Visit Bath, NY in the Finger Lakes
Places to Visit in Bath
Bath VA & National Cemetary
The Bath Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a beautiful campus full of history, with the national cemetary dating back to the Civil War.
- 28 soldiers from the War of 1812
- 5 Medal of Honor ricipients
- Union Soldiers from the Civil War
Steuben County Fair & Dairy Festival
Visit Bath in August and attend the oldest continuously running county fair in the country! The Steuben County Fair began in 1819, and will be holding its 194th consecutive county fair this summer! With demolition derbies, truck and tractor pulls, concerts and a talent show, the fair offers entertainment for everyone!
Starting in 1957, the Stueben County Dairy Festival promotes the importance of the American Diary Industry. Now it includes a dairy parade, a flea & craft marketing, and, of course, a tractor pull. The entire family wil have a great time at the festival, celebrating the strong tradition of the dairy-based economy of Steuben County.
Bath Community Days Expo
Each year the Bath community comes together for a weekend of celebration, starging with a parade that is quickly followed with bath tub races! The rest of the weekend is filled with music performances, a classic car show, and other events celebrated all around the town. It is a weekend not to be missed!
Visit the Master Potters of Bath
Bath is where many of Steuben County's potters create their masterpieces. Visit Goff Creek Pottery and see garden pottery made with traditional wheel throwing and hand-building methods. Go to Alan and Rosemary Bennett Clay Fish and learn about the ancient Japanese technique, raku. Journey along the Southern Trail Potters of Steuben to discover other skilled potters that enhance the art scene in the county.
Places to Stay in Bath
There are plenty of lodging options in Bath, from comfortable hotels to elegant B&Bs. And while you're in the area, stop by some restaurants in Bath. You will find delicious comfort food, locally-grown and organic options, cafes for coffee and a snack, ice cream shops and everything in-between. The picky eaters in your group will have no problem finding something they will want to eat!