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Why do we Travel?

Sep 26, 2023 / Dawn Lubaszewski

Why Do We Travel?? Karen Kuhl – Executive Director – Cayuga County Tourism Office Working in a tourism office my world is filled with ways to tell people the amazing beauty and character they will find when they arrive in Cayuga County. More

Catching Non-Game Fish in Cayuga County

Sep 14, 2023 / Dawn Lubaszewski

Catching Non-Game Fish in Cayuga County By: George Fiorille Cayuga County is known for its great game fishing. Whether it is bass, trout, walleye, salmon or panfish, you can be sure to find quality angling for various species of game fish.     During the springtime, fishing for non-game fish can be exceptional. More

September is Underground Railroad Month

Sep 11, 2023 / Dawn Lubaszewski

September is International Underground Railroad Month September marks the observance of International Underground Railroad Month, a significant period commemorating the efforts of abolitionists Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass. Having escaped from slavery in Maryland in the month of September, both Tubman and Douglass chose to experience their newfound freedom in upstate New York’s Finger Lakes region. More

Where Brave Women Winter

Feb 21, 2023 / madden

Where Brave Women Winter By: Karen Kuhl The Finger Lakes region has fabulous assets that make it an ideal place to live and travel, including our impressive historical figures who changed the way we live today. Among these impactful individuals are our own Harriet Tubman, Frances Seward, Martha Coffin Wright and Emily Howland, all of whom called Cayuga County home. More

Yesterday’s Culture is the Shell of Today’s Culture

Feb 14, 2023 / madden

Yesterday’s Culture is the Shell of Today's Culture By: Justin Harris Hundreds of years of oppression ironically facilitated and fueled a culture of freedom fighting in America. Out of this freedom Black Americans could find full expression and develop a culture that wasn’t related to African heritage or their bondage. More

Live and Honor Black History in Harriet Tubman’s Hometown

Feb 07, 2023 / madden

Live and Honor Black History in Harriet Tubman’s Hometown By: Colleen Onuffer Although this is the chosen month to highlight Black history, the celebration and recognition of the Black history-makers goes beyond the month of February. Their contributions are ingrained in our society and culture, which is something to be acknowledged every day. More

Ideas for Celebrating Valentines Day

Jan 31, 2023 / madden

Ideas for Celebrating Valentines Day By: Staff A little Valentine's Day History... Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and it probably has you thinking of flowers, wine, chocolates, and a candlelight dinner, but before you start planning and searching for the best gifts for your Valentine, you might be wondering why do we celebrate Valentine’s Day? More

2022 A Year in Review

Jan 24, 2023 / madden

2022 A Year in Review By: Staff The Cayuga County Office of Tourism is the designated tourism promotion agency for Cayuga County. We are responsible for promoting the county’s attractions, events and lodging establishments.To accomplish this, we develop different campaigns and partnerships, and we align them with potential visitors. More