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Cracker Box Palace at Historic Alasa Farms

A unique destination for nature lovers, history enthusiasts and especially kids who love our farm animals. We are the county's only shelter for farm animals in need of sanctuary but have a lot more to offer: historic buildings dating back to the Shakers, trails for hiking and riding and events for the community.
6450 Shaker Road
Alton , NY , 14413
Phone: (315) 483-2493
43° 13' 58.0548" N, 76° 58' 21.0036" W

Genesee Country Village & Museum

Spark your curiosity at Genesee Country Village & Museum - New York State's largest living history museum! Explore our 19th-century Historic Village, our John L. Wehle Gallery, and our Nature Center with 5+ miles of nature trails. Explore special events, daily historic happenings, kids camps, workshops, and more at www.gcv.org.
1410 Flint Hill Road PO Box 310
Mumford , NY , 14511
Phone: (585) 538-6822
42° 59' 33.594" N, 77° 52' 48.4284" W

Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC)

Immerse yourself in the incredible world of science, history, space, and nature. Follow your curiosity from the depths of our lakes to the edge of the universe. Participate in classes, camps and events for all ages. All at the RMSC Museum & Science Center, the RMSC Strasenburgh Planetarium, and the RMSC Cumming Nature Center.
657 East Avenue
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585.271.4320
43° 8' 59.5068" N, 77° 35' 22.632" W

Stokoe Farms

There is a reason readers continually vote Stokoe Farms as their favorite area farm. Summer Events, their ever-popular Harvest Fest in the fall, and the magic of their Christmas Tree Season means there is something for the whole family! Hours vary, see StokoeFarms.com for a detailed calendar. BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND - for 2 weekends only this August, Dino ROAR! Help Stokoe Farms capture the escaped Dinosaurs. Life-sized dinosaurs, some of your favorite farm activities, petting zoo and more! August 19-20 and 25-27. StokoeFarms.com for details.
656 South Road
Scottsville , NY , 14546
Phone: (585) 889-0770
42° 59' 35.466" N, 77° 46' 20.7624" W

Prehistoric World

Welcome to Prehistoric World, where you can connect to the past, witness the amazing life of the present, and see the work of the future. Prehistoric World is more than just a zoo - it's an experience for all ages. See exotic reptiles and amphibians from around the world. Love plants? Check out our fascinating collection of plants from around the world. Even on the coldest winter days at Prehistoric World it's always summer, so be sure to dress for the tropical weather! Please consider wearing a t-shirt under your coat.
14 Lake St.
Perry , NY , 14530
Phone: 585-356-3312
42° 43' 6.1824" N, 78° 0' 10.9656" W

Hidden Valley Animal Adventure

Escape to the wild as you get up close and personal with over 300 animals and 40 different exotic species including zebra, bison, camel, ostrich and more!
2887 Royce Rd.
Varysburg , NY , 14167
Phone: 585-535-4100.
42° 44' 33" N, 78° 17' 59.2764" W