Welcome to NYS Routes 5 & 20 – your link to the Finger Lakes Region and the Greater Niagara Region!
This 135-mile long corridor that traverses New York State from east to west is a visitor’s dream come true. Yes, Routes 5 and 20 has something for everyone – wine tasting, antique shops, historic sites, theme parks, four-season outdoor recreation, fine dining and lodging, scenic rural landscapes and quaint villages, festivals and theater, … And best of all you’ve gotten off the expressways to take a drive along an Authentic American Road. Don’t forget to stop for a root beer float, a drive-in movie or to just watch the wildlife.
With its parks, rolling farmland, waterfront activities and scenery, Route 90 provides a magnificent backdrop for a wide range of activities and events along its 50-mile corridor. A combination of rural simplicity, culture, and historic charm offers visitors an escape from the busy world. Stretching south from the Town of Montezuma along the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake, the Route 90 Scenic Byway turns east in the Town of Genoa, and continues along through rolling, dramatic hills and farmland to the Village of Homer.Explore the wonders of the Route 90 Scenic Byway - you’ll discover unique shops, swimming and boating opportunities, wildlife and scenic views, hiking, and a region rich in history!
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge7000 acres of wetland that provides habitat for over 300 species of birds and wildlife.Route 5 and 20, between Auburn and Seneca Falls, 315-568-5987, www.fws.gov/r5mnwr
Long Point State ParkTwo boat launches, dock, picnic facilities, and swimming.Lake Rd., Off Rt. 90, Aurora, 315-497-0130, www.nysparks.state.ny.us/parks/
Taughannock Falls State Park