Leisure and Travel Blog

As September settles in you can feel fall in the air and the magical display of colors starts to spread every so slightly across the rolling hills and valleys that make up the Finger Lakes Region.

Harvest Festival At TreleavenThe first crushing of the grapes can start as early as mid-August and depending on weather and fruit quality can continue into November and even December and January for the prized ice wines. But, fall

Theater and Fine Dining in the Finger Lakes

Thursday, August 1, 2019 5:00 PM by Karen Kuhl

Thinking of doing something special, spending quality time with someone and making memories to enjoy throughout the year? These are those special moments that take a little more planning and coordinating to ensure everything falls into place. We’re here to make it easier for you. We have a variety of options to entice your mind, your heart and your belly! Cayuga County has fine dining options as

Whether you like antique & classic cars, motorcycles, live music or fine art, Founder’s Day has a variety for all to enjoy. New this year, the City of Auburn is sponsoring a special performance August 10 at 7PM by the Edgar Winter Band on the new field at Falcon Park. Advance sale tickets for $25 are available at the Doubledays box office, and online under summer events at auburnny.gov. Tickets

The Big Six Picnic & Cayuga Country Fair

Thursday, July 18, 2019 1:00 PM by Susan Marteney

Agriculture is alive and well in the Finger Lakes and if you don’t believe it, you better come on down to The Big 6 Picnic & Cayuga Country Fair. If you think you remember what the county fair was like in your home town and hanker to relive that memory, this is not to be missed! This all started back in the 1940’s and has been revived over the past three years and gets bigger and better each year.

Long Point State Park

Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:00 AM by Susan Marteney

Are you looking for a new daytrip idea that includes visiting a NY State Park? Take a drive down rural Route 90 on the east side of Cayuga Lake for a fun filled day on the water.

Long Point State Park located at 2063 Lake Road, Aurora is situated on a spit of land just below Aurora. While at the park, you are close to Wells College, many wineries including Long Point Winery, the lovely village of

Are you planning a bike ride along the Erie Canalway? More than three-quarters of the 365 mile long, off road trail between Albany and Buffalo is complete and safe for cyclists of all ages. This trail offers up the perfect mix of history and the outdoors as it traverses Cayuga County from the Seneca River to the Village of Jordan. Check out these Must See and Dos on as you cycle the Erie Canalway

You never know what you will find at the Route 90 50-Mile Garage Sale

July 27 and 28, 2019 Route 90 Sale - Shopping Adventure

Garage sale season is here and there’s nothing better than the Route 90 50-Mile Garage Sale if you are a garage sale enthusiast! Each year, all the towns and villages along New York State’s Route 90 Scenic Byway, stretching from Montezuma to Homer, come together to put on one of the largest garage sales

Fun In and Around Owasco Lake

Friday, June 14, 2019 9:00 AM by Staff

Cayuga County has the most water frontage of all counties in New York State. Pretty amazing, isn’t it? With water frontage on 8 lakes, we have about 170 square miles of water. The most centrally-located lake in the county is Owasco Lake. Beautiful Owasco Lake is 11 miles long and just over one mile wide. There are so many activities to enjoy at Owasco Lake: boating, fishing, swimming, kayaking,

Rainy Day Activities

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 5:00 PM by Maureen McEvers

It’s official the Finger Lakes has it all, unfortunately that also includes your occasional thundershower that may keep you indoors! Don’t fret your vacation isn’t lost yet. Your rainy day blues will be over in no time with this list of things to do in Cayuga County!

1. Step Back into time!

Ward O'Hara Agricultural Museum - children visting

At the Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum, you can marvel at the extensive collection of antique tractors or

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