For a special treat, visit the magnificent Finger Lakes, a 9000 square miles of waterfalls, glacial lakes, gorges, and woods and opt in for a fantastic weekend escape. Situated near New York, this remarkable set up offers the best of nature’s gifts with a variety of outdoors options. Explore the 11 freshwater lakes and compare their beauty, whether through hiking or biking around, or canoeing and paddling on the lakes. Try the adventurous hot air balloon rides and see the beauty from the above. Song Mountain and Labrador Mountain offer great trails for skiing and snowboarding and are well equipped for the whole family to enjoy. With over 20 parks in the county, it will be hard to decide which one is your favourite. Start at Watkins Glen State Park with two miles of hiking trails along a stream that generates 19 waterfalls, or Two Rivers State Park, a picturesque setting with biking and hiking trails available. Each way you go incredible sight and sounds await.