The Area Around The Yorkshire Inn
It almost doesn't matter what your interests are, you will find it in the area. (If you are looking for cosmopolitan fervor and inner-city rat race, this is the wrong area.) We are surrounded by family farms and friendly people.
- Amish and Menonite Furniture and Crafts
- Antiques - both shops and Auctions
- Architecture - a journey down Castle Street in Geneva is a must
- Art - the Thomas Kinkade Gallery of the Finger Lakes
- Cemetaries - large and small, old and new
- Erie Canal
- Hill Cumorah Historic Sites and Pageant
- Hobart and William-Smith Colleges
- Letchworth State Park
- National Women's Hall of Fame
- Rail Fans will enjoy the Finger Lakes Railway which runs twice a day through our property.
- Shopping - The Waterloo Premium Outlet is just 5 miles to the East.
- William Seward House
- Winery Tours are available year round (most wineries close at 5pm)
If you want to stay during either the Phelps Sauerkraut Festival or the Clifton Sulfur Springs Festival, we would recommend that you make reservations early.
Sking - Bristol Mountain is just 20 minutes south &
Brantling Ski Area is just 20 minutes north|
Snowmobiling - bring your own and head out directly from the inn.
We have a popular trail that heads South from the edge of the property.
Maple Syrup - visit the local Sugar Shacks in late March and see how it is made.|
Spring Flowers and Flowering Trees - In May, Spring begins in earnest.
Strawberries - we pick them from local gardens for your breakfast
Water Sports - Canoe or Kayak the Canandaigua Outlet from downtown Phelps|
Larger boats and water skiers can visit Seneca or Canandaigua Lakes.
Lightning Bugs - will light up the back yard in the summer evenings
Hill Cumorah Pageant - In early July this extravagant pageant comemorates
the founding of the Mormon faith.
Black Cap Raspberries - ripen in mid-July. Kathe will usually make a cobbler or two.
Sulfur Springs Festival - Clifton Spring's mid-July Festival.
Phelps Sauerkraut Festival - as featured on The Food Network.
Doug and Kathe have taken ribbons every year in the cook off.
The festival is the first weekend in August.
Festival of Steam - the second weekend in August finds steam engines in Aloquin.
Whale Watch Festival - at the end of August Geneva throws a whale of a bash.
Fall Colors - see the pictures below for the beautiful colors found in the area.|
Harvest Festivals - too numerous to mention individually.
Hunting - this is the deer hunting capitol of North America.