I grew up in the middle of the Finger Lakes. Well, more to the south of the Finger Lakes, and more specifically just below Seneca Lake.

I spent a lot of my youth around Keuka and Seneca Lakes, with the occasional visit to Cayuga Lake. Thinking back to those days, I don't believe we really understood how amazing it is that we lived near so many beautiful lakes in New York State.

And the towns, villages and cities that inhabit a part of the shoreline of each lake are equally as amazing. Most of the time we think of those municipalities on the southern end of the Finger Lakes like Hammondsport, Watkins Glen and Ithaca, But have you ever visited some of the cities that reside on the upper end of each Finger Lake?

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They are all just as charming, if not more, than those on the southern end.

Northern Finger Lakes Villages

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