest information. Thank you for understanding! 

1. Spring Wine & Cheese Weekend 

The Finger Lakes is the largest wine region in New York State. So, it’s no surprise that this area is home to more than 100 wineries and some amazing wine-centric events! Be sure to attend the Spring Wine & Cheese Event hosted by the Seneca Lake Wine Trail when you visit in April. This annual event celebrates the art of wine and food pairings, and each attendee will receive a variety of samples of wine and cheese-themed dishes. 

2. Waterfall Hikes at State Parks 

The Finger Lakes region is known for its natural beauty. Lounging by the lakeside isn’t the only way to soak up the magical views this area has to offer. Waterfall hikes are one of the most popular spring activities in the Finger Lakes region! Spring is the best time to view these waterfalls, as the winter’s remaining snow melts, creating more water to cascade down the rock faces. 

Watkins Glen State Park is the best place to go for a waterfall hike. This New York state park is home to 19 waterfalls, which are accessible via the parks’ beautiful stone staircases, bridges, and tunnels.   

Can’t get enough of what Watkins Glen State Park has to offer? Be sure to check out additional Finger Lakes waterfalls

3. Stay in a Rental With Finger Lakes Premier Properties 

Now that you know about all the best things to do in the Finger Lakes in April, it’s time to decide where to stay. If you’re searching for a beautiful Finger Lakes rental home that can accommodate your every need, look no further than Finger Lakes Premier Properties. Discover the largest selection of beautiful lakeside and off-lake rentals when you browse through our inventory. 

Browse a full inventory of our Finger Lakes rentals to start planning your trip. We can’t wait to show you around! 

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