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2022 A Year in Review

The Cayuga County Office of Tourism is the designated tourism promotion agency for Cayuga County. We are responsible for promoting the county’s attractions, events and lodging establishments.To accomplish this, we develop different campaigns and partnerships, and we align them with potential visitors. 2022 was a memorable year for tourism in our region — below are some of the efforts that we took…

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Hiking Tips

Hiking Tips and Etiquette Cayuga County has, over 65 miles of multi-use trails with some of the most breath taking and abundant natural scenery! Hiking, walking, snowmobiling, birding, and fishing are just a few ways to get out and enjoy Cayuga County’s natural beauty in the winter. Don’t let cooler weather keep you in the house, bundle up- get out and get some fresh air, don’t forget to bring…

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Local Businesses Honoring Harriet Tubman’s Life and Legacy

Local Businesses Honoring Harriet Tubman’s Life and Legacy In honor of the bicentennial birthday of Harriet Tubman, Tour Cayuga developed a grant program designed to encourage diverse business owners to develop events/programs or performances that highlighted Harriet Tubman’s life and legacy and promoted diversity, equality, and inclusion. All organizations applying for the grant were encouraged…

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Holiday Fun for All

Best Wishes for a Magical Holiday Season The holiday season brings so many wonderful opportunities to gather with the ones you love! This year, I will be having company visiting for the week before and after Christmas. My first thought was, how am I going to entertain and keep everyone busy and happy! So, scoured Facebook and Tour Cayuga’s Event Page and came up with a few ideas. Ideas for…

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Holiday Traditions Open House

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s not too soon to mark your calendar for the Auburn area’s Holiday Traditions Open House. Citywide events have been planned to help you celebrate the holiday season. Holiday Traditions was created by the Seward House Museum over 30 years ago as a token of appreciation to the Auburn community. This year the event will be held on Sunday, December 11. The…

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Cabin Fever? ...Try a Hibercation!

It’s time to redefine the cozy winter getaway with a Hibercation – a state of relaxation and coziness characterized by the body’s increased exposure to charming lake towns, delightful culinary experiences, local craft breweries, and friendly, down-to-earth people. This is Cayuga County’s fourth annual Hibercation event and we are thrilled to bring you a variety of lodging partners and various…

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Shop till you Drop-Shop Green, Shop Local

You have probably heard of Black Friday, but have you heard of Green Friday? Green Friday encourages people to shop mindfully and to shop sustainably. This doesn't mean that you can't “shop ‘til you drop", it just means, be more mindfull of your purchases, shop small local businesses, eat at local restaurants. Gifts don't alway need to be bought at a store they could be gifts of experiences, make…

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Thanksgiving Traditions

"Over the river and through the wood,To have first-rate play. Hear the bells ring,”Ting-a-ling-ding!" Hurrah for Thanksgiving Day!” -Lydia MariaChild Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because all its asks of you is to gather with people you care about and share a meal. No gifts, necessary, no special decorations or tree, all that is needed is people getting together to enjoy each other’s company…

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Recharge…Relax…Renew in Cayuga County!

Self- Care is defined in the dictionary as the practice of taking an active role in protecting one's own well-being and happiness, during periods of stress. Some people think self- care is synonymous with being self-centered and selfish, this is simply not true! Engaging in a self-care routine has been clinically proven to reduce anxiety, depression, and stress. It also helps improve…

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Spooky & not so Spooky Halloween Events

The spookiest holiday of the year is just around the corner, and I have complied a few spooky and not so spooky things to do this season in Cayuga County! Top Ten Not Too Spooky Family Friendly Things to do this Halloween Season Penny’s Country Farm- Come join the fun at Penny's Pumpkin Patch! Fun for all ages! Themed weekends, fun zone, farm animals, playground, spook woods, corn mazes, kiddie…

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