Leisure and Travel Blog

Posts from July 2013

Jump into the Finger Lakes

Monday, July 22, 2013 8:00 PM by Bobbie Panek

If you live in the Finger Lakes region of New York State then you already know how lucky we are. But if you want to visit the Finger Lakes and are wondering how quickly you can jump into the Finger Lakes, once you arrive to this area, it will likely take you less than a ten minute drive. Owasco, Cayuga, Skaneateles; there are so many to chose from here in Cayuga County! Why not jump into all of

Blueberries in the Finger Lakes

Thursday, July 18, 2013 8:00 PM by Bobbie Panek

Finger Lakes blueberries 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 way to appreciate a Finger

A Visit to Finger Lakes Dexter Creamery

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 8:00 PM by Susan Marteney

On a clear Saturday afternoon, my daughter, mother and I made an appointment to stop by one of our delightful Finger Lakes farms, Finger Lakes Dexter Creamery on Black Rock Road, south of Aurora. The farm is part of the Finger Lakes Cheese Trail and is located between Poplar Ridge and Ledyard Roads. They are also a stop on the Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail. The drive through the fields and wooded