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Birding at the Sterling Nature Center

@courtesy of the Sterling Nature Center

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Celebrate American Craft Beer Week With Cayuga County

During these COVID times we need to raise a glass and toast to the tight knit community of small independent brewers in NYS. They band together, share insights, successes, collaborate in the forms of co-brewed beers and support one another. It is the beauty of the craft beer industry, how these folks maintain their connection with the communities they reside in. May 11th - 17th is American Craft…

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Our Wineries - This is OUR Cayuga - What’s yours?

Here in Cayuga County our wineries range in size and styles. Most of them are relatively small giving us a unique bespoke experience. Our county boasts 11 wineries, so there is truly a place and taste for everyone. The producers here create some of the best quality wines in New York State and when you visit, it is a special experience in an intimate atmosphere that focuses on the technique of…

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Easter Eats

Looking for Easter Take-Out? Hop to it and view our list of local restaurants offering up take-out on Easter Sunday! Call or visit them online to see what their menu options or specials are! Many establishments are offering family sized meals so you can easily feed your loved ones. Be sure to place your order ahead of time so that you don't miss out…

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Curbside Cayuga

Like the most of us, after a long day at home you are ready for a break! Treat yourself and support our community by ordering from your favorite local restaurant. Many restaurants have switched over to no-seating options in their dining rooms to help with social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s a list of restaurants currently participating in carryout orders, curbside delivery…

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Fight the Winter Blues this Year at Treleaven

Harvest Season may have come to a close and the cold weather may be right around the corner in the Finger Lakes, but that doesn’t mean the fun stops at Treleaven! When you begin to look for a way to fight cabin fever during those chilly days, grab your friends and family and head to the winery - a short 25 minutes drive south of Auburn. You can still visit for regular tastings and tours, but if…

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Taste Our Great Grapes in Cayuga County

USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice 2019 has tabulated the votes, concluding the Finger Lakes Region is the favorite wine region in the country as determined by its readers. The Cayuga County Office of Tourism and the Finger Lakes Region are proud of this achievement- not only to be nominated, but to be selected by readers across the country as the favorite wine region for the second year in a row…

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The Grape Harvest – A Great Time to Visit the Finger Lakes

As September settles in you can feel fall in the air and the magical display of colors starts to spread every so slightly across the rolling hills and valleys that make up the Finger Lakes Region. The first crushing of the grapes can start as early as mid-August and depending on weather and fruit quality can continue into November and even December and January for the prized ice wines. But, fall…

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Theater and Fine Dining in the Finger Lakes

Thinking of doing something special, spending quality time with someone and making memories to enjoy throughout the year? These are those special moments that take a little more planning and coordinating to ensure everything falls into place. We’re here to make it easier for you. We have a variety of options to entice your mind, your heart and your belly! Cayuga County has fine dining options as…

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Founder's Day - A Finger Lakes Tradition

Whether you like antique & classic cars, motorcycles, live music or fine art, Founder’s Day has a variety for all to enjoy. New this year, the City of Auburn is sponsoring a special performance August 10 at 7PM by the Edgar Winter Band on the new field at Falcon Park. Advance sale tickets for $25 are available at the Doubledays box office, and online under summer events at auburnny.gov. Tickets…

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Why You Should Visit Aurora NY

A Summer Of Wanderlust This summer I have been a woman with wanderlust! We began July, precisely on the first, with a road trip to Florida. We visited the cities of Orlando, Clearwater, Miami Beach and of course Disney World (which should be a city, itself ;-). I shared on my Instagram and Instagram Stories many of our excursions from each of our destinations in the Sunshine State. I would have…

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