Leisure and Travel Blog

Curbside Cayuga

Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:00 PM by Staff

Like the most of us, after a long day at home you are ready for a break! Treat yourself and support our community by ordering from your favorite local restaurant.

Many restaurants have switched over to no-seating options in their dining rooms to help with social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.

Here’s a list of restaurants currently participating in carryout orders, curbside delivery,

The Inaugural Finger Lakes Birding Festival

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 4:00 PM by Karen Kuhl

DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK THE FINGER LAKES BIRDING FESTIVAL HAS BEEN CANCELED.

Being an optimist at heart, I feel Spring in the air. The sun feels stronger, and my need to spend more time outdoors is stronger too. This past weekend I found myself drawn to cleaning up my yard and marveled at the number of birds I heard chirping all around. Have they been here all winter or are they making their

Finger Lakes Birding Festival

Monday, March 9, 2020 3:00 PM by Karen Kuhl

DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK THE FINGER LAKES BIRDING FESTIVAL HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

There is so much to love about the Finger Lakes region and in particular, Cayuga County. We have such an abundance of historical/cultural product as well as natural beauties to visit and interact with.

What about birding?

Have you considered focusing your vacation on birding? More people are watching birds today as

Smokey Hollow Maple Syrup

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5:00 PM by Sweet Treat Trail Partner

Producing pure New York Maple Syrup, Smokey Hollow offers live demonstrations and tours, free samples and of course, Maple Syrup. Just follow the sweet smell to the sugar shack.

Smokey Hollow Maple Sugar - NYS Maple Weekend

The family has been making maple syrup as a hobby since 1975, starting with a wash tub and an open pit campfire. Today, we have a state of the art 2020 Lapierre Volcano 2000 Evaporator and a brand new, Leader NVP 1200

Six Ways to Celebrate Women's History Month

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:00 PM by Staff

It’s that time of year we get to stop and think about the women who have done amazing things and maybe do a few rather amazing things ourselves. So, grab one of your fabulous female friends and make some of your own history and fun in New York’s Finger Lakes Region, the birthplace of Women’s Rights!

Women Made History

Women of the Seward House

Commemorate Women’s History Month with an intimate look into the lives of the

Top 10 things To Do in the Finger Lakes this Winter

Friday, February 28, 2020 1:00 PM by Staff

Top 10 things to do in the Finger Lakes this Winter – inside or out!

Winter is a very special time in Cayuga County and the Finger Lakes region if you like the great outdoors or if you just want to stay inside and enjoy a cozy inn or bed & breakfast. Here’s our Top 10 things to do for outdoor enthusiasts and those of you that just prefer to enjoy a warm fire and sip a glass of fine Finger Lakes

Harriet Tubman: A Hero for all Ages

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:00 AM by Staff

Come to Cayuga County for Black History Month and connect with the Underground Railroad in a way that you never have before. Learn about this conductor on the Underground Railroad who never lost a passenger. Your visit starts at the Harriet Tubman Home, now a proud partner with the National Park Service and committed to helping to preserve Harriet’s legacy. Let the charismatic, Reverend Carter

Discover the Restorative Powers of a Hibercation

Monday, February 10, 2020 12:00 PM by Staff

Laura Coburn
Inns of Aurora
Director of Serenity

Bio:

As the Director of Serenity at the Inns of Aurora, Laura is dedicated to providing restorative and rejuvenating experiences through Ayurvedic consultations, yoga classes, and Serenity Sessions.

Laura is an Infinite Light yoga teacher in the Kripalu lineage and is a certified yoga teacher and teacher trainer with Yoga Alliance (E-RYT). A

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