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New York's Falls to the Finger Lakes
New York's Falls to the Finger Lakes

Genesee County - Thrills & Americana Adventures!


Batavia Downs Racetrack & Gaming

The day starts off with a bang at BATAVIA DOWNS RACETRACK AND GAMING. Entertainment meets luck at Batavia Downs Gaming and Racetrack. With more than 800 gaming machines and live harness racing right on-site, it is the premier place to be for casino-style action. Also home to four restaurants serving food trackside, bar-style, or in a fine-dining atmosphere, you’re sure to find a “win” regardless.

TRAVEL TIME ESTIMATE: 30 MIN
SUGGESTED TIME ALLOTMENT: 2 HRS


Ollie's Candies

Indulge your sweet tooth at OLIVER’S CANDIES. Tasty treats of all kinds can be found at this local family-owned and award-winning establishment. From unique chocolate creations, to handmade ice cream, to the regionally-adored sponge candy – the hardest part of your day will be deciding what to take home. This sweet little candy shop has been an institution in the area for generations.

TRAVEL TIME ESTIMATE: 5 MIN
SUGGESTED TIME ALLOTMENT: 30 MIN


Eli Fish Company

On tap for lunch is some delicious food and drink at ELI FISH BREWING COMPANY. The first commercial brewery in the town of Batavia in nearly 100 years – Eli Fish made history when it opened its doors in early 2018. Hosting 20 taps of local brews, 10 of which are originals, you’re sure to find something to suit your taste here. The brewery is also home to two FreshLab restaurants – a vegan offering, Eden Café and Bakeshop and Eat Well Grill.

TRAVEL TIME ESTIMATE: 5 MIN
SUGGESTED TIME ALLOTMENT: 1.5 HRS


JELL-O Gallery Museum

Take a trip down memory lane at the JELL-O GALLERY MUSEUM. The wiggly, jiggly dessert that everyone knows and loves was invented in 1897, and no place tells the story of JELL-O better than this local jewel. From its humble beginnings, to the best of its marketing campaigns, “America’s Most Famous Dessert” has a home here.

TRAVEL TIME ESTIMATE: 10 MIN
SUGGESTED TIME ALLOTMENT: 1.5 HRS

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