Finger Lakes

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Finger Lakes — Named for the elongated shapes of Seneca Lake, Cayuga Lake, Keuka Lake, and eight smaller lakes, upstate New York’s picturesque Finger Lakes region is full of quaint bed-and-breakfasts, top-notch wineries, and stunning lake vistas. The jewels on the fingers are the region’s state parks, eleven of which sit on lakefronts while an additional half-dozen feature water-carved gorges and waterfalls.

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For a relaxing getaway visiting quaint towns, browsing antiques, and sampling the region's wine.

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July 16, 2013 by ShermansTravel Editorial Staff

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