Genesee County Blog

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

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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Fill Your Easter Baskets with Oliver's Candies

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

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The Great American Takeout Logo

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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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...'ll fall in love with this little country store housed…

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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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