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Scenic Route 90

Basics
Location:
Scenic Route 90 is located in the Finger Lakes Region of western New York near Cayuga Lake
Length:
50 miles (80 km)
Fees:
No Fees

Description

Running through the Finger Lakes region of western New York, Scenic Route 90 bypasses farmlands and small towns as it zips along the shores of beautiful Cayuga Lake. Antiquated homes and shops line the streets with facades reminiscent of 18th Century life.

Scenic Route 90 begins in Homer, just north of Cortland, and ends in Montezuma in the western portion of New York in the Finger Lakes/Wine Country region.

Here, in the heart of New York's wine country, there are numerous opportunities for fun and recreation. In addition to shopping, museums, and sight seeing, several parks located near the Lake offer facilities for camping and water sports. At Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, naturalists thrill to the inhabitants of the wetlands. And at Long Point State Park, there are excellent boating and fishing facilities.

Points of Interest

Points of Interest Along The Way

Frontenac Museum (NY)

Built in 1840, this former Presbyterian church is now filled with exhibits about the Finger Lakes area. It provides a walking tour of Union Springs.

Directions

The museum is on Route 90 in Union Springs.

Genoa Rural Life Museum (NY)

Serving as a tourist information center for the Finger Lakes region, this museum also fetures a one-room schoolhouse and Threshing Barn built in the early 19th Century.

Directions

The Genoa Rural Life Museum is located at the junction of Routes 90 and 34B in King Ferry.

Harriet Tubman's Home (NY)

Visit the last home of Harriet Tubman, a famed worker on the Underground Railroad in the 1800s, in Auburn, New York.

Directions

In Auburn

Long Point State Park - Finger Lakes (NY)

Long Point State Park provides great boating and fishing opportunities.

Directions

Long Point Atte Park is located off of Route 90, 4 miles south of Aurora.

Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (NY)

Seward House (NY)

The home of William Henry Seward, who served as Governor of New York, United States Senator, and Secretary of State to Presidents Lincoln and Johnson. Guided tour includes Civil War Era memorabilia.

Directions

THe Seward House is located at 33 South Street in Auburn.

Details

Location:
Scenic Route 90 is located in the Finger Lakes Region of western New York near Cayuga Lake
Length:
50 miles (80 km)
Main Roads:
NY-90 N
Fees:
No Fees

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