Watkins Glen Tour Guide
Get the full Watkins Glen, N.Y., experience with this history-rich guide that includes five self-guided tours in and around the village. The book starts with an extensive, photo-rich history of the village of Watkins Glen and surrounding area. The history starts about 350 million years ago when the rocks in Watkins Glen State Park were being formed. Learn about the fierce and proud Seneca warriors who lived in the area and about the first settlers who came to Watkins Glen. The history section also includes the birth of road racing in Watkins Glen as well as the creation of the first wineries.
Five self-guided tours follow. Each tour includes a detailed map and highlights of what to see along your route. Hike the Finger Lakes Trail through Watkins Glen State Park. Pass under waterfalls along the gorge trail. Drive the original road race course that brought racing to the village. Look for historical landmarks as you walk along the village streets. Visit the local wineries that are just a short drive from the village.
Grab this book and head to Watkins Glen or enjoy the trip from the comfort of your armchair.
paperback, 8.5 x 5.5, 320 pages
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