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Top 10 things To Do in the Finger Lakes this Winter

Friday, February 28, 2020 1:00 PM by Staff

Top 10 things to do in the Finger Lakes this Winter – inside or out!

Winter is a very special time in Cayuga County and the Finger Lakes region if you like the great outdoors or if you just want to stay inside and enjoy a cozy inn or bed & breakfast. Here’s our Top 10 things to do for outdoor enthusiasts and those of you that just prefer to enjoy a warm fire and sip a glass of fine Finger Lakes

A Hibercation Hotel Package for Every Traveler

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 1:00 PM by Karen Bedard

It’s Cayuga County’s first annual hibercation and we are thrilled with how creative our partners have been in crafting special hotel packages. Thoughtful welcome gifts and experiences, unique dining specials, and attractive pricing are just the beginning. Prison City Pub & Brewery even came up with a signature Hibercation Beer Flight to help us all get in the spirit. Read on to see what kind of

Introducing Cayuga County’s First Annual HibercationHere in the heart of NY’s Finger Lakes region, we’re redefining the winter getaway. Treat yourself to guilt-free relaxation and much-needed coziness with a hibercation. Cayuga County’s low-key pace, rich history, homegrown craft breweries, and creative cuisine provide just the right setting for those looking to reconnect, disconnect, or a little bit of both. This getaway is bound to be a bright

Schweinfurth Art Center Annual Quilt Show

Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:00 PM by Maria Welych

The 39th annual “Quilts=Art=Quilts” exhibition is currently on display at the Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn. But someone unfamiliar with fiber arts would be surprised by the quilts’ appearance. These are art quilts, a genre of quilts designed to hang on walls instead of covering beds.

“This is one of the art center’s signature exhibits,” said Schweinfurth Executive Director Donna Lamb. “Our

Fight the Winter Blues this Year at Treleaven

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 11:00 AM by Staff

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

With the holidays right around the corner, it seems like the perfect time of year to share a list of Finger Lakes inspired gifts from local producers, artisans, and specialty shops to include in your own Finger Lakes gift basket.

Sweet Treats

Gretchen's Confections - chocolates and more

Searching for decadent chocolate that will win over even the most pickiest chocolate connoisseur? Gretchen's Confections has it all from delightful

It's Maple Syrup Time

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 4:00 PM by Karen Kuhl

Maple Sugar Time

Winter has been dragging on and on and the beginning of March brought us some frigid weather. This week temperatures are rising again, leading no doubt to yet another cold snap. These up and downs in temperature have one good side effect. The maple sap is running up and down the Sugar Maple trees, and the new season’s maple syrup will soon be ready. What sweet treats will you

Fair Haven - Not just a summer destination!

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 10:00 AM by Susan Lemon

Winter Ice Drags - Fair Haven NYFor many, the name of Fair Haven brings thoughts of summer memories – and idyllic days on the lake. But this same lake is perhaps even more beautiful in the winter months. It may be too cold for swimming (although some “polar bear” residents have been seen making the traditional January 1st plunge)—but there are a myriad of winter activities to enjoy here.

Fair Haven Winter - SnowmobilingOnce the lake freezes over, tents start

6 ways to enjoy winter in the Finger Lakes

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 4:00 PM by Meg Vanek

Welcome to winter! Even though it feels like the last time you saw the sun was six months ago, it’s time to pick yourself up, get over the cold-weather blues and embrace some of the wonderful things that the winter season has to offer. From rich, hot cocoa to house made soups to smiling snowmen, there’s a lot to love during this cold-weather season so put on your favorite cozy winter sweater and

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