Leisure and Travel Blog

Tag - 2020

Fresh year, fresh start, fresh air

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 8:00 AM by Gillian Sears

With the wackiest year almost behind us, make wellness your New Year’s resolution for 2021. With unique experiences all throughout the county, good vibes are always nearby!

Get spoiled, relax, indulge yourself in the festively decorated Inns of Aurora properties in Aurora. The hotel properties are the recipient of four Stella awards for 2020, so certainly a not-to-miss locale! Start the new year

Small Business Saturday in Cayuga County

Fueling Human Spirit

Shop Small, Shop Local & Shop Safe in Cayuga County! Our businesses are working tirelessly to create a safe holiday shopping experience. Ring in the holiday spirit with a smile behind every mask and that feeling of finding the perfect gift while supporting local business! Don't forget to fuel up while shopping! You'll find the shops to make crossing gifts

National Native American Heritage Month

Friday, November 27, 2020 11:00 AM by Claire Dunlap

Hard to find history

Did you know that the first American Indian Day in a state was declared on the second Saturday in May 1916, and that it was in New York by the governor? And later in 1990 President George H. W. Bush approved the joint resolution designating November “National Native American Heritage Month.

The area that now comprises Cayuga County was, prior to European settlement, homeland

Cayuga County holiday happenings and inspiration

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:00 PM by Gillian Sears

Safe holiday happenings to get you feeling festive!

Have you been pondering what there is to do this winter? Sure, we can make snow angels or snowmen once the flakes start flying, but what about the goings-on beyond your yard? You are in luck, my friend. There are activities taking place in all corners of the county from festive festivals to local shopping to support small businesses, to family

A guide to the odd, quirky and offbeat

Friday, October 30, 2020 10:00 AM by Claire Dunlap

Discover the weird & wonderful

Are you a curious and adventuresome traveler that wants to discover the unusual, obscure and sometimes just plain strange people, places and events that shape an area’s culture and history? If the answer is “yes” then Cayuga County’s “Odd, Quirky & Offbeat” brochure is the perfect guide to help you discover our amazing (and sometimes odd!) history.

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Insider View: Moravia

Friday, October 16, 2020 10:00 AM by Joshua Marnell

Outdoor Recreation, bathtub races, and great sandwiches

Entering the village of Moravia by the North, you will find our beloved state park Fillmore Glen. This park boasts approximately 7 miles of hiking trails, numerous waterfalls, a campground featuring camper and tent sites, a playground, a creek fed natural swimming area, a replica cabin of Millard Fillmores birthplace, and many open grass

UnPlan a Getaway

Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:00 AM by Karen Bedard

Let the Cayuga County Office of Tourism help you (Un)Plan your fall getaway.

Cayuga County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, with the help of marketing agency Three Needs Creative, is launching a new campaign to inspire and encourage spontaneous travel to Cayuga County this fall. If there is anything we have learned in recent months, it’s that plans change. So, the Cayuga County Office of Tourism

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