Genesee County Blog

Check out our blog for hand-selected things to see and do in Genesee County direct from the experts

exterior of Batavia Downs with guests entering

Explore all that’s happening in Downtown Batavia

Batavia, NY is conveniently located halfway between Buffalo and Rochester, at exit 48 on the NYS Thruway (I-90) or along State Route 5. Offering ample…

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Experience the charm of Le Roy, NY

Located on the eastern border of Genesee County, The Village of Le Roy, nestled along the beautiful Oatka Creek, is one of the most picturesque…

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Antiquing Adventures

Calling all antique lovers! If you love the thrill of the hunt and dream of uncovering hidden treasures tucked away, we have good news for…

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Fall Adventures In Genesee County

There is so much to see and do this time of year in Genesee County! Below we have rounded up a few of our favorites offering fun for all ages. From fall seasonal treats to farm tours - there is truly nothing like fall in Western New York, enjoy!

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Your First Stop: The Genesee County Visitor Center

Are you on your way to nearby Niagara Falls from New York City or vice-versa? Passing through, from one of our neighboring states or…

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Best Bites in Genesee County

Coming together for a meal is a time-honored vacation tradition. Whether you’re sitting down to a delicious home cooked spread, or letting everyone order exactly what they want, the best memories are those you make together at the table. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite spots to grab a bite as you cruise through Genesee County!

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A Weekend Getaway in Genesee County NY

Drop the kids off with Grandma and hit the road- it’s time for some children-free rest and relaxation! Whether you’re celebrating an…

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Easter Shopping at Oliver's Candies & Sweet Life Country Store!

              Easter is right around the corner and everyone's favorite chocolate store has been busy making…

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Sweet Dream Maple Farm

Enjoy Maple Season Offerings

Although the official State-wide Maple Weekend Festivities have been cancelled this year, many maple farms are still offering opportunities to visit,…

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Ribbon Candy Oliver's

It's Holiday Season at Oliver's Candies!

Walking into Oliver’s Candies is a treat for the senses – the smell of chocolate and other sweets-in-the-making, the shelves of bright,…

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Takeout and Delivery In Genesee County

Updated 11/23/20   If you are a restaurant or eatery in Genesee County and would like to be included please fill out this survey.…

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Genesee County, NY Virtual Meeting Backgrounds

Add some fun to your Zoom Calls and add a background of one of Genesee County's attractions. First you'll want to right click your favorite image…

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Mother's Day 2020

This year, mom deserves some extra special treatment!  Our local businesses are ready to help you spoil all the moms in your life. Here's a list…

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Puzzles at Adam Miller's

Boredom Busters For The Whole Family!

Many of us have been home now for several weeks or more and have exhausted our to-do lists, completed all of our puzzles, and binged-watched all of…

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Canoe Launch

Five Great Kayak & Canoe Launch Sites

Whether for exercise, adventure, stress relief or connecting with nature, kayaking and canoeing are a favorite activity in Genesee County!…

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The Great American Takeout

TAKE 2 is today, Tuesday, March 31! A national coalition of restaurants is asking U.S. consumers to participate in “The Great American…

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Explore these five family-friendly hiking trails in Genesee County

Explore these five family-friendly hiking trails in Genesee County Get outside to explore all that spring has to offer! Step-out to enjoy these five…

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Christmas in the City ©Andy Olenick

Holiday Happenings

The next two weekends are jam-packed with holiday fun! From train rides to crafting and everything in-between, there's a festive event for everyone.…

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Grizzwoode poster ©Eli Fish

Thanksgiving Eve Celebrations

Coming home for the holidays or just passing through? Be sure to stop at one (or all) of these festive 'Thanksgiving Eve' gatherings! Grizzwoode |…

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 Winter in Downtown Batavia

Make a Holiday Impression: Shop Small, Gift Big, Buy Local

With the first snowfall under our belts, we’re all starting to create our holiday shopping lists.  There’s so many wonderful shops in…

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