Home to sparkling waterfronts, breathtaking scenery & world class wineries

Welcome to Yates County, one the most memorable and magnificent regions of the Northeast. Located in Upstate NY in the heart of the Finger Lakes, come escape to this scenic destination boasting a selection of lakefront views, lush vineyards and awe-inspiring countryside.

Water

Seneca, Keuka and Canandaigua Lakes serve as the anchor to the region’s wealth of natural beauty. Visitors can enjoy fishing and boating, swimming, canoeing, kayaking or even explore waterfalls along the lakes’ outskirts.

Wine

Yates County is the largest grower of wine grapes outside of California, with 20 of the world’s finest wineries spanning 5,000 acres of lakeside vineyards. Travel along the Keuka and Seneca Lake wine trails and savor the enticing flavors, sights and smells year round.

Wilderness

Explore the rolling landscape by hiking the many trails the region has to offer, including the Keuka Outlet Trail, which was ranked one of the 25 best hiking trails in the Northeast. Stop at some of the region’s many historic country markets, U-pick fruit stands and bed and breakfasts along the way.