Our area has many attractions that make for a very inexpensive and fun day trip. How about a wonderful day mixing and matching some of these family fun attractions within a few minutes of Ganondagan? Any costs of visiting noted. Some places have memberships that offer free admission or may have specific events that vary in cost. Check the sites by clicking on their name for more details. We hope you visit us soon!
Ontario County Historical Society
Learn about the history of the area. Of note, a copy of the Pickering or Canandaigua Treaty is kept at the Ontario County Historical Society.
Tour the house, grounds, buildings, and carriage museum.
Victor Historical Society (Valentown Museum)
Valentown Museum contains thousands of artifacts, objects & heirlooms that represent the local 19th century history of the Victor area. Located across from Eastview Mall.
Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
Beautiful as well as historic gardens and mansion. Tour them all including the Japanese Garden with its very uncommon tea house.
Victor Hiking Trails
Oodles of well-maintained trails to hike. Some connect to the trails at Ganondagan.
Genesee Country Village & Museum
In season, Genesee Country Village & Museum features costumed interpreters in restored historic buildings, breathing life into an authentic 19th-Century Country Village. One of the largest living history museums in the country located just outside of Rochester, NY, in Mumford, it is also home to the John L. Wehle Gallery and a nature center.
Stroll along the shore of Canandaigua Lake or take a dip in the lake to cool off. While here, walk over to the City Pier for fishing and to get a view of Squaw Island.
Wizard of Clay
See master potters in their workshop create handmade pieces. Shop the retail store and visit the nature trails.
The Apple Farm
Almost in sight of Ganondagan, this is a family run farm where you can pick apples, buy baked goods, drink cider, and when in season, enjoy tractor rides and more.
Powder Mills Park & Fish Hatchery
Trails and picnic areas. Fish hatchery.
Other Western & Central NY State Destinations
Our region is filled with so many wonderful destinations for fun, exitement, and learning it is difficult to list them all. Here is a small list of other destinations that are more than a few minutes from Ganondagan but they are all excellent and well worth adding to any trip within our region!
Matilda Joslyn Gage Historic House and Center
A foundation and historic center celebrating one of the founding women involved in the women's suffrage movement, Matilda Josyln Gage. Be sure to learn more about how Matilda was adopted into the Seneca Wolf Clan.
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