Leisure and Travel Blog

Author: Staff

Apple Orchards, Harriet Tubman and Fall Fun all in Cayuga County

The fall season is one of the most beautiful in the Finger Lakes of New York State. Along with the vibrant colors of the trees, beautiful autumn flowers, and breathtaking sunrises and sunsets, there are delicious apples - picked right out of the orchards. And with apples, comes cider, donuts, apple wine and much more!

We’ve rounded

Underground Railroad: Trusted Terminals for Harriet Tubman

Thursday, September 23, 2021 1:00 PM by Staff

Underground Railroad: Trusted Terminals for Harriet Tubman

Did you know that Auburn and Cayuga County have deep ties to the Underground Railroad? In honor of September being International Underground Railroad month, we suggest you see these stops around Cayuga County associated with the famed path to freedom.

About the Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad is considered by many to be the

Make Waves in Harriet Tubman's Home

Thursday, September 2, 2021 10:00 AM by Staff

Make Waves in Harriet Tubman's Home

Not only the home of Harriet Tubman, Cayuga County is also home to seven lakes and the Erie Canal. We proudly have more freshwater coastline than any other county in New York State! That means there are plenty of opportunities to splash, swim, fish, paddle and more. Although summer is starting to wind down, there’s still lots of time to enjoy the waterways found

Updates from local attractions

Thursday, August 19, 2021 9:00 AM by Staff

Please read on to see updates from our partners on their requirements for vaccination status, proof and mask wearing. To err on the side of preparedness please always have a mask with you should the establishment you wish to visit requires them as our list below is not exhaustive.

  • Cayuga Museum of History & Art: Requires visitors to wear a mask when visiting regardless of vaccination status.

Find Your Brave in Cayuga County

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 10:00 AM by Staff

Finding your brave

Cayuga County was built on trailblazers who were willing to push society’s standards and biases in hopes for a better America for all. Find your brave in Cayuga County – like countless others have done before, such as Slocum and Emily Howland, Harriet Tubman, Martha Coffin Wright and more.

Take a look at these unique destinations throughout the area. See how these iconic

Berry picking in the Finger Lakes

Friday, July 2, 2021 9:00 AM by Staff

Finger Lakes berries and blueberries in particular 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

Walk in Harriet's Shoes Around Auburn NY

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 4:00 PM by Staff

Walk in Harriet’s Shoes Around Auburn

Harriet Tubman played a significant role in our nation’s history. As the famous “conductor” of the Underground Railroad, Harriet led many individuals to freedom and endlessly fought for equal rights. In 1859, after emancipating herself and members of her family, Harriet chose Auburn, NY in Cayuga County as the place to call home.

This summer, we invite you to

Start thinking Spring

Saturday, March 6, 2021 7:00 PM by Staff

Get outdoors this Spring

The flowers are starting to bloom and the birds to sing, it’s time to join them. Grab your walking shoes, clean the cobwebs off the bike and hit the trails and parks. Cayuga County offers an impressive quantity of places to get in touch with nature and pump fresh air into our lungs as we explore new spots. Here are enough to get you going, check them out, then send us

Curbside Cayuga

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 12:00 PM by Staff

Like the most of us, after a long day at home you are ready for a break! Treat yourself and support our community by ordering from your favorite local restaurant.

Many restaurants have switched over to no-seating options in their dining rooms to help with social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.

Here’s a list of restaurants currently participating in carryout orders, curbside delivery,

MAKE SOME WAVES