New York State’s largest amusement park, Darien Lake Amusement Park adds to their exciting reputation with the addition of “Rip Curl Racer” waterslide attraction. “Rip Curl Racer” is a six-lane waterslide where riders race down to the splash pool. The slide full of twists, turns and tunnels. “Rip Curl Racer” joins the park’s six-world class roller coasters, region’s largest water park, dozens of family friendly rides and entertainment.
The Darien Lake Amusement Park is also the home to the hottest concerts in the entertainment industry. Zac Brown, Miranda Lambert, 5 Seconds of Summer, Toby Keith, Josh Groban, Heart & Joan Jett, Def Leppard, Journey and more will be playing the 20,000 person capacity Darien Lake Performing Arts Center throughout the summer.
If you’re looking for something that is truly “wild,” a visit to the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters and Visitor Center is your destination. The new $4.5 million center features interactive and educational displays for all ages. The refuge also includes miles of trails and numerous observation points where you may spot over 300 different species of animals.
Genesee County’s wonderful golf courses are in full swing. Whether you’re an expert or a beginner, there are ample opportunities to work on your golf game here. The 27-hole Terry Hills Golf Course is a favorite and known for its beauty, playability and hospitality.
More than 780 gaming machines, four restaurants (and live harness racing from June to December) greets you at the newly renovation Batavia Downs Gaming and Racetrack. The complex also includes NFL Hall-of-Famer Thurman Thomas’ 34 Rush Sports bar. There is also a new trackside hotel set to open this summer at Batavia Downs Gaming.
Add to your visit a stop at one of our unique history museums, including the JELL-O Gallery Museum, the Holland Land Office and the Historic LeRoy House.
For additional information on all that Genesee County has to offer, visit online at www.VisitGeneseeNY.com or call 1-800-622-2686.