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About CanandaiguaCanandaigua stands on the shore of the lake that shares its name. The town is on the site of the Seneca Indian village Kan-an-dar-gue, destroyed by Gen. John Sullivan in 1779. One of the most beautiful of the Finger Lakes, Canandaigua Lake is 17 miles long and averages about a mile wide. It harbors bass, pickerel, pike and trout. Around the lake are thousands of acres of vineyards. New York Wine & Culinary Center , 800 S. Main St., is a hub for information about wine production in Finger Lakes Wine Country and throughout the state. Tours, wine tastings, culinary demonstrations, displays and wine courses are offered; phone (585) 394-7070.

Thoroughbred horse racing takes place Mon.-Tues. and Thurs.-Sat., mid-Apr. through early Dec., at Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack, 8 miles north on SR 96 just east of its junction with SR 332; for information phone (585) 924-3232.

Note: Policies concerning admittance of children to pari-mutuel betting facilities vary. Phone for information.

Visitor Centers Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce 113 S. Main St. Canandaigua, NY 14424. Phone:(585)394-4400

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Canandaigua, NY

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770 S Main St. Canandaigua, NY 14424

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