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Unplan your Getaway-Hiking...Cider and Fun!

Unplan your Getaway Hiking...Cider and Fun Activities Fall is unquestionably my favorite season — everything feels crisp, clean, vibrant and so very special. The changing colors pair perfectly with the delicious flavors of apples and pumpkins, the crunch of the leaves during a brisk hike, and the smells of the firepit as you enjoy less congested camping. With so many things to make fall the best…

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Family Fall Fun in Cayuga County

Cayuga County is the perfect place for families for plan a fall trip. There is a chill in the air and the trees are starting to change colors! From hiking to waterfalls to stunning lakeside views, picking pumpkins and apples, to corn mazes, and fall festivals, get ready to explore! Spend a weekend here discover all we have to offer! Orchards…Pumpkins and Apples According to the New York Apple…

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Parks Poster Challenge

#ParksPosterChallenge Your pictures are awesome, we want to see more! It has been a beautiful summer and is shaping up to be a stunning fall! Venture out to all three state parks with friends, family or a solo adventure. Part of the beauty and allure of nature is that it can be what you need it to be. Schedule a few days of family bonding by packing a picnic and enjoy the day use areas, grab some…

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The Great Outdoors in the Finger Lakes

With the continuing uncertainty around Covid-19 and travel Cayuga County is again encouraging safe travel to the great outdoors in the Finger Lakes. Unplan a last-minute weekend getaway to wander through the beautiful hiking trails, scenic drive, nature centers & preserves and catch your breath {of fresh air}. Are you travelling with a newly acquired four-legged friend, or your trusty companion…

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Apple Picking Time is here!

It's Apple Picking Time! Unplan a last-minute weekend getaway, take a scenic drive to an orchard, pick a few bags of apples, enjoy warm cider doughnuts, fresh pressed apple cider, freshly baked pies, purchase some local honey or homemade jams! My favorite time of the year is fall because that means apple picking time is here! I love everything about the experience of picking apples, the smell of…

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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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Celebrate National Pet Day in the Finger Lakes

National Pet Day National Pet Day is April 11. Our trusty companions are considered by many to be a member of the family. A National Institutes of Health (NIH) study confirms pets contribute to overall cardiovascular health by lowering cortisol, cholesterol, and blood pressure levels. So, it really is in our best interest to spend as much time with our furry friends, right?! Pets play an important…

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Start thinking Spring

Get outdoors this Spring The flowers are starting to bloom and the birds to sing, it’s time to join them. Grab your walking shoes, clean the cobwebs off the bike and hit the trails and parks. Cayuga County offers an impressive quantity of places to get in touch with nature and pump fresh air into our lungs as we explore new spots. Here are enough to get you going, check them out, then send us…

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Cayuga County’s Winter Wonderland Fisheries

Wintertime doesn’t have to be boring with a case of cabin fever for anglers in Cayuga County. Cayuga County sports several different fisheries that can be experienced through the ice and on open waters. Before you venture out on any body of water during the winter, there’s some things to take into consideration to have a pleasurable experience. First, make sure you dress warmly in layers…

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