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Author: Gillian Sears

Gretchen Christenson, owner of Gretchen’s Confections, has wanted to be a chef since she was three years old. Gretchen grew up with a love of cooking, inspired by watching her dear grandmother create magnificent meals for family and friends. She often dreamed of creating food that would put smiles on people’s faces and bring them great satisfaction. Gretchen eventually attended Le Cordon Bleu in

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

Sustainable Vacationing

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:00 AM by Gillian Sears

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.Birding in the Finger Lakes - photo opportunities - Bald Eagle

Once social distancing and travel bans have been lifted, reduce your Carbon

Taste Our Great Grapes in Cayuga County

Friday, September 6, 2019 4:00 PM by Gillian Sears

USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice 2019 has tabulated the votes, concluding the Finger Lakes Region is the favorite wine region in the country as determined by its readers. The Cayuga County Office of Tourism and the Finger Lakes Region are proud of this achievement- not only to be nominated, but to be selected by readers across the country as the favorite wine region for the second year in a row.

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