The Finger Lakes may be the ultimate location to
experience Agri Tourism at its finest.Locals and vacationers
alike - cannot seem to get enough of our beautiful country
setting. Is it because most people are at least a couple of
generations removed from the rural lifestyle once
commonplace among the population? Whatever, Agri
tourism offers a way to get back in touch with your
Beginning in early Spring, come to experience the magic
of the Sugar Shack as clear sap from the Sugar Maples is
converted into the most delicious Maple Syrup you can
imagine. Come and pick fresh Strawberries and
Raspberries in June at Jerome's You Pick Em. You can even
learn to make homemade Strawberry or Raspberry Jam.
Blueberries at Blueberry Hill in July,participte in the
Grape Harvest and the Fall Foliage Festivals, fresh
Apples in September at a nearby apple orchard, and Pumpkins
and Squash abound at roadside markets, or choose your
own Christmas tree from a nearby Christmas Tree Farm. Every
month of the year there is something special going on to
take part in whether it is learning about herbs and making
your own herb tea at Healing Spirits Herb Farm or learning
to make your own healing herb salves just as they did so
many years ago.
Visit a spectacular milking parlor at a working farm that
produces the milk you drink each day where you will be
welcomed to tour the facilities, or go horseback
riding at a nearby stable or at Letchworth State Park. You
will be awestruck at the beauty. In the winter enjoy a
sleigh ride together across the snow. Cross country skiing
and snow shoeing are also nearby at the Cummins Nature
Center in nearby Naples.
Learn about wine making and sample award winning wines at
any of a hundred or more vineyards. Experience Monica's
famous Grape Pies as seen on HGTV and take in the beauty of
our awesome Canandaigua and Keuka Lakes.
You can even visit our newest Agri Tourism attraction:
the Cohocton Wind Farms, to survey a spectacular form of
renewable energy. A great topic for your student's term
Whatever the Agri Tourism interest you want to
enjoy you will find it here in the Finger Lakes
Villa Serendip is a romantic Finger
Lakes Bed and Breakfast in upstate New York,
ideally situated in the heart of the
Finger Lakes wine country,
midway between NYC and Toronto and just off the I-390 and
the I-86 Expressway. Convenient to beautiful Letchworth
State Park, Canandaigua Lake and Keuka Lake and all
Finger Lakes attractions.
The home was built in 1860 for Samuel Fitch Woodworth, a
descendant of one of Americas first families. It has been
grandly returned to its original splendor, and we are proud
to say our guests tell us it is one of the most
enjoyable and romantic
places to stay in the Finger Lakes.
Don't take our word for it
- read our
Guest's Comments for honest opinions about this bed and breakfast.
Victorian b&b is the perfect
place to spend your romantic honeymoon, anniversary, or special
getaway weekend. We offer a number of
to choose from, and we can always arrange a "special
your s arrival of fresh cut flowers, champagne, or gourmet
Villa Serendip combines the personalized service and
comfortable atmosphere of a bed and breakfast with the
amenities you would expect at a luxury hotel where we
strive to meet your every expectation.
We invite you to come and take a
romantic step back in time into an era of sincere
hospitality, grand entertaining, and magical ambiance. A lavish gourmet
breakfast is included each morning; featuring the "Villa's"
signature recipes lovingly prepared and elegantly presented
by owner Fran Ambroselli.