FOR MORE INFO: 800-527-6510 2 WELCOME TO WAYNE COUNTY Boat, Fish and Swim in Lake Ontario. Explore the Erie Canal, Quaint Villages and Spectacular Scenic Beauty. Welcome to Wayne County New York! We are located on the southern shore of Lake Ontario between the cities of Rochester and Syracuse in the northern Finger Lakes Region. The Seaway Trail and the Historic Erie Canal wind through our rural county providing the visitor with a wide variety of events, attractions and endless activities. Catch a trophy fish from the lake, one of our 4 bays or the canal. Explore our rich history with a visit to one of our many museums. Pick fresh fruit right from the trees in our famous orchards. Spend a day on our antique trail finding that perfect treasure. End your day with a stay at one of our award winning bed & breakfasts.