Leisure and Travel Blog

New Stop on the Sweet Treat Trail

Friday, September 10, 2021 4:00 PM by Beonca Louis

A MENU WITH A MISSION TO SUPPORT THE ARTS

Cafe 108 is located in Auburn, New York. The building is an expansion of Auburn Public Theatre. Every dollar spent at the restaurant funds the nonprofit's mission to cultivate affordable access to art education for everyone. This mission driven restaurant fosters community in a beautiful gathering space with an inviting atmosphere.

Cafe 108 sign

Auburn Public

Make Waves in Harriet Tubman's Home

Thursday, September 2, 2021 10:00 AM by Staff

Make Waves in Harriet Tubman's Home

Not only the home of Harriet Tubman, Cayuga County is also home to seven lakes and the Erie Canal. We proudly have more freshwater coastline than any other county in New York State! That means there are plenty of opportunities to splash, swim, fish, paddle and more. Although summer is starting to wind down, there’s still lots of time to enjoy the waterways found

Updates from local attractions

Thursday, August 19, 2021 9:00 AM by Staff

Please read on to see updates from our partners on their requirements for vaccination status, proof and mask wearing. To err on the side of preparedness please always have a mask with you should the establishment you wish to visit requires them as our list below is not exhaustive.

  • Cayuga Museum of History & Art: Requires visitors to wear a mask when visiting regardless of vaccination status.

Find Your Brave in Cayuga County

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 10:00 AM by Staff

Finding your brave

Cayuga County was built on trailblazers who were willing to push society’s standards and biases in hopes for a better America for all. Find your brave in Cayuga County – like countless others have done before, such as Slocum and Emily Howland, Harriet Tubman, Martha Coffin Wright and more.

Take a look at these unique destinations throughout the area. See how these iconic

Down home, family friendly atmosphere

Morgan’s Half Acre Produce is a family friendly shop with easy parking and a relaxed, down home atmosphere. The shop is handicap accessible and staff are happy to answer your questions about the produce, cooking suggestions, or help you with travel directions! This well-known farm stand also offers locally produced maple syrup and honey as well as a variety of

We Welcome you to Delight in Dessert!

The family-friendly Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail is all about the unique sweets and treats that Cayuga County has to offer. Whether you seek honey or jam, or homemade cookies created with locally grown and produced ingredients, the Trail has everything to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings. The Trail includes bakeries, farm stands, stores, ice cream stands,

Berry picking in the Finger Lakes

Friday, July 2, 2021 9:00 AM by Staff

Finger Lakes berries and blueberries in particular are absolutely luscious this year. Fortunately for us in the Finger Lakes Region the blueberry season is long. Picking begins mid—July through the first of September. Whether you are a visitor or local, be sure to get out and experience the pleasures of some fantastic Finger Lakes u-picks.

U-picking is a seasonal treat, but also a great hands-on

Walk in Harriet's Shoes Around Auburn NY

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 4:00 PM by Staff

Walk in Harriet’s Shoes Around Auburn

Harriet Tubman played a significant role in our nation’s history. As the famous “conductor” of the Underground Railroad, Harriet led many individuals to freedom and endlessly fought for equal rights. In 1859, after emancipating herself and members of her family, Harriet chose Auburn, NY in Cayuga County as the place to call home.

This summer, we invite you to

Juneteenth Celebrations in Cayuga County

Thursday, June 17, 2021 2:00 PM by Claire Dunlap

History and Events in Honor of Juneteenth

Juneteenth marks the end of slavery in the United States. The celebration began on June 19, 1865, which became known as Juneteenth, when Major General Gordon Granger of the Union Army arrived in Galveston, Texas to deliver the final execution of the Emancipation Proclamation. Which President Abraham Lincoln originally sign over two years earlier.

For all

Father's Day in Cayuga County

Thursday, June 17, 2021 1:00 PM by Claire Dunlap

Father's Day Ideas

Ideas and inspiration for celebrating dad this year! Take him out to explore Cayuga County or send him a little something that reminds him of you and the beautiful Finger Lakes region, something tasty and edible, something hand crafted, made local, something as unique as he is!

Father’s Day Gift & Experience Ideas

Cheers @ A.T. Walley

Skip the tie, and purchase Dad a bottle

MAKE SOME WAVES