Five Finger Lakes Resolutions you will want keep!

  1. Start the year with a party

  2. Eat healthy – eat local

  3. Enjoy the great outdoors – year round

  4. Sample a local craft beer

  5. Make 2017 eventful - attend an event every month of the year

1.Beer drinkers Start the year with a party 

Ring in the New Year with bubbles and live jazz at the Aurora Inn overlooking Cayuga Lake or take part in the New Year’s Eve bash at the new Refinery Modern Fare restaurant at the Hilton Garden Inn, Auburn.

2. Eat healthy- eat local

Cayuga County and the Finger Lakes are famous for our fresh fruit, herbs, vegetables and dairy products plus honey, maple syrup and all sorts of goodies made with these ingredients. Many of the restaurants feature the finest quality products from local farms on their seasonal menus. Be sure to ask them about their locally inspired dishes!

3. Enjoy the great outdoors – year round

Snow covered roadFor adventurous types an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities are ready for you to conquer. Don’t think you have to wait until summer to enjoy the great outdoors. Cayuga County’s well - groomed trails are perfect for cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and hiking through the natural beauty of winter in the Finger Lakes.

4. Sample a local craft beer

The Finger Lakes region is nationally recognized for its wineries, but its breweries are equally impressive. Travel the Finger Lakes Beer Trail and visit breweries, brewpubs, tap houses, tasting rooms, beer stores and restaurants that feature fabulous Finger Lakes brews!

5. Make 2017 eventful!

Prison City at nightCayuga County and the Finger Lakes are full of events and festivals throughout the year. Spring kicks off with the Wine & Herb Festival along the Cayuga Wine Trail, followed by the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival throughout the summer and early fall. Late fall brings the Quilts=Art=Quilts, juried quilt exhibit at the Schweinfurth Art Center and we start to dream of Christmas during the Holiday Traditions celebration at Auburn’s museums and cultural sites in December. Visit for a complete calendar of events throughout the year.