Shop from the heart this holiday season in Tioga County, NY! Find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list in small, independently-owned shops filled with unique gifts, including holiday and home décor, jewelry and accessories, antiques, toys, clothing and footwear, outdoor equipment, crafts and original artwork by local artists, gourmet food, homemade candy, local farm products like soap, honey and maple syrup, artisanal cheeses and more! Enjoy the traditional small-town holiday atmosphere in the historic downtown shopping areas of Owego and Waverly!
Enjoy scenic riverside restaurants, parks, and museums, outdoor concerts, special community festivals, or experience the excitement of video gaming, harness horse races, drag or stock car racing. Fish the majestic Susquehanna River in the southern portion of the county for huge muskellunge to delicious trout in the creeks of the villages in the north, each one of Tioga County's nine towns has something special to offer.
The Village of Waverly invites you to view their "small town" video. Check it out: Waverly, NY.
In the spring and summer, golf at one of nine golf courses, enjoy canoeing or kayaking on the river, or do some hunting and fishing. In the winter, Tioga County comes alive with cross-country skiing and ice fishing.
Those who want to "get away from it all" can enjoy a peaceful walk down historic 19th century tree-lined streets, shop for antiques, or enjoy a romantic weekend at a secluded little bed and breakfast. Tioga County is home to a number of musicians, artists and crafts people, many of whom are recognized throughout the nation. The county offers outstanding local theater groups which perform regularly, as well as outdoor concerts and special festivals held annually.
Make sure you check out the Haunted History Trail of New York State. The trail will take you to places where human forms come out of the mist and strange lights wink from the dark! It will include places in Tioga County such as the Zombie Festival, Zombieland, and the haunted tour of the oldest hotel in Owego, the Parkview Restaurant.
We invite you to experience Tioga County, NY, because…we've got the spirit that brings you back!
Interactive Virtual Map
Check out our new Interactive, Virtual Map! Explore our county, its communities, create itineraries, and share information with friends. It has everything you need including details on accommodatons, attractions, restaurants, shopping and the great outdoors. Find your way into and throughout Tioga County with this interactive tourism map!