A Welcome Surprise

Beyond the Border

Discover a surprising collection of wonderful things to do, places to shop, places to stay and lots of special offers.

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This Region of New York State is a Welcome Surprise!

We treat you like good friends. In the city or the countryside, in the shops and attractions, at your hotel, dining out or grabbing a local brew and a hearty meal at one of our family-friendly taverns–you’ll find a warm welcome and happy surprises! Learn more »

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  • Visit RochesterSo Much to See
    and Do!

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    Visit Rochester - See and Doo
  • FLX Getaway & Steuben County Make Wine Country your perfect destination!

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    Finger Lakes
  • Greek Peak Adventure CenterFind Adventure This Fall in NY!

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    Visit Rochester - Outdoors
  • Corning Museum of GlassFeatures New Space & New Light!

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    Scenic Wonders
  • Destiny USA & Visit Syracuse Shopping and Fun!

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    Syracuse CVB and Destiny USA
  • Waterloo Premium Outlets 100 Designer and Brand Name Stores!

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    Waterloo Premium Outlets

Something for everyone:

So Pastoral. Each one has its own personality. Each offers exceptional experiences. Above all, we love presenting you with new things to do, new places... read more »

So Festive. Come to western New York State’s cultural hot spot! Creativity lives here. There are thousands of working artists and artisan craftsmen – many of national and... read more »

So Thrilling. When it comes to multi-generational family fun, it doesn’t get any better than the places and attractions in our region of NYS. We’re so jammed-packed... read more »

So Active. Bring your bike, bring your motorcycles. Bring your hiking shoes, skis, or snowshoes. Bring your tent or RV. You’ll be swept away by our green, natural beauty... read more »

So Tasteful. Around our part of the state, terms like “locavore”… “farm to table”… “grass fed”… “organic” … and “farm markets” are a big part of our vocabulary. In plain... read more »

So Lively. Superb super-regional malls with stores you won’t find anywhere else in Upstate NY. Outlets with buys & brands so good they’ll make you dizzy. Chic... read more »


Our Area

A road trip worth your while. Exceptional experiences!

That’s what you’ll find in Rochester, the Finger Lakes, Syracuse and the Genesee Valley — the exceptional! We love surprising you with new things to do, new places to explore for any age or interest.