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Find Your Brave in Cayuga County

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 10:00 AM by Staff

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

Father's Day in Cayuga County

Thursday, June 17, 2021 1:00 PM by Claire Dunlap

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

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

Safely Support Tourism in Cayuga County

#PowerOfTravel

This National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) was celebrated the first week in May. We are highlighting ways that you can continue to safely support the tourism industry. The Power of Travel and the critical role the tourism industry will play in bringing back our vibrant communities, restoring the economy, rebuilding our workforce and

Old Fashion Feel, Artisan Products

King Ferry Corner Store is a convenience shop with an old-fashioned General Store setting that is proud of its inviting, friendly atmosphere. Just a few years ago, area native and owner, Rebecca Binns transformed the old store that was once the hub of activity in the thriving little hamlet of King Ferry and restored it to be once more a mainstay of the community.

Mother's Day Celebration Ideas

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:00 AM by Michelle Miller

Aaah Mother’s Day, what do you get your mom?

Meadow with sheep and blue sky

She made your life possible, so the stakes are pretty high in the present department! The most precious thing we have to give is our time and if they are like my mom, that’s what she cherished the most. Whether you are celebrating your mother or you are the mother to be celebrated a local road trip is a great way to spend some time together. Jump in

Celebrating Mother's Day in Cayuga County

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 2:00 PM by Gillian Sears

Shake off winter and show Mom you really care with these local events and thoughtful meals prepared in her honor that the whole family can enjoy this Mother’s Day weekend. Here is a taste of what you can expect!

Brunches/Dinners:

Mother’s Day Dinner at 1833 Kitchen & Bar at Aurora Inn in Aurora May 9

Mother’s Day Brunch at Refinery at Hilton Garden Inn in Auburn May 9

Mother’s Day Brunch at

7 Ways to Support Tourism in Cayuga County

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 11:00 AM by Claire Dunlap

National Travel and Tourism Week

#PowerOfTravel May 2-8, 2021

This National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), there is more reason than ever to celebrate the collective strength of the U.S. travel and tourism industry and its dynamic workforce.

The 38th annual NTTW, taking place May 2-8, recognizes the Power of Travel and the critical role our industry will play in bringing back our vibrant

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

New York Pizzeria in Cato NY

Friday, April 23, 2021 9:00 AM by Flawless Cuts Crew

"Lived up to all the hype"

What if you could have the best wings in Cayuga county and the pizza to match? Served crunchy and crispy with hot sauce that sticks to the wings and pooled at the bottom of the bowl. Yes our wings came in a bowl.

New York pizzeria is located in Cato New York, about 15 minutes north of auburn. You wouldn’t expect much from a pizza place located in a town of about 2,000

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