Genesee County Blog

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

The Boys of Summer!

by dsitler

Crack! The ball flies into right field and over the fence at Dwyer Stadium in Batavia. Or at least that’s what the Batavia Muckdogs and their…

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JELL-O Gallery Museum Entry

JELL-O Gallery and LeRoy House: an All-American experience

If you're feeling in a patriotic mood this weekend, go to LeRoy, NY and visit JELL-O Gallery Museum and LeRoy House for a slice of American life and…

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Kayaking Tonawanda Creek from Kiwanis Park in Batavia, NY

by dsitler

As part of exploring further the Tonawanda Creek, on our latest adventure we decided to drop the kayaks in at Kiwanis Park at 3808 West Main…

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Kayaking and Canoeing Tonawanda Creek in East Pembroke, NY

by dsitler

The Tonawanda Creek in Genesee County offers numerous opportunities to go kayaking or canoeing. The slow, meandering waterway (which eventually makes…

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Nice crowds and a beautiful day greets the Victorian Home Tour in Batavia

by dsitler

It was a picture perfect day for the inaugural Victorian Home Tour in Batavia on Sunday, May 17. A very nice turnout by attendees got to view…

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Batavia prepares for Victorian Home Tour this Sunday

by dsitler

By their appearance alone, Victorian Homes are beautiful and full of allure. Sometimes when you see one, do you wonder what’s inside? This…

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Darien Lake debuts its newest ride "Rolling Thunder"!!!

by dsitler

Darien Lake Amusement Park's 2015 season opens tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. and a thrilling new seven-storey circular ride called "Rolling Thunder"…

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An amazing Darien Lake deal - 3rd night 50 percent off, 4th night free!

by dsitler

  Darien Lake Amusement Park in Darien Center, NY continues to add to their legacy of family fun when the 2015 season opens at 10:30 a.m.…

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Discover what lurks in the water! Pond Discovery program this Saturday.

by dsitler

Delve into some wild creature encounters this Saturday, May 9, when the Genesee County Park & Forest hosts a “Pond Discovery” program…

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Batavia Public Market: something for everyone.

by dsitler

The Batavia Public Market (4535 West Saile Drive, Batavia) is the place to be every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and  features over 50+…

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Batavia Public Market: much more than food

by dsitler

The Batavia Public Market (4535 West Saile Drive, Batavia) will make its debut this Saturday, May 2 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and will feature over…

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Five fun hiking trails in Genesee County

by dsitler

Swallow Hollow Nature Trail at Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge[/caption] From a relatively short walk to a more heart-pumping hike, Genesee County,…

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D & R Depot

D & R Depot – a cut above the rest

by dsitler

There are many of us out there who love a good bowl of French Onion soup. You usually keep a note of which establishments have great tasting or unique…

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Farm Tours in Genesee County

Living sandwiched between two fields my whole life, at least two barns visible from our front porch, farm life has always been just steps away. The…

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Be Our Guest in Darien Lake's NEW Guest House Rentals!

by Elissa

Genesee County is proud to be home to New York State’s largest theme park – Darien Lake! Darien Lake opened in 1954 and has undergone many…

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Kutter's Cheese Factory with Tony Kutter

Of all the art and artifacts in Tony Kutter's home in Corfu, one he's quick to show off is a German beer stein presented to his father, Leo, after he…

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Oliver's Candies

by Kelly

Chalets are an uncommon sight in Western New York (being indigenous to Switzerland and all). So when you spot something like a big alpine lodge along…

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