Leisure and Travel Blog

Category - Outdoors

Apple Picking Time is here!

Friday, October 22, 2021 1:00 PM by Dawn Lubaszewski

It's Apple Picking Time!

Unplan a last-minute weekend getaway, take a scenic drive to an orchard, pick a few bags of apples, enjoy warm cider doughnuts, fresh pressed apple cider, freshly baked pies, purchase some local honey or homemade jams!

Unplan Orchard and Farms

My favorite time of the year is fall because that means apple picking time is here! I love everything about the experience of picking apples, the smell of

Big Fish Time in Cayuga

Thursday, September 30, 2021 10:00 AM by George Fiorille

The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting cooler. It’s obviously a sign that fall is on the way.

With the arrival of fall, lakes and other waterways in Cayuga County are getting void of pleasure boaters. This in turn leaves area waters more open for anglers.

The coming of fall with its cooler air and water temps, jump start fish into feeding before the winter slow down period.

Exploring Aurora

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 10:00 AM by Matt Stevenson

Welcome to Aurora!

I still remember seeing that sign for the first time after I’d moved back from Florida. I’d been gone for 15 years so I was worried about that old adage “you can never go home again”. Yet to the right of that sign the sun was sparkling off a constant that hadn’t changed a bit. Cayuga Lake may rise and fall with the seasons yet it always remains constant in its beauty and

Cayuga County’s Winter Wonderland Fisheries

Friday, February 19, 2021 3:00 PM by George Fiorille

Wintertime doesn’t have to be boring with a case of cabin fever for anglers in Cayuga County. Cayuga County sports several different fisheries that can be experienced through the ice and on open waters.

Before you venture out on any body of water during the winter, there’s some things to take into consideration to have a pleasurable experience. First, make sure you dress warmly in layers.

Owen Orchards, a Family operation

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:00 AM by Gillian Sears

Apple of my Eye

Owen Orchards is an old-fashioned apple orchard and farm located on Route 5 between Elbridge and Auburn, New York. The Owen Orchards store, open from mid-August through March, is reminiscent of a down-home farmer’s market! You will find fresh apples, homemade pies, fresh pressed apple cider, apple cider donuts, and an assortment of locally grown and produced vegetables including

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