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Birding at the Sterling Nature Center

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Autumn Harvest in the Finger Lakes

One of the best times to visit Cayuga County and the Finger Lakes is during the autumn harvest, when you can sample, pick and buy the freshest produce and enjoy the glorious fall foliage for which the region is so well known. You can even become part of the harvesting process by picking your own apples and pumpkins or stomping grapes. Wine tours are one of the most popular visitor activities…

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Top 5 Places to Leaf Peep in Cayuga County

Owasco Lake- Route 38 South Owasco Lake may be one of the smaller Finger Lakes, but is certainly not short on awe-inspiring views. Begin just south of the City of Auburn at Emerson Park at the northern tip of Owasco Lake. Head south on NY 38 and enjoy the dazzling foliage display as you leisurely drive down the western shore of the lake toward Moravia. End your leaf-peeping excursion at Fillmore…

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Best Places to Go Leaf Peeping in Cayuga County

To be honest to go leaf-peeping in the Finger Lakes, you do not really need to go anywhere- virtually everywhere you turn during the first two weeks of October, you’ll be surrounded by lush landscapes of red, yellow and bright orange. But for particularly magnificent views, check out these favorite spots. Fillmore Glen State Park, located in southern Cayuga County, is known for its spectacular…

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Wine & Dine during Fall Harvest in the Finger Lakes

This time of year, the grapes are hanging heavy on their vines in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State, and harvest time is here. Vineyard owners are working 18-hour days picking, destemming and crushing grapes, then siphoning the juice into holding tanks and fermenters. All in all, it’s a pretty hectic time. The Finger Lakes grape harvest typically lasts about a month, so a harvest started…

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Leaf Peeping Road Trip in New York’s Finger Lakes Region

As the weather cools down in the fall, leaf peepers get ready to hit the road to witness nature’s display of dazzling colors and there is no place better than Cayuga County in New York’s Finger Lakes Region to view the amazing reds, golds, yellows and oranges of autumn. Tips for a Fall Foliage Adventure in the Finger Lakes Some of the area’s best leaves can only be seen when you get off the…

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Celebrate the Fall Season at Treleaven

Wine, food and live entertainment come together the second weekend of October at the annual Harvest Fest at Treleaven by King Ferry Winery. The two-day celebration will kick-off on Saturday, October 10 and run until Sunday, October 11 with the good times beginning at 10AM each day. The whole weekend will be packed with events for friends and families of all ages. From the all-ages grape stomp to…

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