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Family Fall Fun in Cayuga County

Cayuga County is the perfect place for families for plan a fall trip. There is a chill in the air and the trees are starting to change colors! From hiking to waterfalls to stunning lakeside views, picking pumpkins and apples, to corn mazes, and fall festivals, get ready to explore! Spend a weekend here discover all we have to offer! Orchards…Pumpkins and Apples According to the New York Apple…

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Discovering History

Harriet Tubman played a significant role in our nation’s history she was a spy during the civil war, an underground railroad conductor, a homeowner, and a supporter of the suffragist movement. 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…

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Memorial Day 2022

Many of us look forward to Memorial Day weekend for its parades and barbecues and in Cayuga County there is no shortage of activities to attend. But let's not forget what the holiday is about: honoring the brave men and women who have sacrificed their lives for our freedom. Did you know that in 1966 Waterloo, NY was recognized by Congress and President Johnson as the birthplace of Memorial Day? On…

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Happy Mothers Day

Mothers are superheroes and deserve to be honored all year round — but there’s no denying that on Mother’s Day they deserve to be celebrated in a special way. Whether it’s the mom or stepmom who raised you, the mother figure or even a close friend who is a mom, Mother’s Day is a day to say “thank you” to the all the strong, nurturing, beautiful women in your life! With Mother’s Day just around the…

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National Travel & Tourism Week: Ambassador Edition

National Travel & Tourism Week: Ambassador Edition Tourism Ambassador Julisa Stone Travel means to me: Adventure - the thrill of seeing and enjoying new places, people, and tasty bites! I chose to be a tourism ambassador because: I love Cayuga County and everything it has to offer from State Park camping, community celebrations like Fair Haven's 4 th of July week and Moravia's Bathtub Races, the…

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Future of Travel-National Travel and Tourism Week

It’s time to celebrate the ‘Future of Travel’ during National Travel and Tourism Week, May 1-7. This year’s theme elevates how the travel industry can restore the workforce, help communities recover, foster sustainability, usher in new innovations and reconnect travelers in the U.S. and around the world. Celebrated annually the first full week in May, NTTW was created by Congress in 1983 to…

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Happy Easter..Egg Hunts, Brunch & more!

I don't know about you, but in my opinion, spring isn’t officially here until Easter comes around. Flowers are beginning to bloom the sun is out and the temperatures are on the rise, winter is finally over. Easter is just around the corner and Cayuga County is prepared with Easter Egg Hunts, Easter Sunday Brunches and Easter Bunny appearances. Brunches Check out these local restaurants serving…

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Happy Earth Day...Invest in our Planet

Happy Earth Day…Happy Earth Month Did you know that Earth Day started in 1969 as a grassroots movement in America? The idea was proposed by Gaylord Nelson, a senator from Wisconsin. Now celebrated globally, Earth Day, celebrated April 22, is a yearly reminder to respect the Earth and show gratitude to our planet. This year’s Earth Day theme is …. Invest in our Planet! Now is the time to focus on…

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Historical Women in the Finger Lakes

March is the perfect month to celebrate the innovative, creative women who live in our area as well as the strong fearless women who carved out a future for us all. We are lucky to live an area that was an epicenter for women’s rights. Let’s take a up close look at a few of the trail blazing women from history. I think you will be amazed at their bravery, their sacrifices, their struggles, and…

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY HARRIET TUBMAN!

2022 is a special year in the world of honoring equal rights. Not only is Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the forefront of our society today, this year marks 200 years since the birth of a great American hero and iconic leader in the realm of freedom and equity for all - Harriett Tubman! Although the exact date of her birth is not known, it is believed that she was born in March, and we know…

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