On the Water

In this part of New York State, we love to get out and enjoy the water, and there is nothing like a quiet paddle to bring life into perspective.

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Welcome to Cayuga County in the Finger Lakes Region

Walk the steps of Harriet Tubman's legacy and explore the many sites that tell the story

Harriet Tubman was guided by a deep faith and devotion to family, freedom, and community. After emancipating herself and members of her family from slavery, Tubman moved them to Auburn and nearby Fleming in 1860. Central New York was a hub for progressive thought, abolition, and women’s suffrage where Tubman continued to fight for human rights and dignity during her 54 years of freedom. The Harriet Tubman Home, Inc. is an independent non-profit established by the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church to manage and operate the homestead of Harriet Tubman. The Harriet Tubman Visitor Center, the Tubman Home for Aged and Infirm Negroes, the restored Tubman barn, and the Harriet Tubman Residence are operated by the Harriet Tubman Home, Inc.

Harriet Tubman Statue
Outdoor Recreation

Get Outdoors

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Get outdoors this Spring The flowers are starting to bloom and the birds to sing, it’s time to join them. Grab your walking shoes, clean the cobwebs off the bike and hit the trails and parks. Cayuga County offers an…

Farm to Table

Discover Strawberry Fields Hydroponic Farm

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Discover hydroponically grown strawberries as you tour Cayuga County and explore the beautiful Finger Lakes. Stand to pick delicious strawberries and experience an adventure not soon forgotten. Picking strawberries while…

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Holidays

Happy New Year 2021

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Ring out the Old and Ring in the New It’s time to say Goodbye to 2021 and Hello to 2022! Planning on going out this New Year’s Eve? Or…

Holidays

Happy Holidays

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Happy Holidays to Everyone! The holiday season is here and the business owners in Cayuga County welcome you to enjoy what the season has to offer…

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North

In northern Cayuga County, visitors have access to Lake Ontario and can enjoy beach days at Fair Haven Beach State Park. Winery experiences, such as Colloca Estate Winery are prevalent. And trails such as Seaway Trail and  Erie Canal Recreational Trail are sure to please.

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Central

Home to Cayuga’s county seat, the city of Auburn, central Cayuga has many attractions such as the Harriet Tubman Home and Seward House Museum, park access to Owasco Lake, professional theater and baseball, New York's only Bass Pro Shops, and a wide variety of dining and accommodation options. 

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South

In southern Cayuga County, Long Point Winery is sure to please the pallet. Visitors can also head to Fillmore Glen State Park, home to five waterfalls, swimming pools, camping and picnic areas. Dorothy McIlroy Bird Sanctuary is also a unique experience, boasting 157 acres, and a diverse bird population.

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