The Finger Lakes are better experienced when you are on tour. Upstate New York is home to some of the best food in the country and when you combine the two you get an unforgettable food tour on the Finger Lakes.
For more fun things to do during your stay, check out our free Vacation Guide. You’ll find an extensive list of the best things to do in the area from a local’s point of view. Indulge in fabulous restaurants, stimulating outdoor activities, and incredible shopping. See for yourself!
Flower City Food Tours
Flower City Food Tours has been hosting walking food tours in downtown Pittsford, NY since 2016. Founded by a husband and wife duo, the Davenport’s have brought tourists and curious locals closer to the culinary treasures along the Erie Canal.
Sample everything the Rochester suburb has to offer when you book one of the five tours they offer. While you can sample and eat along the 3 hour 1.5 mile tour, there is more than just food involved.
Tour guides will give you the history of the architecture, local culture, and culinary insights about the picture perfect area. Beverages are provided at most stops, but you are free to bring your own bottled water. Pets are not allowed on the tour and we recommend bringing sunscreen dependent on weather. Tours are held rain or shine so plan accordingly!
Finger Lakes Food Tours
Finger Lakes Food Tours offers four distinct experiences that you can plan along with private tours available on request. Tickets must be purchased ahead of time and tours run regardless of weather so plan accordingly!
- “Not Your Typical Mennonite & Amish Tour” is a 4.5 hour tour starting in Penn Yan, NY and travels around Yates County. The Rail Riding tour is offered seasonally between May through the end of October.
- The North Shore Lakefront Tour explores the Canandaigua Lake culinary scene. Learn about the legends of the Seneca Native Americans, enjoy farm to table lunch, and sample award winning wines all along scenic Canandaigua Lake.
- If you aren’t hungry, try the Montezuma National Wildlife Tour Adventure to birdwatch for America’s national bird!
- A Return to Yesteryear is an hour long historical walking tour of North Main Street Canandaigua, NY. Learn about the pivotal Susan B. Anthony trial and bask in the New York weather.
Stay Near the Best Finger Lakes Food Tours
Choose the best Finger Lakes vacation rental that’s most convenient for you and your crew. We offer rentals on several of the lakes! Imagine returning from your wonderful food tour and relaxing waterside while you finish the evening with a dessert wine and good music.
Check our availability and book your dream vacation outdoors today!