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Apple Orchards, Harriet Tubman and Fall Fun all in Cayuga County

The fall season is one of the most beautiful in the Finger Lakes of New York State. Along with the vibrant colors of the trees, beautiful autumn flowers, and breathtaking sunrises and sunsets, there are delicious apples - picked right out of the orchards. And with apples, comes cider, donuts, apple wine and much more! We’ve rounded up a bunch of places around Cayuga County to help you get your…

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Celebrate Cider Week NY in Cayuga County

Celebrate Cider Week 2021! With the first recorded references to cider dating back to Roman times, this is indeed a drink to celebrate and with New York State currently ranking second in the nation in apple production, we have a lot of apples to celebrate with. New York State produces an average of twenty-five million bushels of apples a year, second only to Washington State, producing 5.4 billion…

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Big Fish Time in Cayuga

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…

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A guide to the odd, quirky and offbeat

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. Cayuga County…

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Stranger Things to See and Do in Cayuga County

Are you a fan of Netflix's Stranger Things or do you just like to find odd, quirky and offbeat things to do? Although Cayuga County is miles away from the fabled, faux town of Hawkins, Indiana, we think you will like it here! We certainly do! To the best of our knowledge we don't have any Demogorgons and the upside down may only be a figment of the imagination. Don't forget to like and follow {on…

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Harvest Season in Cayuga County

Harvest season is calling! Fall spice and everything nice! This is peak season for harvesting those beautiful grapes that make our favorite wines. Depending on the weather and the grapes, this season can start as early as mid-August and extend as late into the fall as November, December and January are the times for those precious ice wine grapes. Fall and (September) is that magical time of year…

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UnPlan a Getaway

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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The Sweet Taste of Fall

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, u-pick fruit fields and cafés, all…

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Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets are important to the vitality of a community and the Auburn Farmer's Market is no different! Located across from the iconic Curley's Restaurant just off of Routes 5&20 West, the market is open for business on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, from June to October. Auburn is indeed a great place to live, and the farmer's market brings life and vitality to our beloved city! What are…

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11 Stranger Things to See and Do in Cayuga County

Are you a fan of Netflix's Stranger Things or do you just like to find odd, quirky and offbeat things to do while you are on vacation? Although Cayuga County is miles away from the fabled, faux town of Hawkins, Indiana, we think you will like it here! We certainly do! To the best of our knowledge we don't have any Demogorgons and the upside down may only be a figment of the imagination. Check out…

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