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Birding at the Sterling Nature Center

@courtesy of the Sterling Nature Center

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Homestyle Diners

Who couldn’t use some comfort right about now? Cayuga’s homestyle restaurants and diners are working hard to provide us with some comfort of good ol’ home cooking! Susan Lemon of the Hardware Café & General Store in Fair Haven on how patrons are getting the comfort of homestyle cooking and how they’ve adapted to better serve the community. Q: What is the most popular menu item at the café? A:…

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Celebrate National Park Week with Harriet Tubman

National Park Week is celebrated from April 18th-26th. We at the Cayuga County Office of Tourism consider ourselves fortunate that the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park is located here in Auburn, NY. According to Jim Sano, VP of Travel Tourism and Conservation for the World Wildlife Fund states, “National Parks are sacred places where a country’s natural and cultural treasures are protected…

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Sustainable Vacationing

In the spirit of Arbor Day and the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, let’s celebrate Cayuga County as a future destination for a green adventure, in both senses of the phrase! Not only do we have beautiful landscapes to admire and enjoy, but many of our businesses are also mindful of the environment in their practices. Once social distancing and travel bans have been lifted, reduce your Carbon…

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Our Wineries - This is OUR Cayuga - What’s yours?

Here in Cayuga County our wineries range in size and styles. Most of them are relatively small giving us a unique bespoke experience. Our county boasts 11 wineries, so there is truly a place and taste for everyone. The producers here create some of the best quality wines in New York State and when you visit, it is a special experience in an intimate atmosphere that focuses on the technique of…

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Octane Social House

Coming soon to the former Nolan Building, Octane Social House will be a centrally located, limited-service relaxed environment social house providing high quality, approximately 70% locally sourced and farm-to-table food. You can expect bakery items and deconstructed sandwiches with specialty beverages, including coffee & tea-based drinks, cold brew on tap (available to be sold in growlers)…

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Easter Eats

Looking for Easter Take-Out? Hop to it and view our list of local restaurants offering up take-out on Easter Sunday! Call or visit them online to see what their menu options or specials are! Many establishments are offering family sized meals so you can easily feed your loved ones. Be sure to place your order ahead of time so that you don't miss out…

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