Area Attractions

Keuka Lake and the Finger Lakes is a perfect destination. Visitors from around the world come for the natural beauty, the pristine lakes and our world class wineries.

We invite you to make Amber Waves Farm Bed & Breakfast your base as you discover the riches of Keuka Lake and the Finger Lakes.


pals_logo Pal’s Car Service – A locally owned and operated Wine Tour and Luxury Black Car Service based out of Penn Yan, NY. Born from a love of the region and a desire to share the experience of the Finger Lakes in a safe and luxurious environment. Whether it is a Wine tour or Beer tour, a trip around a lake, or a night out, we will provide a professional, friendly and courteous chauffeur to escort you safely.


 HamondsportKeuka Lake – Shaped like a Y, Keuka ranks third in size among the Finger Lakes. The hamlet of Branchport is located at the tip of the lake’s northwest arm and the Village of Penn Yan tips the northeast arm. At the lake’s south end is the Village of Hammondsport. Keuka Lake’s water is very clear and well oxygenated at all depths, enabling fish to occupy both shallow and deep water habitats. The lake serves as a public water supply for Hammondsport, Branchport, Penn Yan and Keuka College.


Hammondsport – The Cradle of Aviation and Heart of the New York State Wine Region. The Coolest Small Town in America!!! Keuka Lake – Jewel of the Finger Lakes. Both are year ’round destinations, you will find endless offerings to meet your every need. World class wineries, aviation history, water sports, hiking and biking and our world famous scenic views.


KLWT_LogoThe Keuka Lake Wine Trail – The Finger Lakes of New York is the largest and most celebrated wine producing region in the Eastern United States. At its heart lies Keuka Lake, whose spectacular beauty and glacially-deposited soils inspired early grape cultivation and the birth of America’s wine industry in 1860. Today, Keuka Lake’s wineries craft some of the world’s most beautifully balanced and vibrant wines, and we take equal pride in the warmth of our hospitality.


HuntcountryHunt Country Vineyards – Open 7 days a week year round for wine tasting and winery tours. Complimentary wine tastings for guests of Amber Waves Farm Bed and Breakfast. Just mention you’re staying at Amber Waves and sample the Hunt Country experience.




Curtiss_MuseumGlenn H. Curtiss Museum– Of all the famous aviation pioneers who have been honored for their dedication to the dream of manned flight and their genius for making that dream come true, few can match the creativity and determination of Glenn Hammond Curtiss.


 Keuka Lake State Park
Keuka Lake State Park, located in the heart of wine country, has a gentle charm, offering views of vineyard-covered slopes, glimmering water and clear blue sky. The park’s camping areas have 150 tent and trailer sites. A swimming beach, picnic shelter, boat launch ramp, docking space and hiking trails open several  recreational avenues to visitors.

The Corning Museum of Glass – Home to the world’s largest collection of glass, showcasing 3,500 years of glass art and history, The Corning Museum of Glass welcomes visitors from around the world to explore the amazing properties of glass. Get hands-on with the science of glass in the Innovation Center, watch live, narrated, glassmaking demonstrations, and Make Your Own Glass souvenir for a small fee. The Corning Museum of Glass is located in Finger Lakes Wine Country.


Keuka Outlet Trail – One of the very first “rail trails”, the Keuka Outlet Trail is a multiple-use trail, open free to the public year-round between sunrise and sunset for hiking and other forms of foot-travel (snowshoeing, cross-country skiing) as well as for bicycling, horseback riding, and dog-walking. The creek may be fished and paddled.


wgiWatkins Glen International – The list of legendary drivers that have graced the streets of Watkins Glen and the twists of Watkins Glen International is almost second to none.  The stars of all forms of racing – sportscar, open-wheel, and stock car – have come to The Glen since 1948.


ScreenHunter_04 Sep. 05 13.43The Windmill – The Windmill is the first and friendliest farm and craft market in upstate New York, located right in the heart of the Finger Lakes Wine Region.  Midway between Penn Yan and Dundee on NY Route 14A, The Windmill has become a premier tourist attraction, with a weekly attendance exceeding 8,000 – 10,000 people.