Genesee County Blog

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

Pullys Farm Market ©Mark Gutman

Five Ways to Fall Into Autumn in Genesee

            Activities abound in Genesee County this time of year. Fall offers all kinds of fun for friends and…

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Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge welcome center

Visit the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge

Described as “one of the best kept secrets in Western New York”, the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge is the largest in the state. With a…

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Terry Hills Golf Course hole #14 ©Mark Gutman

Have a 'Tee-rific' Time in Genesee County

Golf season is quickly approaching and we know you’re itching to get out and play. Lucky for you, you don’t have to drive very far to…

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Local honey

A Sweet Little Store!

There's a sweet little new offering in Genesee County: Sweet Life Country Store...   ...you'll fall in love with this little country store housed…

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Celebrate National Walking Day, the Genesee County Way!

Explore these five family-friendly hiking trails in Genesee County It’s National Walking Day and we can’t wait to get outside to explore…

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Easter at Oliver's Candies

Easter is right around the corner! And from the looks of it, everyone is getting ready—including the Oliver's Candies team! For…

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The Conservation Trail

The Conservation Trail is a footpath which begins at the Pennsylvania border in Allegany State Park and extends northward about 177 miles to meet the…

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Batavia's Thomas Rocket Car

Fabricated in 1936 by Batavia native & inventor, Charles Thomas, the Rocket car was wise beyond its years with technologies that were decades…

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Sweet Dream Maple Farm ©Mark Gutman

Find Maple Farms & Fun in Genesee County

Did you know it takes 40 liters of sap to make one liter of delicious maple syrup? March is for all things maple and here’s what you’ll…

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Alpaca Golf Apparel

Alpaca Golf Apparel

Alpaca wool is a perfect fiber for golf wear. Surprised? We know. It's a breathable material that checks all the boxes: lightweight, wicking, durable…

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Coffee Karma ©Lauren Humphrey

Coffee Break: Stay & Sip Awhile at These Seven Coffee Spots in Genesee County

We’re convinced, there’s nothing better than a fresh cup of coffee. The fresh-ground, dark brown beans make all of your senses come alive…

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D & R Depot Restaurant ©Popmenu

Ten Dining Experiences for a Romantic Evening Out

Ladies, slip into that fancy dress you’ve been looking for an excuse to wear. Gents, put on a nice button-down and tie. Take a night to enjoy…

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7 Stellar New Year’s Resolutions: Genesee County Style

You made the promise - 2019 is the year to do it all and do it right. And in Genesee County, we’re here to help. We’ve rounded up seven…

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Put the “Win” in Winter with a Genesee County Staycation

Winter activities may call to mind snuggling up on the couch with a good book or movie and a hot drink, but there’s so much more to enjoy from…

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Warm Up and Brush Up on Local History: 10 Museums to Visit this Winter

The snowy season is the perfect time to explore a museum (or two, or three). And Genesee County is the perfect place to find interesting information…

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Eat, Drink, and Be Merry: Winter Festivities & Fun in Genesee County

Sleigh bells ring, children sing, and winter is all around us. The holiday season has arrived, and celebrations and festivities abound in Genesee…

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Stock the Tree, Stuff the Stockings, and Save: Shop Local this Holiday Season

The holiday season is filled with family, friends, great food… and lots of shopping. This year, skip the big box stores and crowded malls…

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Life in Luxury at River Spring Lodge

Imagine the perfect weekend getaway. It’s comfortable, secluded, and your every need is anticipated and cared for. Most importantly, it’s…

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Tasty New Courses At Local Championship Course

Terry Hills Golf Course & Banquet Facility has been a community staple for over 40 years. The 27-hole championship course draws locals and…

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Staff Picks: Eight of Our Favorite Food Spots on Batavia's West End

On a daily basis, we are tempted by all of the delicious dining options in Genesee County. With so many restaurants to choose from, we often…

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