As we safely reopen Watkins Glen and all of the Finger Lakes, we look forward to safely welcoming you to our communities. Please remember to call ahead: our restaurants, wineries/breweries/distilleries, and attractions have developed location-specific procedures and protocols to ensure that our community, visitors, and employees remain safe and healthy.

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Hot Air Balloon

Up, up and away...

Southern Tier Balloon Tours offers hot air balloon flights throughout the Finger Lakes Region. As of 2020 Southern Tier Balloon Tours maintain three convenient pickup locations in nearby Ithaca. Experiencing the Finger Lakes from hundreds or even thousands of feet up in the air, drifting gently above our stellar landscapes yields an incredible experience and memories you won't soon forget.