1840 Inn on the Main
Stay in the Heart of the Finger Lakes

Finger Lakes Attractions

There are activities for visitors of all ages in the Finger Lakes. The 1840 Inn on the Main is the closest bed and breakfast to the center of Canandaigua, NY so you can easily walk to local shops and restaurants. You’ll find golf courses, wine trails, lake fun, and more to enjoy!

Unwind as a couple in wine country or bring the family and make new summer memories.

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Canandaigua Lady Steamboat

Take a cruise on the Canandaigua Lady – a 19th century steamboat replica. Experience a relaxing cruise along the lake or enjoy a meal as it trolls along.

Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce Events

Visit this site for information on local Canandaigua events.


Head to CMAC for a live concert or event under the summertime stars.


Ontario Mall Antiques

With two Rochester-based locations, you are sure to find unique antique treasures at the Ontario Mall.

Waterloo Premium Outlets

You never know what sale you may find at the outlets! Spend a day exploring and shopping in Waterloo.

Downtown Canandaigua Events

Check out the Downtown Canandaigua site for all events and happenings in the village.

Wick-edly Sent Soap & Candle Company

For natural, homemade soaps and candles, visit this shop in Farmington while you are visiting the area.

Golf Courses

Canandaigua Country Club

Canandaigua Country Club is a private club located on the northern shore of Canandaigua Lake. It’s a challenging and beautiful course situated along the lake.

Centerpointe Country Club

Called “the hidden gem of the Finger Lakes” Centerpointe Country Club is located in Canandaigua and offers golf courses, a driving range, a restaurant, and more.

Ravenwood Golf Club

The Ravenwood Golf Club offers a challenging course, golf academy, and an events venue for weddings and banquets.

History, Culture, & Art

Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion

Explore the history and magical gardens of Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion. They offer public events and host private events such as weddings.

Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum

Visit the historic Granger Homestead and be amazed at the largest collection of horse-drawn carriages and other artifacts the old home contains.

Ganondagan Indian Site

Hike on the trails, explore the longhouse or visit for any other events. The Ganondagan Indian Site is a one-of-a-kind educational experience.

Ontario County Historical Society

Visit the museum in Ontario County for culture, exhibits, collections, and more.


There is an abundance of restaurants to curb whatever your appetite desires. Here are a few we recommend:
Casa de Pasta
Flavors Indian Restaurant
Nick’s Chophouse & Bar
Nolan’s on Canandaigua Lake
New York Kitchen
Bon Ami French Bistro
Prosecco’s Italian Restaurant
Rheinblick German Restaurant
Rio Tomatlan Mexican Restaurant
Simply Crepes
Eric’s Office Restaurant
Additional Canandaigua Restaurant Menus

Wine & Cheese Trails

Canandaigua Lake Wine Trail

Explore 30 miles of Finger Lakes wine over six wineries on the Canandaigua Wine Trail.

Keuka Lake Wine Trail

Make your way around Keuka Lake while stopping at the various wineries along the way.

Seneca Lake Wine Trail

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail is long. Make sure to plan ahead!

Quality Wine Tours

Find information for all of the Finger Lakes-based wine and beer trails on the Quality Wine Tours website.

Finger Lakes Cheese Trail

Of course, wine is best paired with cheese. Discover five stops for cheese lovers in the Finger Lakes.


Rochester Museum & Science Center

Visit the museum, planetarium, or nature center at the RMSC. It offers educational and fun events for the whole family.

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack

Gamble at the slots or horse races at the Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack in Farmington.

Roseland Water Park

Looking to cool off and get a thrill? Check out Roseland Water Park for waterslides and a lazy river.

Bristol Mountain Skiing & Aerial Adventure

Ski in the winter or test your balance and fear of heights in the summer months at Bristol Mountain.

Finger Lakes Resources

Finger Lakes Events

Visit fingerlakes.org for an updated calendar of events in the Finger Lakes.

Finger Lakes Visitor Connection

Explore things to do and places to eat on the official Finger Lakes website.

Special Offers

If you are interested in help planning your visit or are visiting for a special occasion, explore our special offers and reach out if one fits your needs. We are happy to personalize your stay at the Inn and make it a memorable experience.
Bed & Breakfast in Canandaigua, NY

Explore Canandaigua

Not sure what to do while you’re in Canandaigua? Let us plan your stay! Visit the iconic historical sites and quaint shops in the village.

Package Includes:

Special Offer Price: $90 + tax (does not include accommodations)

Valid for stays: May – October

Last Minute Special in Canandaigua, NY

Last Minute Special

Did you make a last-minute decision to visit the Finger Lakes? No problem! Book any of our available rooms here or call us within 24 hours of your intended stay to save 10%!

The Fine Print:

  • Must mention this special at the time of booking to receive the discount.
  • Valid Sun. – Thurs., Nov. – May
  • Some holidays/holiday weekends excluded.
  • Based upon availability.
  • Gift certificates/cards from third-party sources may not be used with this offer.
Let's Celebrate in Canandaigua, NY

Let’s Celebrate

You bring the bubbly; we’ll supply the ice! Whether you are celebrating a milestone birthday, anniversary, or new job, we want to help make the occasion a little extra special.

Package Includes:

  • $50 dining certificate to use at one of the five local fine dining restaurants
  • Small cake
  • Champagne flutes for use at the Inn
  • Special tasting of unique kinds of vinegar & oils at F Oliver’s
  • A wonderful breakfast

Special Offer Price: $95 + tax

The Fine Print:

  • Requires a three-day notice.
  • Gift certificates/cards from third-party sources may not be used with this offer.
Romance is in the Air in Canandaigua, NY

Romance is in the Air

Meander down the historic streets of Canandaigua taking in the architecture or stroll along the lake before indulging in romantic treats and Victorian history at the Inn.

Package Includes:

  • $50 dining certificate to use at one of the five local restaurants
  • Roses in a vase
  • Chocolate-covered strawberries
  • Romantic gourmet breakfast (private seating available upon request)
  • Freshly baked treats from the Inn’s kitchen available in the afternoon/evening

Special Offer Price: $135 + tax (does not include accommodations)

The Fine Print:

  • Requires a three-day notice.
  • Gift certificates/cards from third-party sources may not be used with this offer.
  • Requires two-day minimum stay on weekends May – Oct.
  • Requires three-day minimum stay on some holiday weekends.
Chocolate Covered Strawberries in Canandaigua, NY | 1840 Inn on the Main
Cheeseboard in Canandaigua, NY | 1840 Inn on the Main

Optional Amenities

Add to the romance or simply treat yourself during your getaway with chocolate-covered strawberries or a cheeseboard.


  • Chocolate-Covered Strawberries – $35
  • Cheeseboard – $35