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Birding at the Sterling Nature Center

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Honey that is good for you inside, and out!

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…

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2-Day Motorcycle Touring in the Finger Lakes

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…

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The Sweet Taste of Fall

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…

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Dogs Days of Summer

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…

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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 in Cayuga County produced $287.9…

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Fishing with Charters and Guides in Cayuga County

Discover the fishing charters and guides of Cayuga County With eight lakes, plus numerous streams, ponds and tributaries, Cayuga County has some of the best boating and fishing in New York State. Fishing charters, marinas, and boat rentals are all available to help you explore the multitude of water-based activities that make us famous. Enjoy scenic vistas, warm breezes, and water adventures for…

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Where to fish on your guys getaway in the Finger Lakes

Best Finger Lakes for a Guys Fishing Getaway Every year, thousands of fishermen flock to the Finger Lakes, a region of sprawling, breathtaking lakes in New York. Surrounded by campgrounds, wineries, breweries, and great eats, the Finger Lakes region holds a variety of species, from bass and pike to trout and panfish, and offers the ultimate destination for a guys-only fishing getaway. Here, the…

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What's Open in Cayuga County

New (re)Openings In Cayuga County There is a lot of information out there about new restrictions and guidelines and places to go or not to go. We are here to help give clarity and an up to date version and list of what’s open and how they are operating. All of New York is in phase 4 now, but we still need to be cautious and respectful of how we move around and operate. A friendly reminder to…

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More than desserts at Morgan's Half Acre Produce

Morgan’s Half Acre Produce is a family friendly shop with easy parking and a relaxed, down home atmosphere. The staff, which are comprised of mostly family members are happy to answer your questions about the produce, cooking suggestions or help you with travel directions! This iconic farm stand also offers locally produced maple syrup and honey as well as a variety of fresh baked pies and shakes…

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Scenic Drives through Cayuga County

In our new series Scenic Routes, we have been posting and exploring great drives around Cayuga County including the Sweet Treat Trail, Cayuga Lake Scenic Byway, Owasco Lake Scenic Route, Route 90, Historic Route 20 & 5 and the Seaway Trail. Here is where I’ll describe the routes and give some ideas of stops along the way, be sure to check out our Instagram for the beautiful imagery and trip…

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