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Things to do in Schuyler County

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Well worth it! Take the bus up to the top and walk down! Or walk up and down. Either way a must see!”
  • 91 locals recommend
Café
“This place is awesome! It’s 45 min dive on the other side of the lake but so worth it! Make a reservation, you can sit inside or out! Food is amazing! ”
  • 48 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Hazelnut is very fine dining -- you will enjoy an incredible meal and experience here. Hazelnut is a little gem that people come from afar to enjoy! You'll need to make a reservation.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Fun place. Beer is good. Only serves roast beef sandwiches but they are delicious. All freshly made. Has picnic tables out on deck with beautiful view of Seneca Lake. Music Sunday afternoons”
  • 47 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
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“Atlas offers wonderful cuisine from Chef Brit, a beautiful bar, and a vintage bowling alley, along with an environment without TV screens everywhere. Nice place to celebrate or just have a drink with friends!”
  • 35 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Home to Nascar and IMSA racing, private race clubs, and the annual Wine Fest (July), and Vintage Car Street Race (Sept). Check their website for all the events!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Food
“We enjoy riding down the east side of Seneca Lake to this place. They make great beer and serve local wines as well. Pumpkin Ale with the sugar rim is one of my favorites. They have a bbq menu with pulled pork and Mac n cheese and some soups and chili’s along with other favorites. They have indoor and outdoor seating with views of the lake. Can play cornhole outside and janga. Music on weekends as well as Thursday nights. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Office
“About an hour and a half away but gorgeous scenery and great wines from multiple wineries. My favorite is Wagner Winery- they offer tours of there facility.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Café
“Gimme! is the go-to coffee shop in the Ithaca area, and we are lucky to have one in T'burg. Coffee is the main thing here, of course, but they also serve some pastries. Great for people-watching on Main Street!”
  • 25 locals recommend
Forest
“Stop by the ranger station on 414 for trail maps. I’d suggest the Ravines Trail for a short hike.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Small plates to share and serving very good local wines. Cozy spot for smaller groups. Located in downtown Watkins Glen.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Nature
“This is located in the midst of the town of Watkins Glen. Hike up and down the gorge which was formed thousands of years ago by glaciers or take a shuttle either way Wear sneakers and take your camera ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Café
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“Stop in Burdette on your way to Watkins Glen for breakfast at this lovely cafe. You'll feel right at home with quality self-serve coffee, excellent baked goods, and filling breakfast entrees.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Cody and the crew really know how to make a great meal! And the view of the lake is gorgeous too! ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Vineyard
“Excellent dry wines In July and August Thursday nights are a must with singing by the Bollicelli Brothers and the Shuck Yeah food truck”
  • 15 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“The only full-sized grocery store in Trumansburg. They have deli and take-out pizza options. It has a gas station on one end and an attached liquor store (with a separate entrance) on the far end.”
  • 14 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Café
“This place is awesome! It’s 45 min dive on the other side of the lake but so worth it! Make a reservation, you can sit inside or out! Food is amazing! ”
  • 48 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Hazelnut is very fine dining -- you will enjoy an incredible meal and experience here. Hazelnut is a little gem that people come from afar to enjoy! You'll need to make a reservation.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“Atlas offers wonderful cuisine from Chef Brit, a beautiful bar, and a vintage bowling alley, along with an environment without TV screens everywhere. Nice place to celebrate or just have a drink with friends!”
  • 35 locals recommend
Café
“Stop in Burdette on your way to Watkins Glen for breakfast at this lovely cafe. You'll feel right at home with quality self-serve coffee, excellent baked goods, and filling breakfast entrees.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Cody and the crew really know how to make a great meal! And the view of the lake is gorgeous too! ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“LV offers a wide variety of very good dishes on their menu, and happy hour drinks 2 for 1! Consistent and friendly!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Hot Dog Restaurant
“"F.L.X. Wienery is a casual wine-country hang out for locals and visitors alike, in the heart of the Finger Lakes Wine Trail. Featuring an array of hot dogs, hamburgers, sausages and french fries, F.L.X. Wienery makes a perfect spot for a relaxed lunch or dinner. ABOUT US Christopher & Isabel opened F.L.X. Wienery in May of 2014 after many years in fine-dining including nearly a decade of managing Relais & Chateaux/Grande Chef properties and Forbes Five-Stars including the Hotel Fauchere and The Inn at Dos Brisas."”
  • 13 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
“My go-to for Pizza in Watkins Glen! Good Italian food if you want to sit down in the restaurant. *Pro Tip: If it's a busy weekend order a pizza from the Montour location (10mins away) and checkout the amazing Shequaga Falls when you go to pick it up.”
  • 14 locals recommend

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