3 Penn Yan Must-Dos that aren’t a Winery

Publick Coffee Bar | Penn Yan, NY Must Do

I love Penn Yan, the small central New York town on the northeast branch of Keuka Lake. This is the town where I spend every Christmas and most Easters, but nothing is better than a warm summer weekend or crisp fall day here.

Penn Yan is known for the dozens of award-winning wineries in the hills around Keuka and Seneca Lakes, but there’s so much more to do in this gem of a village!

1. Amity Coffee Co., 13 Main Street

Amity Coffee Co. | Penn Yan, NY

Amity Coffee Co. opened this spring in the space that was previously Publick Coffee Co. Paige and I stopped by for Amity’s opening weekend; we were greeted by cozy textures and pretty latte art. The exposed brick, comfy leather chairs and industrial lighting make this a must-visit before hitting the wine trail the next time you’re in the Finger Lakes.

2. Indian Pines Farm Market, 2406 State Route 54A

Indian Pines Farm Market | Penn Yan, NY Must Do

Stocking your cottage with local fruits and veggies is a must, and you’ll also find fresh pies, jellies and coffee here. If you’re feeling adventurous, check out the glass store across the street for some super cool old windows and frames.

3. Climbing Bines Hop Farm, 511 Hanson Point Rd

Climbing Bines Hop Farm | Penn Yan, NY Must Do

So this is a brewery, which is almost a winery, but not quite. Cody and I met here for a drink a few weeks ago on a beautiful summer Sunday. The staff is friendly, views are amazing and the beer is delicious. The combination of natural wood and stainless steel give this place a great vibe, bolstered by the cornhole boards, disk golf course, hop fields and picnic tables.

Do you have a favorite Penn Yan must-do? Let me know!

18 thoughts on “3 Penn Yan Must-Dos that aren’t a Winery”

  1. Wagers Cider, Oak Hill, Silverbird, Timmy G’s and Morgans grocery (subs are great) are favorite stops for us when we are in Penn Yan!


  2. The Pinwheel Market is a nonprofit with homemade food, soda fountain drinks, and with 140 vendors there are lots of gifts. Profits go toward funding the Backpack Program.

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  3. Wonderful to browse through Longs’ Cards & Books, the biggest shop on Main Street in Penn Yan, open seven days a week, lots of great things in every aisle 👍📖📚📓📘📅📝🖍🖌✂️📍📎🎁🛍🎈🎏📨😊

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