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

Hidden Treasures & Sweet Adventures: 1-Day Trip

Embark on a delectable journey through a tantalizing itinerary combining art, adventure, and indulgence! Begin your day by immersing yourself in the fascinating world of America's most famous dessert at the Jello Gallery Museum. Afterward, venture into the wild at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure, where a thrilling safari awaits, offering up-close encounters with majestic creatures from around the globe. As the day unfolds, treat your taste buds to a delightful climax at Yummies Ice Cream, where one of 100 unique flavors await your selection. If ice cream isn't for you, satisfy your sweet tooth with a visit to Oliver's Candies, a confectionery paradise filled with irresistible treats that will leave you with a sugary smile.


10:30 to noon

JELL-O Gallery Museum

Welcome to the birthplace of JELL-O, America’s Most Famous Dessert. Invented here in Le Roy, NY in 1897, this giggly delight has captured the hearts and minds of us all.  You’ll hear about Jell-O in unique and satisfying ways like why did the inventor sell his rights to JELL-O for $450, who bought the rights to JELL-O and made millions, who eats the most Jell-O and so much more. Shop for a JELL-O colorful keepsake too.


12:30 to 3:00 

Hidden Valley Animal Adventure                           

Begin the adventure at the Trailside Grill for a casual, sit-down lunch before heading out for a truly fascinating experience.  Step onto a Safari Bus and view exotic animals such as elk, bison, ostriches, zebras, camels, and much more! Be sure to leave time to visit the petting zoo too.


3:30 to 4:30

Yummies Ice Cream

Nothing tops off an adventurous day like an artisan ice cream cone at a quintessential hometown ice cream parlor.




Oliver’s Candies

Oliver’s is celebrating over 90 years of operation in the same location and this little shop of delights still offers delectable confections including the western New York classic ‘sponge candy.’  Don’t leave until you’ve tried it then bring some back home for family and friends to enjoy.

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