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Watkins Glen

This adventurous Finger Lakes' village will get your heart racing and your adrenaline pumping

214 North Franklin St.
Watkins Glen, NY 14891
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Get your heart racing and your adrenaline pumping at this adventurous and beautiful Finger Lakes’ village. While this area is home to incredible relaxing natural beauty, it is also home to the Watkins Glen International, America’s popular road course that was voted the Best NASCAR Track in a USA Today Reader's Choice Poll. Just four miles from Watkins Glen, it not only hosts high-octane racing action from NASCAR to IndyRacing Series to Vintage Cups, but world-class musical concerts as well.

The village of Watkins Glen is located in Schuyler County at the southern tip of enchanting Seneca Lake. Along with the great fishing, boating, scuba diving and other water activities this deep, glacial lake provides, the area also boasts 44 waterfalls throughout.

Beyond its stunning natural beauty, a visit to Watkins Glen will give you access to the Seneca Lake Wine Trail and more than 60 wineries, craft breweries and distilled spirits, Watkins Glen State Park, the Finger Lakes National Forest, the Farm Sanctuary, boat cruises, upscale museums and galleries and more.

Watkins Glen is also host to the largest showcase of New York State Wines in the Northeast, the Finger Lakes Wine Festival. Named one of the American Bus Association Annual Events, the Finger Lakes Wine Festival offers more than 80 wineries paired with regional artisans, music, culinary classes, and breweries all in one beautiful location.


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