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Birding at the Sterling Nature Center

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Hibercation...A Cure for Cabin Fever

Hibercation: part hibernation, part vacation and 100 percent good for the soul. It’s Cayuga County’s third annual hibercation and we are thrilled with how creative our partners have been in crafting special hotel packages. Thoughtful welcome gifts and experiences, unique specials, and attractive pricing are just the beginning. Prison City Pub & Brewery and Summerhill Brewery are offering flight…

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Kick off your Holiday Shopping

This year kick off your holiday shopping on GREEN FRIDAY. GREEN FRIDAY challenges everyone to shop sustainable brands during the holidays, shop small, local businesses, eat at local restaurants, and take time to slow down any enjoy good company and the holiday season. Here are a few ideas on how check a few names off your list while shopping locally and sustainably: Cool Reusable Gifts: Tote…

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Find Your Brave in Cayuga County

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…

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Relaxed, Down-home atmosphere at Morgan's Half Acre Produce

Down home, family friendly atmosphere Morgan’s Half Acre Produce is a family friendly shop with easy parking and a relaxed, down home atmosphere. The shop is handicap accessible and staff are happy to answer your questions about the produce, cooking suggestions, or help you with travel directions! This well-known farm stand also offers locally produced maple syrup and honey as well as a variety of…

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Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail - Family Fun in '21!

We Welcome you to Delight in Dessert! 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…

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Berry picking in the Finger Lakes

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…

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Walk in Harriet's Shoes Around Auburn NY

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…

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Juneteenth Celebrations in Cayuga County

History and Events in Honor of Juneteenth Juneteenth marks the end of slavery in the United States. The celebration began on June 19, 1865, which became known as Juneteenth, when Major General Gordon Granger of the Union Army arrived in Galveston, Texas to deliver the final execution of the Emancipation Proclamation. Which President Abraham Lincoln originally sign over two years earlier. For all…

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Father's Day in Cayuga County

Father's Day Ideas Ideas and inspiration for celebrating dad this year! Take him out to explore Cayuga County or send him a little something that reminds him of you and the beautiful Finger Lakes region, something tasty and edible, something hand crafted, made local, something as unique as he is! Father’s Day Gift & Experience Ideas Cheers @ A.T. Walley Skip the tie, and purchase Dad a bottle…

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Summer Time is Fishing Fun Time in Cayuga County

Summer Time Fishing Fun Anglers who fish out in boats along with shore fishermen, can have lots of success during the summer in Cayuga County. Whether you fish for trout, bass, or panfish, you can find shallow fish and deep fish on our area waters. Fishermen who enjoy getting up early in the morning often have more luck than those who sleep in and get out later during the summer. The old quote of…

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