Geneseo, New York - A great place to visit, raise a family or retire

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50 Things

When was the last time you did something for the first time? Consider yourself invited!


  • Catapult yourself back in time while enjoying the rich history at the Livingston County Historical Society Museum
  • Recreate history and honor historical figures and veterans by making a gravestone rubbing at Temple Hill Cemetery
  • Rev your engines at the National Warplane Museum, home of the Greatest Show on Turf
  • Wake up to the early morning parade of hounds and horses down Main Street at the opening of the fall season with the Genesee Valley Hunt
  • Hunt for historical landmarks like the pioneer cabin, the Big Tree Treaty markers and the statue of General Wadsworth
  • Journey through time while strolling the shady streets of our National Historic Landmark Village
  • Relive over 200 years of American history through a tour at the Wadsworth Homestead
  • Explore the annual Farm Toy Show
  • Savor craft beverages at local wineries, breweries and cideries
  • Unwind in one of our historic inns or award-winning hotels
  • Sample a variety of flavors at the Chicken Wing Festival
  • Pamper yourself at one of Geneseo's many salons and spas
  • Spend the morning on the fairway at one of our many local golf courses
  • Immerse yourself in local news, coffee, food and goods downtown or at the Farmers Market
  • Commemorate your visit with a Geneseo souvenir
  • Indulge yourself at Chocofrolic or a Wine Stroll
  • Stop and shop all the unique stores, shops and boutiques
  • Treasure a breath-taking sunset from the college campus gazebo
  • Travel across culinary seas by tasting all that our many restaurants have to offer
  • Plan your perfect wedding at any of our dream-like wedding venues
  • March down Main Street with your favorite stuffed animal during the Teddy Bear parade
  • Master your huntsman skills on a stick pony at the Hunt Races
  • Scour every inch of Highland Park for the Golden Egg in the annual Easter Egg Hunt
  • Ride in a horse drawn wagon at Christmas in the village
  • Splish and splash at Long Point Park on Conesus Lake
  • Race your pumpkin down Bank Street at Autumn Fest
  • Picnic and play in a pristine park
  • Transform yourself into your favorite hockey player on the ice rink at Highland Park
  • Hit the high notes with one of the dozens of community, college and school performances
  • Boogie, jive, swing and hustle in the Village Park during the many free summer concerts
  • Broaden your horizons at any of our art galleries
  • Bundle up for Christmas caroling on Main Street during ChristmaSing
  • Enjoy a vintage movie experience at a vintage price with popcorn and candy at the Geneseo Riviera Theater
  • Shake, rattle and roll to the music at the Fiddlers’ Picnic in Long Point Park
  • Enlighten yourself at a free all campus lecture
  • Toss a teddy bear on the rink when the Ice Knights score
  • Wonder at the flora and fauna of the Roemer Arboretum
  • Cheer on the Knights at one of the many nationally-ranked intercollegiate sports teams
  • Tap your toes during a performance of The Limelight Series
  • Explore the Village Valley College exhibit at Newton Hall
  • Visit the glass room in the Milne Library and find a rare manuscript
  • Trip down memory lane by visiting SUNY landmarks like the Seuss Tree, gazebo, upper quad and the clock tower
  • Sharpen your listening tastes at free musical performances
  • Deepen your artistic sensibilities at the campus art galleries
  • Traverse the trails of the Conservancy, the Arboretum or Nations Road
  • Paddle the Genesee River from River Access Park
  • Experience the annual Hunt Races with steeplechase, canine events and tailgating
  • Welcome spring with a wander through the bluebells
  • Biking and birding on the Nations Road
  • Lace up your shoes for Geneseo’s Trio - the Oak Tree Half-Marathon, Ramon Rocha and the Friday Knight 5k
  • Soar in a WW II war plane during Rides Days at the National Warplane Museum
  • Capture the intensity of a world famous Geneseo sunset
  • White water rafting, year-round camping and leaf peeping at Letchworth State Park
  • Swim, boat, kayak or ice fish on Conesus Lake
  • Launch your vacation to the next level in a hot air balloon ride