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Geneva, N.Y.

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This City of Geneva is located in the heart of the Finger Lakes Region at the northern tip of Seneca Lake, an area rich in history and natural beauty.

Dotted with eye-catching historic structures, Geneva's downtown district is home to many unique shops, services and cafés. At the heart of downtown Geneva is The Smith Opera House, among the oldest operating theatres in the United States.

Throughout the year, The Smith hosts music, theater, dance and other cultural events. Hobart and William Smith is a proud sponsor of Geneva Concerts, a concert series that annually brings esteemed dance and music performers to the region.

The Geneva community is also proud of The Geneva Historical Society, which maintains Rose Hill Mansion, a National Historic Landmark considered one of the finest examples of Greek Revival Architecture in the United States.

Known as the gateway to the Finger Lakes, Geneva is also a common starting point for visitors touring the Seneca Lake Wine Trail. All told, the Finger Lakes Region is home to more than 48 wineries with vineyards covering more than 10,000 acres.

The Finger Lakes

Finger Lakes


In the heart of New York State lay 9,000 square-miles of land and water known as the Finger Lakes region. Named for the shape of the 11 pristine lakes that highlight the area, the region is best known for its natural beauty and award-winning wineries.

As the birthplace of women’s rights movement and a path along the Underground Railroad for slaves escaping to freedom, the Finger Lakes region is proud of its rich local culture and history.

There is always something new to discover in the Finger Lakes. From festivals to fishing, from wine tastings to regional cuisine, from kayaking to relaxing as the sun sets over the lakes, New York’s Finger Lakes provide ample opportunities to celebrate all of life’s moments.

To learn more about New York’s Finger Lakes, visit www.fingerlakes.org.