Leisure and Travel Blog

Welcome to Weedsport & Port Byron

Friday, September 25, 2020 4:00 PM by Gillian Sears

Where you can slow down and speed up!

Many people may not have heard of Weedsport or Port Byron, but you mention the Erie Canal and they're sure to have heard of that! After all it was the engineering marvel of 1825 and played a major role in the growth of the area. It is located along the Thruway, known more widely as I-90, runs parallel with the Erie Canal, which ruled transportation, 200 years

Harvest Season in Cayuga County

Monday, September 21, 2020 11:00 AM by Claire Dunlap

Harvest season is calling!

Fall spice and everything nice! This is peak season for harvesting those beautiful grapes that make our favorite wines. Depending on the weather and the grapes, this season can start as early as mid-August and extend as late into the fall as November, December and January are the times for those precious ice wine grapes.

Great Grapes at Heart and Hands Wine Company

Fall and (September) is that magical time of year

What's Happening this weekend!

Thursday, September 17, 2020 4:00 PM by Claire Dunlap

Happening this week 9/24-9/27

It is forcasted to be a beautiful weekend! Get out there and breath in the fresh air and feel that sunshine on your face! We've got a mix of virtual, inperson and hybride events this weekend. There is alwasys something to do in the heart of the Finger Lakes. Whatever you choose to do or where you decide to explore please remeber to wear a mask and maintain physical

Welcome home to Fair Haven NY

Thursday, September 10, 2020 3:00 PM by Claire Dunlap

Welcome to Fair Haven NY!

Having just moved to Fair Haven from another small town I wasn’t worried about meeting people, finding places to eat or shop or things to do. This community went above and beyond my expectations. When your neighbor sees you out pulling weeds in 90 plus degrees and offers to come help you know you have found a very happy place to be.

One of the first places I tried was the

Satisfying Sweet Treats plus Souvenirs!

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 2:00 PM by Gillian Sears

Sweet Treats & so much more!

The Hardware Café & General Store is housed in a unique historic building located in the heart of downtown Fair Haven, just off Lake Ontario. Full breakfast and lunch are served every day and dinner specials are typically served on weekends, along with the regular menu. The Café got creative with their menu during COVID-19 by offering special family-style breakfast

Honey that is good for you inside, and out!

Monday, August 31, 2020 2:00 PM by Gillian Sears

Standing Stone Honey Products

Standing Stone Honey Products is family-owned and operated in Locke, a country area in the Finger Lakes region of New York. The business started in 1997 with the Woodburn family’s desire to avoid refined sugars. The goal is to provide customers with wholesome products at value prices.

The honey stand in Locke is open by appointment or chance. Products can also be

2-Day Motorcycle Touring in the Finger Lakes

Saturday, August 29, 2020 1:00 PM by Claire Dunlap

Cruise your way around Cayuga County

Cayuga County has some of the most the beautiful scenery in New York, as we enter the tail end of summer and into autumn that scenery comes alive again with vibrant gold, orange, and red foliage. What is better than riding your bike at the perfect temperature through sloping country roads breathing in crisp air through your helmet. Follow this trip itinerary

The Sweet Taste of Fall

Thursday, August 27, 2020 2:00 PM by Gillian Sears

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, u-pick fruit fields and cafés, all

Dogs Days of Summer

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 2:00 PM by Gillian Sears

Camping with our Canine Companions

Explore the beautiful and serene countryside of Cayuga County with your four-legged best friends. We offer a collection of campgrounds and parks that welcome your whole family to stay and play.

Be sure to look for posted signs indicating where dogs are permitted and what activities are safe. Though many dogs love to splash in the water, some locations are not

Farms to Tables in Cayuga County

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 2:00 PM by Claire Dunlap

Farms to Tables in Cayuga County

You may not think “Agriculture” when you think vacation or tours, but you should! Cayuga County has farm-to-table eateries, cooking classes with renowned chefs that give you exclusive access you can’t experience anywhere else, throw in farm stands and farmer’s markets as far as the eye can see you have a winning destination. In 2017 the 225,204 acres of farmland

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