New York February 27, 2017
Most People Have No Idea Just How Unique This Village In New York Truly Is
The majority of New York’s residents can agree that we know the high value that our small towns hold. With so many to visit, it can be difficult deciding which destinations you want to check off of your bucket list first. If you’re looking to explore a less-known village that’s unique and exactly what dreams are made of, then you’ll want to start planning your trip to Naples ASAP! You won’t regret it.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
Take a scenic drive out to the Finger Lakes until you find yourself just south of Canandaigua Lake in the village of Naples.
Right in Ontario County, the village brings you out into the Finger Lakes Wine Country amongst beautiful open landscapes.
Visitors will be able to enjoy unique restaurants in Naples such as the colorful and delicious Roots Cafe.
Featuring a back patio that offers a view that embodies what the Finger Lakes is all about, the homemade meals at Roots Cafe will simply wow you. You'll find that the cafe uses local ingredients when they're in season, giving you a special taste of what the area has to offer.
To find out more about the Roots Cafe and to stay up to date with their events,
click here to view their Facebook.
197 North Main Street Naples, NY 14512
Like all of our amazing small towns, Naples features a wonderful gift shop - Artizanns!
One of the best things about visiting a small town is getting to shop around all of the mom and pop stores, that offer so much more than any big-box retailer ever could. While you're here, you'll want to make sure you take home a souvenir or two for you and your loved ones. The shop features tons of unique handmade items and artwork created by locals that you won't find anywhere else.
Open all year long, you can find out more information about this gift shop if you
118 North Main Street Naples, NY 14512
One of our favorite things about visiting this area? It's filled with endless options for you to explore natural wonders like Grimes Glen!
There are a ton of great outdoor destinations for visitors to enjoy in Naples (we'll get to that in a minute), but to be more specific? You'll want to make sure you visit Grimes Glen before you leave town. The 32-acre park can be found in the heart of village and features 60-foot tall waterfalls and trails that will lead you to unforgettable places. The park is known for having crystal clear water that you'll only really believe once you see it for yourself, and is a popular destination to visit during our warm summer months.
To find out more about this unbelievable park that you must visit,
4703 Vine Street Naples, NY 14512
Aside from Grimes Glen, it's more than worth mentioning that this isn't the only great outdoors space you'll find in Naples. Other places that are worth checking out include Ontario County Park at Gannet Hill where you'll find one of our favorite overlooks in the area and great hiking trails, as well as amazing parks like Conkin Gully and the Cumming Nature Center.
With so much exploring to do in Naples, you'll want to know where the best places for you to fuel up after an adventure are. That's where locations like Wohlschlegel's Naples Maple Farm come in handy!
Pleasing your sweet tooth and awakening your senses, the smell of maple will bring a smile to your face when you visit Wohlschlegel's Maple Farm! The family-run farm has long been a favorite place for those in the area to stop and get their maple fix. From bottles of maple syrup that are ready to go home with you to sugary treats that you'll have a hard time not devouring all at once, this farm is every maple lovers heaven.
To find out more information about Wohlschlegel's,
8064 Coates Road Naples, NY 14512
And while we have the attention of your sweet tooth, let's talk about how this village is home to the amazing and famous Monica's Pies.
If you weren't already familiar with our resident's favorite flavor of pies, we'll be happy to inform you that the answer is
grape. And it's universally known that there's no better place to get a Grape Pie than Monica's in Naples. Included in our list of
best places to get a pie
in the Empire State, this small-town shop is open all year long! Unlike other locations in the area that only offer their pies seasonally, Monica's will never let you down and is open all throughout the year.
To find out more about what this delicious shop has to offer,
7599 Route 21 Naples, NY 14512
Which leads us to our next reason for loving this village, it's the host of the Naples Grape Festival!
There's no denying that New York is home to some of our country's most incredible festivals. If you haven't already figured out by now that North Main Street is where you can find some of Naples' best attractions, then let this festival be another reminder. Since 1961, Naples has held their grape festival every September across the street from the Memorial Town Hall. The festival offers visitors live music, crafts, the World's Greatest Grape Pie Contest and most importantly all things grape.
To find out more information about this festival,
154 North Main Street Naples, NY 14512
With so much to do and see, you'll certainly want to book a stay in town so that you can make this experience longer than just a brief day trip.
There are quite a few charming locations in Naples that will give you an amazing stay, but if you're looking for a getaway location that will completely charm you to your core, you'll want to make a reservation at the Mountain Horse Farm B&B. The bed and breakfast is surrounded by picturesque open fields and even features a horse sanctuary where horses of all ages come to settle in their forever home. Guests can visit with the friendly horses as well as enjoy more luxurious features like their spa and glamping options offered on the property.
To find out more information and to book your stay,
How to get here:
7520 West Hollow Road Naples, NY 14512
What’s not to love about Naples? Since you’re already out amongst the Finger Lakes, you’ll also want to check out
The Town Of Penn Yan That’s So Delightful You Won’t Be Able To Drive Through It Without Stopping!