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A Page Has Turned
It’s been a difficult winter for many reasons, but now a change has come.That season has arrived again -- a season of fun in the sun, ambling in the shade, walking the streets of our villages and boating on the waterways that thread the Finger Lakes. Summer is here! It’s ours to take. Be sure to get it because we need it now more than ever. Happy Summer! From the Finger Lakes Vacationer Staff
Table of Contents FINGER LAKES MAP........... C6-C7 Savor A Taste of the Finger Lakes.......... 6
COVID-19 restrictions may still apply to summer events and locations in the Finger Lakes. Please call ahead or check websites to verify availability.
Communities Auburn....................................... 12 Camillus..................................... 18 Canandaigua........................... 25 Cortland.................................... 30 Dryden....................................... 32 Elbridge...................................... 36 Fair Haven & Sterling................. 38 Fulton......................................... 40 Hammondsport......................... 42 Homer........................................ 45 Ithaca........................................ 48 LaFayette.................................... 51 Marcellus................................... 53 Montour Falls............................. 57 Moravia...................................... 59 Oswego...................................... 62 Penn Yan.................................... 67 Phelps......................................... 70 Skaneateles............................... 71 Trumansburg............................. 75 Tully............................................. 78 Watkins Glen.............................. 81 Wayne County........................... 84 Weedsport................................. 86 Specialty Pages On the Road: Auto....................... 4 Antiques....................................... 5 Churches................................... 10
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On the Road: Auto Stock Your Vehicle
t’s time to get out of town! We’ve been cooped up for months and the road is calling. After you’ve done a well-serviced check-up of your car, don’t forget the helpful items you need to take along. Even a well-maintained vehicle can break down, so it’s advisable to put together an emergency roadside kit to carry with you. A cell phone tops the list of suggested emergency kit contents since it allows you to call for help when and where you need it.
Suggested emergency roadside kit contents include: • Cell phone and charger • First aid kit • Flashlight and extra batteries • Flares and a white flag • Jumper cables • Tire pressure gauge • Jack (and ground mat) for changing a tire • Work gloves and a change of clothes • Basic repair tools and some duct tape (for temporarily repairing a hose leak) • Water, paper towels and a garbage bag for cleaning up • Nonperishable food, drinking water, and medicines • Extra windshield washer fluid • Maps • Emergency blankets, towels and coats • Masks and hand sanitizer
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Treasure Hunt for Antiques Enjoy the hunt at annual shows in the Finger Lakes and Central New York. June 4-6 Bouckville June Antique Show & Fleas Market Route 20, Bouckville madison-bouckville.com/ june-show-antique-andflea-market Antique and Collectable Dealers bring their inventories to the antique community of Bouckville. This early summer show usually includes dealers of Oriental rugs, jewelry, art, petrolinia, glassware, furniture and treasures from the attic. Town wide, inside and out, rain or shine. Brought to you by the 65+ members of Madison Bouckville Promotions. Attendees: Please bring and wear your mask
while under tents and in buildings. Practice social distancing and sanitize hands frequently. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
June 19 Canandaigua Antique Show & Sale Canandaigua Civic Center, 250 N. Bloomfield Road, Canandaigua. More than 65 dealers showcase textiles, furniture, Americana, folk art, jewelry, pottery, plus a pancake breakfast sponsored by the Canandaigua Kiwanis Club, a food truck, classic car show, and wine tasting. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
July 9-10 Annual Skaneateles United Methodist Church Antique Show Austin Park Pavilion, Jordan & Austin Streets, Skaneateles 315-685-5963; www.skanantiqueshow.com 70+ antique vendors & 50+ artisan crafters. Hours:10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri.,July 9 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat., July 10.
July 24-25 50 Mile Garage Sale: Scenic By-way Route 90 The annual 50-mile Route 90 Garage Sale takes on a festival atmosphere each year as friends, family members and the occasional family dog go searching for surprises. Stretching along the roadside of Route 90, a New York State Scenic Byway, the sale runs from Montezuma in the north to the Village of Homer at the southern end. Along the way you will find everything imaginable. Always the last full weekend in July the official hours for the sale are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, rain or shine. Please note:
The Rt 90 Garage Sale is an event that no one person or entity controls. There is no one to contact if the event will be held this year. It is a prediction that depends on the state COVID mandates at the time and individual interests in putting up a sale (assuming they are allowed by the state). There will be some people who may opt not to have a garage sale that weekend.
Aug. 16-22 Madison-Bouckville Antique Week Bouckville (on Route 20) 315-686-5789; www.madison-bouckville.com The big one! This is the largest antiques and collectibles Show in New York with 2000+ dealers & vendors throughout 14 showfields and stores along historic Route 20. Many eclectic food trucks and vendors and plenty of parking at several show fields. Shuttle bus available. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday.
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Savor A Taste of the Finger Lakes TRAILBLAZERS:
Wine, Beer, Cider, Spirits & don’t forget the Cheese!
Finger Lakes Wine Trails
ore than 120 wineries dot the shorelines of Cayuga, Seneca, Keuka and Canandaigua lakes. Skaneateles does not have a wine trail, but it does have Anyela’s Vineyard on West Lake Road. Lake Ontario wineries have also developed a wine trail. Each winery has its own style and specialty, everything from converted barns to sparkling new buildings, gift shops and bistros, plus every variety of grape and vintage. The region is known for its award-winning Rieslings and ice wines. Tasting rooms abound and some wineries also have restaurants on site and picnic areas you can enjoy. Some offer music series and special events. The Finger Lakes was named America’s top wine region in a nationwide poll conducted by 10Best.com, an affiliate of USA Today. Several Finger Lakes wineries ranked in the Top 10 in the other categories So much to experience, where to begin? The Finger Lakes wineries have created trails around each lake. Visit the wine trail websites for details about the wineries, special events, downloadable maps and information about restaurants and lodging. You can also write to or call the trails’ offices and request that they send you their wine trail brochures. Now, plan your itinerary and you will be on your way. Those in the know suggest choos-
Owned and operated by Ioannis John Gotsis for 26 years, Kosta’s is a full service bar and grill with a family atmosphere. Kosta’s offers breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Daily specials including Friday fish fry, wing nights and Monday half price burgers & chicken sandwiches. Kosta’s is known for its Gyro’s, 7 flavors of wings and large tender steaks. A full pizza menu including calzones and strombolis is also available. The restaurant and bar are divided into two sections, so whether you are looking to have drinks with friends or dinner with the family there is something for everyone! With close to 64 flat screen TV’s, and more new parking available, Kosta’s has become Auburn’s leading sports bar. The entire menu is available for pick-up or delivery and can be viewed at kostasbarandgrill.net.
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ing 3 to 5 wineries to visit in a day, giving you enough time to savor each stop and not be rushed. Summer is busy and it is advised to have a few backups on your list. Be sure to have a designated driver, eat a good breakfast before you set out, and plan for lunch along the way at a winery with a bistro or restaurant, or pack a picnic to enjoy on beautiful winery grounds. Contact wineries directly to ensure accuracy of business hours, offerings, and reservation requirements due to COVID. CANANDAIGUA LAKE WINE TRAIL 19 Susan B. Anthony Lane, Canandaigua; 585-394-3915 canandaigualakewinetrail.com Billing itself as “small but mighty,” the Canandaigua Wine Trail offers a scenic, 41-mile trail overlooking Canandaigua Lake, with 7 wineries and 4 breweries, tasting centers, restaurants, shops and more. The outstanding New York Kitchen, dedicated to New Yorksourced ingredients, cooking classes and upscale New American cuisine, is in Canandaigua. CAYUGA LAKE WINE TRAIL 2770 Ernsberger Road, Romulus 800-684-5217; cayugawinetrail.com America’s oldest and longest running wine trail, The Cayuga Wine Trail offers 16 participating wineries, plus a cidery, a meadery and 4 distilleries. These wineries have won over 6,000 national and international medals over the years. SENECA LAKE WINE TRAIL 2 North Franklin St. #320, Watkins Glen 877-536-2717; senecalakewine.com Seneca Lake Wine Trail is the largest wine trail in New York State with 29 member wineries, a distillery, two cider producers, two breweries and a meadery.
Seneca Lake’s natural combination of deep water (at 632 feet it is the deepest of the Finger Lakes) and sloping hillsides provides the ideal micro-climate for grape growing. KEUKA LAKE WINE TRAIL 2375 State Route 14A, Penn Yan 800-440-4898; keukawinetrail.com The Keuka Lake Wine Trail wineries are steeped in wine history. The first bonded winery was established here in 1860 and the first Vinifera vines, which sparked the growth of winemaking in the Finger Lakes, were planted here. You will find 8 wineries. Enjoy waterfront dining paired with cool-climate wines. LAKE ONTARIO WINE TRAIL 4287 Jersey Road, Williamson 800-527-6510; lakeontariowinetrail.com Winding along 100 miles of Lake Ontario’s scenic shoreline, this trail offers 7 wineries, plus mead, gourmet non-alcoholic juices, award-winning grape and other fruit wines.
Finger Lakes Wine Festival The 25th Anniversary Celebration Returns July 9-11, 2021!
The Finger Lakes Wine Festival, July 9-11, offers the largest showcase of New York State wines with more than 90 wineries paired with regional artisans, music, and seminars all in one beautiful location – Watkins Glen International. Tickets are available for the event voted “Best Wine Festival” by readers of USA Today by calling 866-461-7223 or at www.flwinefest. com.
The Restaurant at Elderberry Pond Fine Dining on a Certified Organic Farm
Treat yourself to an afternoon or evening dining while overlooking our 100 acres of gardens, orchards and pastures. Our professional chefs prepare soups, salads and entrées and desserts from our fresh produce and pasture raised meats. Many local and international wines and beers. Just 5 minutes from Routes 5 or 20 between Auburn & Skaneateles. 3712 Center Street Rd., Auburn, NY.
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Finger Lakes Cider Alliance and the Finger Lakes Cider Trail
fingerlakescideralliance.com New York grows more apple varieties than any other state. With nearly 700 growers and 10,000,000+ trees, the New York Apple Association says enough apples are produced each year to bake 500 million apple pies! Before the mid-19th century, the “term” cider referred to fermented (alcoholic, or “hard”) cider. Hard cider was a staple of the English colonials’ diet. Unsure of the water supply, settlers immediately planted orchards and hard cider was the drink of the day. Then came Prohibition, urbanization and an influx of other settlers who preferred beer. Hard cider all but disappeared from the menu until the late 20th century, when artisanal hard cider making began a renaissance. Today you can discover cideries, tasting rooms, restaurants, and retailers along the growing Finger Lakes Cider Trail. These venues have local ciders on their menus, on their shelves, and on tap. Visit the Cider Alliance website for a list of
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cideries and then contact each location for their hours and offerings throughout the year. Check for COVID protocols and if reservations are required. Core alliance members, according to the Alliance website, have worked hard to grow cider culture in the region, and include: • Bellwether Cider, 9070 RT-89, Trumansburg. 607-387-9464; cidery. com • Black Diamond Cider, 4675 Seneca Road, Trumansburg. 607-5923049; blackdiamondcider.com • Good Life Cider, Good Life Farm, 4017 Hickok Road, Interlaken. 607351-3313; thegoodlifefarm.com • Redbyrd Orchard Cider, 4491 Reynolds Road, Trumansburg. 607793-1428; redbyrdorchardcider. com • South Hill Cider, 550 Sandbank Road, Ithaca. 607-272-9862; southhillcider.com
Finger Lakes Distilleries With more than 100 wineries dotting the landscape of the Finger Lakes region, fingerlakes.com explains that it was only
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Finger Lakes Cheese Alliance and the Finger Lakes Cheese Trail
flcheesetrail.com Wine and cheese are a perfect combination, especially in the Finger Lakes where locally crafted wines can be paired with locally made cheeses. The
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a matter of time before interest in fine spirits prompted many local wine makers and farmers to experiment with distilling. Now more than a half dozen distilling operations throughout the region are crafting impressive local spirits. Myer Farm Distillers offers a taste of field to flask production, using certified organic grain from their own farm, one of the oldest and largest organic grain farms in the Northeastern United States, to craft distill a unique range of spirits. Finger Lakes Distilling near Seneca Lake specializes in gin, whisky, brandy, vodka, grappa and liqueurs. Other facilities with distilling operations include Hidden Marsh Distillery (specializing in Vodka made from mead), Knapp Winery, Swedish Hill Winery, Rock Stream Vineyards, Six Mile Creek Vineyards and Beak and Skiff Apple Farm (making vodka from apples).
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Finger Lakes Cheese Alliance is an organization of cheese producers who make artisan cheeses from milk produced at their family dairy farms. Treat your palate to everything from English style raw milk cheddars, cheese curd, gouda and Swiss types from dairy cow milk to blue cheeses, chevre and feta from goat and sheep milk. The Finger Lakes Cheese Alliance is made up of 12 working family farms and producers, each creating their own brand of artisanal and farmstead cheeses. In addition, several Associate Members support the Alliance -- from wineries and stores that carry their cheese, to accommodations that send their guests out for an “on-thefarm” experience. Find the farms’ visiting hours on the website’s Hours Page, and directions on the Map Page at the Cheese Alliance website listed here. The Alliance, however, advises that you always call ahead because, as working farms, hours of operation vary from farm-to-farm and season-to-season. Trail representatives also suggest that you not try to do the whole trail in one day. Go to the website, look at the map and plan your route by grouping four or five creameries together. Again, be sure to call ahead to confirm availability. The popular Annual Finger Lakes
Cheese Festival, organized by the Finger Lakes Cheese Alliance, will take place on July 24th at Sunset Creamery, 1618 County Route 15, Odessa. It is a fun-filled family day offering cheeses from Alliance members, plus homemade jams, jellies, baked goods, fresh produce, art and games for the kids. Wine, beer and cider tastings, pairings and cooking demos are available throughout the day. Check the website for directions, details and COVID protocols.
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Finger Lakes Beer Trail
fingerlakesbeertrail.com The Finger Lakes Beer Trail showcases the region’s microbreweries and brew pubs, and is comprised of more than 100 craft brewers spanning roughly 210 miles across the central part of New York State from Rochester to Syracuse down into the Corning and Binghamton areas. The Beer Trail’s experts have compiled several suggested itineraries to help you plan your next trip along the Finger Lakes Beer Trail. Visit the Beer Trail website. Check out the itineraries and create a game plan of which breweries to visit during your day. Check out Quality Wine & Brew Tours (585-
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Houses of Worship CANANDAIGUA
First Congregational Church of Canandaigua
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58 N. Main St, Canandaigua 585.394.2184
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SENECA FALLS The First Presbyterian Church of Seneca Falls
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Tully Tully United Community Church 5872 Meeting House Rd, Tully
315-696-8066 Rev. Richard G. Reed
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WATERLOO Calvary lutheran ChurCh 2414 Route 414 North, Waterloo, NY 13165 Across from KFC/Taco Bell and Walmart South of Thruway Exit 41 (4 miles)
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Hoopes Park, Auburn
uburn’s mix of important historic sites, art venues, access to Owasco Lake and good places to eat and stay add up to a great Finger Lakes destination. Immerse yourself in American history at the New York State Equal Rights Hall of Fame and the William Seward House next door. Visit the Harriet Tubman Home and National Historic Park. Willard Chapel’s beautiful Tiffany-designed interior and changing exhibits at the Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center will inspire your senses. Enjoy a full summer schedule of musicals at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse at Emerson Park on Owasco Lake, where you can also picnic, swim, stroll along the shore, rent a boat and enjoy the warm weather.
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Auburn Attractions New York State Equal Rights Heritage Center
25 South Street, Auburn 315-258-9820; equalrightsheritage.com An impressive seven-and-a-half-foot tall bronze statue of abolitionist Harriet Tubman, arm raised with a beacon beckoning all to freedom, will sweep you into the Heritage Center’s 7,500 square foot facility. Interactive displays bring to life the struggle for the abolition of slavery, women’s rights, civil rights and more recent efforts for LGBTQ rights. The facility also houses regionally sourced products in its Taste New York Market. The Heritage Center is in Auburn’s South Street National Register District, next to the William H. Seward House Museum, making it especially convenient to explore both sites. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tues.-Sat.; noon-4 p.m., Sun.; closed Mon.
Bass Pro Shops
Finger Lakes Mall, 1579 Clark St., Auburn 315-258-2700; basspro.com Known for its large, wilderness-themed stores and wide array of hunting, fishing and outdoor equipment, Bass Pro Shops in Auburn carries a large selection of clothing and gear for hunting, fishing, camping and boating. Take in the Adirondack-style furnishings, murals and huge 22,000-gallon fish tank as you shop. Check the website for summer workshop events.
Cayuga Museum of History and Art and the Case Research Lab
203 Genesee St., Auburn 325-253-8051; cayugamuseum.org Birthplace of talking movies! The Cayuga Museum presents changing exhibitions, public programs, and serves researchers on three floors of the historic Willard-Case Mansion.They care for thousands of artifacts, archives and photographs from Cayuga County and the Finger Lakes
Visit Emerson Park! Home of the beautiful
Emerson Park Pavilion booking information available at myamcatering.com and
The Rev Theater
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Boat Launch • Beaches The Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum Disc Golf Picnic shelter rentals are available by calling
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region, as well as the complete archives and collections of the Case Research Lab, where Theodore Case invented the first commercially successful system of sound on film in the 1920s. COVID protocols (until further notice): Reservations required; 20 visitors max per 2-hour block, 10 a.m.noon & 1-3 p.m., Wed.-Sat. Closed if temperatures exceed 90 F. Admission: Members, free; Non-members, $7; Seniors & Military, $6; Children under 12, free.
6877 East Lake Road, Auburn 315-253-5611; email@example.com Get outside and enjoy this 135-acre waterfront park on the north shore of Owasco Lake. Look for boat launch areas, a monitored swimming beach, a baseball field, a canal with walking paths on either side, an 18-hole disc golf course, picnic facilities and relaxing views of the lake. Emerson Park is also home to the Merry-Go-Round playhouse, the Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum and the Emerson Park Pavilion. Hours: Dawn until dusk; the beach is open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Parking, $2 per car. To rent kayaks, canoes and stand-up Paddleboards, go to Owasco Paddles at owascopaddles.com
Harriet Tubman Home,Visitor Center & National Historic Park
180 South St., Auburn 315-252-2081; harriettubmanhome.org The Harriet Tubman Visitors Center, Home for the Aged founded by Tubman and the Harriet Tubman Residence are operated by National Park Service partner, Harriet Tubman, Inc. Renovations and restorations are underway, while the Visitors Center offers excellent information and guided tours that introduce you to the life of famed abolitionist, underground railroad conductor, Union Army spy and nurse, Harriet Tubman. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.,Tues.Fri.; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sat. Daily guided tours take place at 10 a.m., Noon & 2 p.m. Call or check the website for the most current admission information.
Coming in 2022 The New Sterling Nature Center
The Sterling Nature Center 1400 acres, 2 miles of Lake Ontario shoreline
It’s a wild time! Join us for a hike or program. Virtual programming available. Find us on Facebook/sterlingnaturecenter
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Auburn “Broadway in the Finger Lakes”
Aug. 25 – Sept. 15: “Ragtime” Sept. 22 – Oct. 6: “Almost Heaven:The Songs of John Denver”
Emerson Park, 6877 E. Lake Road (Route 38A), Auburn Box Office: 315-255-1785 or 800-457-8897 Enjoy Merry-Go-Round’s Broadway level musical theater productions in Emerson Park’s historic carousel building overlooking Owasco Lake. Call the Box Office or go to the website for showtime details and reservations. Check for COVID protocols. 2021 Merry-Go-Round Playhouse Season June 2 - 23: “42nd Street” June 30 - July 21: “Sister Act” July 28 – Aug. 18: “Footloose: The Musical”
Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center
3304, 205 Genesee St., Auburn 315-255-1553; schweinfurthartcenter.org Known nationally for its annual art quilt show, Quilts=Art=Quilts, the Schweinfurth focuses on fine arts, architecture and design, offering exhibits by well-known and emerging local and national artists in a variety of galleries. Call or check the website for current exhibits. Hours: noon – 5 p.m., Wed. – Sun. Admission: Adults, $10; Members & Children under 12, Free.
307 Genesee St. Auburn, New York Phone (315) 252-5871 Mon-Sat 9am-9pm Sunday 12pm-6pm
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45 Spacious Rooms • Free Continental Breakfast • Large Vehicle Parking Waterloo Prime Outlet Mall, 20 min. • NY State Fairgrounds, 45 min. Cayuga Co. Fairgrounds, 15 mi.
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Auburn Seward House Museum
mission prices and COVID protocols.
33 South St., Auburn 315-252-1283; sewardhouse.org A designated National Historic Landmark recognized by the Civil War Trust, this house museum was the home of William Henry Seward (1801 – 1872), one of the foremost politicians of 19th century America, serving as Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of State. A guided tour is the only way to see the house, with tours Thurs. – Sun., beginning at the top of each hour between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. (last tour begins at 4:00 p.m.). A docent will help you get an in-depth look at life in the Victorian era as you experience 7 historically accurate rooms. Call to double-check summer hours, ad-
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6880 East Lake Road, Auburn (NY Route 38A) 315-252-7644; tourcayuga.com Step back in time to the turn of the century and life on the farm and family homestead. See tools made from the 1800s to the 1940s, spanning the years of farming’s greatest changes. Visit the herb garden, carpenter and blacksmith shops, a complete rural kitchen, one room school, country mercantile and dairy room. Hours: 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Late May - Late October.
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Seward House Museum, Auburn
Willard Memorial Chapel
17 Nelson St., Auburn 315-252-0339; willard-chapel.org Built from 1892 to 1894, the interior of Willard Chapel was designed and handcrafted entirely by the Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company of New York City. It is the only complete and unaltered Tif-
fany-designed religious interior known to exist in the world. COVID protocols: Until further notice, reservations are required for Willard’s modified hours, 2 p.m. tours on Sunday and Friday only. Closed Mon.–Thurs. & Sat. Admission: All tour payments must be made online. Per Person, $10; Seniors 62+ and students, $8; 12 and under, free.
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A Taste of the Finger Lakes
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amillus, a popular suburb west of Syracuse, was part of the former Central New York Military Tract. Industrial development was promoted by the Erie Canal and the railroad line linking Syracuse to Auburn. Today you will find an interesting look at Erie Canal history at the Erie Canal Park and Sims Store Museum. Of historic note: On January 17, 1852, a call for a Free-Soil meeting in Camillus Village pulled in three hundred and thirty-six document signers. The meeting is claimed as the first in the United States distinctly created on the lines of what later became the Republican Party. It opposed the Fugitive Slave law and the admission of slave states. The Camillus area offers great shopping opportunities in three distinct areas, including: Township 5, a multiuse center; The Town of Camillus along West Genesee Street (Route 5) with top name retailers at Camillus Commons and Fairmount Fair Shopping Center; and the Village of Camillus with unique shops and boutiques.
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Camillus Attractions Camillus Commons
5399 West Genesee St., Camillus Formerly the site of the Camillus Mall, Walmart and Lowe’s demolished the mall and built their stores on the site. The openair complex also has restaurants (Wendy’s, Denny’s, Applebee’s), Verizon and a grocery store. Across the street look for a plaza of smaller shops and restaurants.
Camillus Erie Canal Park & Sims Store Museum
5750 Devoe Road, Camillus 315-488-3409 or 315-748-2278; eriecanalcamillus.com Get to know the beauty of the Erie Canal and the lifestyle and engineering ingenuity that made it possible. Dedicated volunteers working with local government have undertaken the historic preservation of seven miles of the abandoned Erie Canal. Within the park, every structure that is needed to operate a canal is represented, including: the remains of the original Erie Canal, the first enlargement, a replica of Sim’s Store, a replica of a lock shanty, a canal feeder, Culvert 59, the Nine Mile Creek Aqueduct, and Gere Lock. Nine Mile Creek Aqueduct is a restored stone and wood aqueduct of the Erie Canal over Nine Mile Creek. It was built in 1841 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. The towpath part of the structure has four arches of 30 feet each. It is an impressive part of the Erie Canal Park experience. Sims’ Museum is a replica of the original Sims canal store, constructed by John Sims prior to 1860. The store was stocked with anything the canal fleet needed in the way of medicines, cooking tools, food & water, kerosene & coal, apparel, animal feed & equipment, and hardware. The Erie Canal Park is open year-round for picnicking, hiking, jogging, bicycling, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, fishing, and non-motorized craft boating and canoeing on the canal. Hours: Sims Store Museum is open Saturday year-round, Noon-4 p.m. and May-October, Wednesday & Thursday, noon-4 p.m. and Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Canal Boat Tours are available Sundays, May-Columbus Day weekend with sailings at 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m. Call for details and reservations and to check on COVID protocols. Erie Canal Park, Camillus
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The Wilcox Octagon House, Camillus
Camillus Splash Pad
1 Pool Road, Camillus 315-487-2170; camillusrecreation.com Hot, humid summer day? Head to Camillus Splash Pad water park and cool off. You will also find a picnic shelter, new playground area and a wooded trail system. Free admission. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Call or visit the website to make sure COVID closings have been lifted.
Camillus Wilcox Octagon House
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Gillie Lake Park, Camillus Gere’s Lock No. 50, Camillus
Maxwell Memorial Library
Gourmet Market featuring
Local Hot Sauces, Cheeses, Olive Oils, Vinegars & Unique Gifts
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14 Genesee St., Camillus 315-672-3661; maxwellmemorialibrary.org Founded in 1922, Maxwell is housed in a circa-1868 former church on the corner of Genesee and Main Streets in the village of Camillus, and offers a wide variety of contemporary materials, programs and services. Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday; Closed Sundays. Call to confirm hours and check on COVID protocols.
The Movie Tavern
Township 5, 180 Township Blvd., Camillus 315-758-1678; movietavern.com Settle into a comfortable recliner, order food and drink and Movie Tavern servers will deliver cocktails, meals, deserts and movie snacks while you enjoy a movie. Check the web site for current movie schedule and to check on COVID precautions.
Township Blvd., Camillus 315-362-8810; Township5.com Township 5 is a mixed-use lifestyle center with shopping, unique dining options, medical offices, a boutique apartment community and Tru by Hilton. There are a lot of “firsts” happening at Township 5 – offering the first Costco in CNY and the first Movie Tavern in NYS. The property includes local, regional and national restaurants, retailers and medical including Witty Wicks Candles, GNC, Branching Out Bottle Shop, Vine & Barrel, Bad Axe Throwing, The Brasserie, Mitsuba, Longhorn Steakhouse, Buffalo Wild Wings, Gertrude Hawk & many more.
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[5900 - 5998] Gillie Brook Road, Camillus 315-487-3600; camillusrecreation.com This park features a veteran’s memorial, a seasonal beach, a fishing dock, a restored one-room schoolhouse, a playground, a walking trail and 3 picnic shelters that are available to reserve. Park Hours: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Beach Hours: Daily, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Beach fee: Adults $3; Children $2; Preschoolers & Seniors, Free. Check the website or call to confirm hours and check on COVID precautions.
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Kershaw Park, Canandaigua
“The Chosen Place”
ative Americans called Canandaigua Lake, the fourth largest in the Finger Lakes, “The Chosen Place.” And in the summertime the lake and the city of Canandaigua are still the chosen places for many Finger Lakes visitors. Hop aboard the Canandaigua Lady and enjoy a cruise. Walk along the lake at beautiful Kershaw Park or take in the lake views at the nearby picturesque boathouses along the pier. Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion Historic Site and the Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum offer a storied glimpse of the past. Meanwhile, shop, dine and explore over 100 specialty shops, galleries and restaurants as you stroll through Historic Downtown Canandaigua. Stop in at the New York Kitchen for wine tasting, culinary classes and a survey of New York State’s best food and wine. Take in a concert at CMAC Performing Arts Center. Cool off at Roseland Water Park. Have fun as you dive into Canandaigua’s summer vibe.
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Vintage Boat Houses, Canandaigua
Canandaigua Attractions CMAC Concert Venue
4355 Lakeshore Dr., Canandaigua 585-394-4400; cmacevents.com A top-of-the-line outdoor concert venue, CMAC offers a celebrity line up of great acts. Recent years have brought performers from Dave Matthews, Kenny Chesney and Lady Antebellum to Bob Dylan, Snoop Dogg and Lynyrd Skynyrd. CMAC is also the summer home of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Check the website for 2021’s lineup, schedule, ticket prices and COVID protocols.
Granger Homestead & Carriage Museum
295 N. Main St., Canandaigua 585-394-1472; grangerhomestead.org Visit the Canandaigua Lake home of Gideon Granger, postmaster general under President Thomas Jefferson. Highlights: Historic 1816 Federal house and furnishings, a Victorian garden and barns with an amazing collection of 100 carriages and sleighs. Visit the Museum Gift Shop for unique finds. Admission: Adults, $6; Seniors, $5; Students, $2. Call 585-394-1472 or email info@ grangerhomestead.org to book your tour and to confirm hours, book a tour and check on COVID protocols.
Kershaw Park & Beach
Lakeshore Dr., Canandaigua 585-396-5060; townofcanandaigua.org Just blocks from the downtown Canandaigua historic and boutique shopping area, pretty Kershaw Park offers public access to Canandaigua Lake with 9 acres of parkland on the lake’s northern shore. Amenities include lakeside walkways, picnic areas, an open-air gazebo, a beach area and bathhouse, small craft launch area and a public dock equipped with a boat pumpout station. Park hours: 6 a.m. – 11 p.m., May 1- October 1. Beach hours: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. (hours may vary), Memorial Day – Labor Day. Call or check the website for beach fees and the state of COVID restrictions.
New York Kitchen
800 South Main St., Canandaigua 585-394-7070; nykitchen.com Open year-round, you can sample the best locally grown foods and New York State wines at the state-ofthe-art New York Wine Kitchen overlooking Canandaigua Lake. Dine in the Upstairs Bistro. Try a flight of NYS wine, beer or spirits in the Tasting Room. Observe cooking classes in the Educational Theater and check the website for the Kitchen’s full schedule of hands-on cooking classes and special events.
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move through history this summer Sonnenberg Mansion, Canandaigua
Roseland Water Park
250 Eastern Blvd., Canandaigua 585-396-2000; roselandwaterpark.com Roseland is the largest water park in the Finger Lakes with 56 acres of water fun, featuring a wave pool, splash factory for kids, the Mammoth Raft Ride, speed slides, tube slides and lots more. Certified lifeguards, free parking and plenty of deck space round out the picture. Call or visit the website for hours, admission prices and COVID procedures.
Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
151 Charlotte St., Canandaigua 585-394-4922; sonnenburg.org The Sonnenberg Mansion was originally created as a summer home for a NY City banker and his wife in the late 1800s. After he died, she traveled the world for inspiration and added marvels of gardens, art, architecture, and greenhouses to her estate at Sonnenberg, including the first privately owned Japanese Garden in North America. The site today features nine historic gardens, an antique greenhouse complex, and the 40-room mansion. Hours: Daily, rain or shine. 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Extended Summer Hours; Memorial Day – Labor Day) and 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (May 1 – October 31). Admission includes access to the 50-acre estate, gardens, mansion, arboretum, and greenhouses. Adults 18-59 ($15); Seniors 60+ & AAA Members ($13); Students 13-17 & college age and Military -- with valid ID ($8); Children 4-12 ($3); Children 3 & under and Sonnenberg Members (free). Call ahead to confirm hours and any COVID restrictions.
tour the 1816 mansion, home to U.S. Postmaster General Gideon Granger and his family. visit the original 1822 Law Office. learn about the Granger Place School tor Girls. walk through barns to see 100+ antique carriages, sleighs, and more.
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open for tours: Wed. - Sun. 11am - 4pm By Reservation Only
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Renaissance The Goodie II Shoppe
A Finger Lakes landmark for classic gifts, extraordinary accessories for home and garden, handcrafted jewelry, apparel, fine stationery and whimsies!
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While in the Finger Lakes come to Canandaigua and visit the Ontario County Historical Museum, Your History and Arts Center 2021 Exhibits: Our Family Companions – History of Pets in Ontario County Historic Local Paintings and Portraits Special Art Shows by the Ontario County Arts Council: Feast for the Eyes, July 2-Aug. 31 September – Plein Air Photography Open Tuesday-Friday: 10-12, 1-4:30; Saturday 11-3 Parking on Site • Handicapped Accessible • Free Admission
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ortland is located in a beautiful natural setting at the intersection of seven valleys, midway between Syracuse and Binghamton on Route I-81. Just a short walk from the State University of New York (SUNY Cortland), Cortland’s downtown business district retains its Victorian heritage. Stroll shops and cafés along Main Street.
Cortland Attractions 1890 House & Center for Victorian Arts
37 Tompkins St., Cortland 607-756-7551; the1890house.org Built at the height of the “Gilded Age,” the 1890s House 30-room mansion features jewel-like stained glass, ornate decorative stencils, and impressive oak and cherry woodwork. Collections found throughout offer visitors the opportunity to step back to 19th century Cortland. Hours: Call ahead for schedule, pricing, COVID protocols and to book a visit.
Central New York Living History Center
4386 US Route 11, Cortland 607-299-4185; cnylivinghistory.org Discover different museums in one location. One houses military artifacts from the Civil War all the way up to the Gulf War. Another plays host to old farm tractors and includes a replica of an old country kitchen. The last is dedicated to Brockway Trucks, manufactured in Cortland until 1977. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs.-Sat. (Last admission at 4 p.m.), plus 1 – 5 p.m. on Sun., Memorial Day – Labor Day.
Admission: $10 (Adults); $9 (Seniors); Children 5 & younger (Free). Admission covers all 3 museums.
Cortland Country Music Park
1824 State Route 134, Cortland 607-753-0377; cortlandmusicpark.com This “Nashville of the Northeast” is home to the New York State Country Music Hall of Fame, featuring memorabilia contributed by top country singers, along with shows on the outdoor stage, bingo, line dancing, car shows, food and 106 campsites. Visit the website or call for events schedule, camping reservations, admission prices and COVID procedures.
Cortland Repertory Summer Theater
6799 Little York Lake Road, Preble 607-753-6161; cortlandrep.org Staged in the charming turn-of-the-century Pavilion at Dwyer Memorial Park on Little York Lake, Cortland Rep is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2021. Visit the website for the season calendar, admission prices and reservations.
Suggett House Museum, Gift Shop & Kellogg Memorial Research Library
25 Homer Ave., Cortland 607-756-6071; cortlandhistory.org A treasure trove of beautifully curated objects fill this large 1882 Italianate home. Explore furniture styles, interior design and the cultural heritage of Cortland. Museum & Research Hours: 1-5 p.m., Tues.-Sat. Admission: Members & children 17 and under (Free); $8 (Adults). Call ahead to check on COVID protocols.
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ryden is a rural community located 12 miles northeast of Ithaca and 13 miles southwest of Cortland in Tompkins County. Take in the surrounding vistas of barns, farmland and green sloping hills. Dryden is filled with charming historic buildings and beautiful homes in the South Street Historic District, along with fun restaurants and shopping. Look for the West Main Street commercial district. Step back, chill out and enjoy the browse. Downtown Dryden
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Dryden Attractions Book Barn of the Finger Lakes
198 North Road/NY County Route 163, Dryden 607-844-9365; m.me/BookBarnoftheFingerLakes This historic farmstead’s 3 red and green striped barns contain 2-1/2 miles of shelving in 254 categories of used, rare and scholarly books. (How to find the 3 red and green striped barns: Lacy’s Corners is a “Y” shaped intersection north of Dryden Village & across from the traffic light/access road to Tompkins-Cortland Community College. You must turn off NY Route 13 onto North Road. After the turn find a blue sign for Tompkins County “Route 163”.Travel 250’ to a dark green mailbox then turn onto a gravel surfaced driveway.
Dryden Community Center Café
1 W. Main St., Dryden 607-844-5552; drydencafe, org A nonprofit community center run by volunteers, the Café’s goal is to be a relaxed and welcoming place to gather for coffee, conversation, music, art displays and events. Enjoy fresh sandwiches and paninis, soups, baked goods, quiche and good coffee. Visit the website for menu information, updates on the café and COVID protocols.
Dryden Lake Park & Jim Schug Trail
West Lake Road, Dryden 607-8445-8888; dryden.ny.us Dryden Lake is a small, shallow lake (.75-mile-long) created by an old crib dam, and surrounded by a park, extensive wetland, and agricultural land. It is popular with local shore anglers and is navigable in a small non-motorized boat (canoe, kayak). Picnicking and birdwatching are popular here. The scenic Jim Schug Trail follows a railroad bed south from the Village of Dryden. Benches every ½-mile provide rest stops with interpretive signs marking natural and historical features. Dryden Lake Park is at the midpoint of this trail providing rest rooms, fishing and picnic shelters.The trail also passes through Cornell Botanic Gardens Pervis Road Wetlands Natural Area, which contains active beaver dams and various wetland habitats, making it an ideal site for wildlife viewing, particularly for migrant and wetland birds.
Hopshire Farm and Brewery
1771 Dryden Road (State Route 13), Freeville 607-279-1243; hopshire.com Named by craftbeer.com as one of the 8 farm breweries in the U.S. “you must visit,” family owned Hopshire Farm and Brewery has been growing its own hops for many years. They are excited about hop farming coming back to New York state, which was the primary hops producer in the United States during the 19th century. Hopshire’s craft ales feature NY hops and other local agricultural products, from cherries and raspberries to honey, maple syrup and more, in a variety of beer styles. Get to know Hopshire’s “beer from a farm not a factory.” Hours: 4-7 p.m., Wed.-Fri.; noon-6 p.m., Sun. Please note: They are not serving beer on the premises (call to se if this has changed) and all orders are to-go. You are encouraged to use their online store to place your order. Call for COVID protocols.
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24 W. Main St., Dryden 607-844-4782; southworthlibrary.org Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this library was designed by Ithaca architect William Henry Miller and completed in 1894. In 2010, the library opened the Lincoln Center Addition, made possible by the sale of a handwritten copy of Abraham Lincoln’s 1864 re-election acceptance speech. A copy of the “Lincoln Letter” hangs on the wall in the Southworth Library. The original sold for $3.44 million at Christie’s Auction House. Hours: 2 – 7 p.m. Mon. & Wed.; 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Tues. & Thurs.; 2 – 5 p.m., Fri.; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sat. Check for COVID procedures.
The Second Knob Gifts & Antiques
129 North St., Dryden 607-844-5662; thesecondknob.com In 2011, Andy Seyfried and his daughter, Shana Karn, partnered to open The Second Knob Gifts & Antiques in Dryden. Andy is a long-time antique collector and “junker” and Shana loves prim-country home decor and gifts.Together, they built a store with more than 2500 square feet of sales floor that features home décor and gift items in primitive, country, shabby chic and flea-market farmhouse genres, as well as unique and affordable antiques and collectibles.
Thee Amish Structure
32 North Street, Dryden 607-257-1070; theeamishstructures.com Need a shed, garage or gazebo? Thee Amish Structure has it. Made of kiln dried lumber and premium materials. More than a wooden box in your back yard. Give them your idea and they’ll plan your structure for you.
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Carpenter’s Brook, Elbridge
Elbridge & Jordan
lbridge, a town in Onondaga County, contains the villages of Jordan and Elbridge. Elbridge is the smaller of the two, incorporated in 1848. What is now Route 5 was built on Native American trails in 1805 to connect Jordan and Elbridge. The Erie Canal was important to the commercial development of both villages. Today as you drive on Route 5 through both villages you will see many beautiful 19th century historic homes. Elbridge, like Camillus, was formed from tracts of land given as payment to Revolutionary War veterans. History continued to make its mark in Elbridge, as it was named for Elbridge Gerry, a former Massachusetts governor who participated in the Boston Tea Party, signed the Declaration of Independence and was the fifth Vice President of the United States.
Elbridge & Jordan Attractions Carpenter’s Brook Fish Hatchery
1672 State Route 321, Elbridge 315-689-9367; onondagacountyparks.com In continuous operation since 1938, Carpenter’s Brook produces 80,000 Brook, Brown and Rainbow Trout annually to stock area fishing sites. The grounds offer an easy walking space. Annual “Time-Out-To-Fish” programs for grandparents/kids are popular in the summer. Guided group tours of 5 or more may be scheduled. Call or check the website for more details.
104 E. Main St., Elbridge 315-689-1760 An experienced Jeweler Goldsmith, Alan Edmunds offers beautiful jewelry, plus all types of custom/design
work and repairs, cleaning services, estimates, gold, quality gems, silver, watch battery replacement, watches and watch repair. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Call ahead to double check hours and COVID protocols.
Enlarged Erie Canal Lock 51
NYS Route 31 West, Jordan; eriecanal.org Built in 1847, Erie Canal Lock 51 is located approximately two miles west of the Village of Jordan, on the north side of Route 31. It is a double-chamber lock, with the south chamber double-length on the west (foot) end. An information kiosk provides history and photos. Picnic tables and benches are on site for public use. You can also see the original lock tender’s house now located on Chapel Street in Jordan.
Erie Canalway/Jordan Level Trail
315-689-9367; onondagacountyparks.org A four-mile stone dust trail ideal for bicycling or walking, the Jordan Level Trail connects the historic Erie Canal Towpath in Camillus to the path in Cayuga county.The trail is part of the Erie Canalway Trail National Heritage Corridor and is accessible from several points: the Sims Store in Camillus, the Village Park in Jordan, Laird Road and MacDonald Road.
Marty’s Barn Cellar
262 E. Main St., Elbridge 315-689-9927; martysbarncellar.com Marty’s Barn Cellar offers a full line of real wood furniture. Any of their furniture can be finished in many different stains or paints or left unfinished for you to do it your own way. Some pieces can be modified to fit your space, or even custom made to your specifications. Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday-Tuesday; closed Wednesday; 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Thursday-Friday; 10 a.m. -5 p.m., Saturday; 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sunday.
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Fair Haven Beach State Park, Fair Haven
Fair Haven & Sterling Lake Ontario Fun
ummer fun hits its stride in Fair Haven and Sterling on the southern shores of Lake Ontario just above the Finger Lakes. Both places have changed from 19th century shipping centers to vacation communities prized for excellent fishing, swimming, boating and camping. They are part of the Seaway Trail and close to the wineries that form the Lake Ontario Wine Trail.
Fair Haven & Sterling Attractions Chimney Bluffs State Park
7700 Gartner Road, Wolcott 315-594-6770; cnyhiking.com for details and information Experience some of the most dramatic landscape on the Lake Ontario shoreline. You can explore massive earthen spires from above or along the shore, but don’t get too close to the edge of the cliffs as the ground can be unstable. The day-use park has picnic areas, hiking areas and restrooms.
Colloca Estate Winery
14678 West Bay Road, Fair Haven 315-947-2069; colloca.com Colloca’s private 100-acre waterfront estate on the shores of Lake Ontario includes the vineyards, tasting room with gift shop, seasonal outdoor Wine Bar, casual food and live entertainment. Enjoy award-winning wines, estate tours and year-round special events. Call ahead or check the website for hours, fees and COVID protocols.
Fair Haven Beach State Park
14985 State Park Road, Fair Haven 315-947-5205; nysparks.com/parks/12/details.aspx When you first step on the sandy beach and look out over the great lake you will blink and think you are at the ocean. Towering shoreline bluffs and adjoining hilly woodlands frame 1500 feet of beautiful sand beach, including 600 feet of guarded swim area. Fishing and boating opportunities are plentiful, and visitors here also enjoy swimming and diving boards, biking, hiking, picnicking and camping. Boat rentals offer rowboats, paddleboats, canoes and kayaks, which are the only boats allowed on the inland Sterling Pond waterway. The park is open yearround. Camping is available April through October. Call to reserve campsites and to check on any COVID restrictions.
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The Shoreline adjacent to Fair Haven Beach State Park, Fair Haven
Sterling Nature Center
End of Jensveld Road, Sterling 315-947-6143; cayuganet.org Explore a diversity of habitats in the Center’s 1400 acres with 2 miles of Lake Ontario shore and 5 miles of hiking trails. A canoe launch into Sterling Creek, observation decks, picnic shelters, exhibits and a gift shop are also available. The Sterling Nature Center preserve and trails are open from dawn to dusk. It’s a carry in/carry out facility and dogs must be on a leash. Call ahead for gift shop hours and COVID procedures.
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15385 Farden Road, Sterling 800-879-4446; sterlingfestival.com A perennial favorite in the Finger Lakes, the Sterling Renaissance Festival recreates Warwick, England, in the year 1585. Enjoy more than 100 stage and street performances and interact with professional actors in their raucous doings at every corner you turn. Artisans and demonstrations, music, pubs and food round out the experience. Open on weekends only. Call ahead for hours, fees and COVID information.
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Bullhead Point Pavilion, Fulton
he City of Fulton was named after Robert Fulton, the inventor of the steamboat. The Oswego River runs through the city, which was once filled with factories and mills, making use of the rapids and fast-flowing water for power. The two sides of the river have long been connected by two bridges -- one known locally as the “upper bridge” (Broadway/NY State Route 3) and the other more commonly known as the “lower bridge” (Oneida St.) The Nestlé plant in Fulton (closed in 2003) was the first chocolate factory in North America under the Swiss name. The Crunch bar and Nestlé’s Quik were both born in Fulton. The Miller Brewing Company operated a plant in the Town of Volney, (just outside Fulton city limits) from the mid-1970s until its closure in 1994. As Fulton works toward recovery from these economic setbacks, the Broadway Commercial District shines brightly. The 8 buildings on West Broadway between W. 1st and W. 2nd Streets were listed in the State Register of Historic Places and in the National Register of Historic Places in 2020. The Canal Landing Gazebo in the same area offers a pleasant place to view the river and the canal, plus summer concerts, the popular Fulton Jazzfest and the Fulton Farmers Market. For updates on schedules and COVID restrictions, visit oswegofultonchamber.com.
Fulton Attractions Great Bear Recreational Trails
Great Bear Road, Fulton 315-343-4565; cnyhiking.com/GreatBearRecArea.htm Great Bear Recreation Area is located off County Route 57 between Phoenix and Fulton. This unique area is owned by the City of Fulton and the Town of Volney. There
are numerous miles of well-maintained trails used by hikers, mountain bikers, as well as cross country skiers. If your unsure of what to hike, CNY Hiking suggests the Yellow Loop. This loop follows yellow plastic trail markers on a pleasant 2.3-mile hike through the property. This hike takes you to an old lock along the Oswego River. You will hike briefly along the old towpath and to the perfect picnic spot with a bench on the banks of the river.
Lock 02 and Lock 03 are located in Fulton The Oswego Canal, opened in 1828, is 23.7 miles in length, and connects the Erie Canal at Three Rivers to Lake Ontario at Oswego. The canal has a depth of 14 ft, with seven locks spanning the 118 ft change in elevation. The modern canal essentially follows the route of the Oswego River, canalized with locks & dams. Three locks, with a total lift of 45.6 feet take boats over what had been a steep set of rapids at the city of Oswego. This is the only route from the Atlantic/ Hudson River system to Lake Ontario fully within the United States.
Canal Landing Gazebo & “Old Downtown” Fulton
South First St., Fulton The Gazebo, a bandstand in the “old downtown” area of Fulton, overlooks the Oswego River and one of two locks in the New York State Barge Canal portion of the waterway. Check the City of Fulton website for the free Summer Concert Series calendar (www.fulton.ny.gov). The downtown business district with several buildings of architectural interest, stores and eateries is right in the vicinity of the Gazebo.
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Fulton Fulton Speedway
1603 County Route 57, Fulton 315-593-6531; fultonspeedway.com Built into a hilly area on the banks of the Oswego River, Fulton Speedway’s 3/8-mile, high-banked clay oval hosts Dirt Modifieds, Sportsman, Pro Stocks, Pure Stocks, and Slingshot and classes and Saturday races. Visit the website or call for the 2021 schedule and to check on COVID restrictions.
North Bay Campgrounds & Bullhead Point on Lake Neatahwanta
925 Phillips St, Fulton 315-592-2256; cityoffulton.com North Bay Campground on Lake Neatahwanta offers a peaceful lakefront setting, campground and camp store, playground, game room, bathhouse with four showers, a beach, a boat launch and a picturesque walking pier. Open: mid-May to mid-September. Day passes are available for boating and fishing enthusiasts. Call ahead for reservations and COVID protocols.
John Wells Pratt House Museum
177 South 1st St, Fulton 315-598-4616 The Italianate Pratt house built in 1863 is now home to the Historical Society of Fulton. Displays include canal boat replicas and focus primarily on history of local industries and businesses, early transportation, education, recreation, and family life, including a period kitchen. Call for summer hours, admission and COVID information.
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Depot Park, Hammondsport
ocated at the southern tip of Keuka Lake, Hammondsport is a charming, low-key village just right for a stress-free summer get-away. Water views are never far from sight. The village square, shops in town (Lime Berry, Scandia House, Browsers, Keuka Artisan Bakery and more), plus antique stores, nearby wineries and breweries, great historic museums and plenty of opportunities for beach and water activities offer visitors choices that led Budget Travel magazine readers to name Hammondsport “America’s Coolest Small Town.” Hammondsport’s first nickname was “The Wine Village,” as it became a center for the New York Wine industry and is one of the oldest continuous makers of wine in the United States. It began in 1829 when the Rev. William Bostwick successfully cultivated Catawba and Isabella vines behind his rectory to produce communion wine. In 1860, Charles Champlin founded Pleasant Valley Wine Company, which became the first federally licensed winery in America. More than a dozen wineries surround Keuka Lake and comprise the Keuka Lake Wine Trail. Several iconic wineries, including award-winning Dr. Konstantin Frank’s Vinifera Wine Cellars, Bully Hill Vineyards Winery and Heron Hill Winery, are minutes from Hammondsport. Known as the Cradle of Aviation, Hammondsport is home to the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum. American motorcycle designer, manufacturer and recognized expert on gasoline engines, Glenn Hammond Curtis resided in Hammondsport. He was the first person to introduce aviation into the public eye when he flew his “JuneBug” over Keuka Lake on July 4, 1908. Curtiss is also known as the “Father of Naval Aviation,” and for many other pioneering inventions he created in Hammondsport.
State Route 54, Hammondsport 607-569-3700 Champlin Beach is a public beach and park located on the southern shore of Keuka Lake in Hammondsport. The beach is open, free to the public, 7 days a week. Public swimming is available only when lifeguards are on duty. There are also picnic areas and open green space along with kayak, paddleboard and jet ski rentals from Keuka Watersports.
7 Water St., Hammondsport 607-569-3743; townofurbana.com/parks-recreation.php Depot Park, once home to the Bath & Hammondsport Railroad, is a pretty spot with public docks and swimming (when lifeguards are on duty). Enjoy concerts and special events in the summertime. It is a short walk from the center of town and provides one of the best locations to view the lake from a comfortable bench.
Finger Lakes Beer Company, LLC & NYS Craft Farm Brewery
8462 State Route 54, Hammondsport 607-569-3311; fingerlakesbeercompany.com The entrance way to Finger Lakes Brewery and Tasting room offers large windows for great views of the Brew Room, leading you to a large comfortable area to relax in while you enjoy a tasting flight or glass of beer. To-go sales of Growlers and 22 oz Bottles, plus Southern Tier Distilling cocktails and bottles of local wine to-go are also available. Call the brewery or visit the website for summer hours and COVID updates.
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Hammondsport The Greyton H. Taylor Wine Museum Bully Hill Vineyards
8843 Greyton H. Taylor Memorial Drive, Hammondsport 607-868-3610; bullyhillvineyards.com The Taylor Wine Museum’s two buildings are located on the grounds of Bully Hill Vineyards. The Cooper Shop Building is a replica (to some extent) of the Hammondsport Cooperage Company (18751915), and includes a collection of coopers’ tools, an extensive collection of antique winemaking equipment, Prohibition memorabilia, historic artifacts from the early NY wine industry and a collection of Presidential wine glasses dating back to Abraham Lincoln.
cinnamon stick gourmet and gift shop
The second building, an Art Gallery, houses original artwork by Walter Taylor, including paintings, inks and mixed media pieces and Taylor’s work featured on the labels of Bully Hill wine bottles. Be sure to visit the vineyards and Bully Hill Tasting Room while you are there. Call or visit the website for summer hours and information on COVID protocols.
Presley Memorial Dog Park
8419 State Route 54, Hammondsport 607-569-3743; https:townofurbana.com/parks-recreation.php The Presley Memorial Dog Park is now open. It is located on Back Valley Road, right across the Street from the Curtiss Museum.
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Hammondsport Finger Lakes Boating Museum
8231 Pleasant Valley Road, Hammondsport 607-569-2222; flbm.org Housed in the former Taylor Winery, the Museum Collection has now grown to more than 115 boats built by many of the 40+ commercial builders identified to date as having built boats throughout the Finger Lakes Region during the last century. Created and staffed by antique boat enthusiasts dedicated to the preservation of boat building and history, displays are created from the collections, which include everything from canoes and rowboats to outboard runabouts, inboards, iceboats, sailboats and artifacts. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily. Admission: $8, adults; members and youth, free.
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
8419 State Route 54, Hammondsport 607-569-2160; glennhcurtissmuseum.org Experience the early days of aviation.The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum is home to hundreds of priceless artifacts relating to both early aviation and local history.The museum also features a 750-seat theater, a special events area, a gift shop and a restoration shop where volunteer craftsman learn and build. You will see a full-scale reproduction of the first naval aircraft as well as a 1912 “Pusher,” a 1913 “Model E” flying boat, a 1917 “Jenny,” a 1919 “Seagull” flying boat, and a 1927 “Robin.” Also on display are antique toys, tools, boats, fire equipment, home furnishings, and much more. Summer Hours: May 1 -October 31, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission: Adults $13.50; Seniors (65+) $12; Students (718) $10; Members and Children (6 and under), Free. Call or visit the website to check on COVID restrictions.
Great Western Winery and Visitors Center Pleasant Valley Wine Co.
8260 Pleasant Valley Road, Hammondsport 607-569-6111; pleasantvalleywine.com The Pleasant Valley Wine Company, popularly known as the Great Western Winery, is the oldest winery in the Finger Lakes region. Established in 1860 with the designation as U.S. Bond-
Champlin Beach, Hammondsport
ed Winery #1, the winery has eight remarkable stone buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tasting Room Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., seven days a week. $10 per person. Call 315-569-6111 to make a reservation. Masks are required in all areas except when seated with your party. Call or check the website to see if tours are available this summer.
Finger Lakes Trail
585-658-9320; fingerlakestrail.org/plan-hikes-fingerlakes-trail/special-places/mitchellsville-gorge/ The central section of the Finger Lakes Trail begins near the Vinehurst Motel off NY 54 near Hammondsport. Check out Mitchellsville Gorge for a pleasant hike. Get more information and trail maps from the Finger Lakes Trail Conference website listed above.
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Skaneateles …Village by the Lake Gourmet Cookware Store
Central New York’s Finest
Great Shower & weddinG GiftS!
a visitor’s paradise any time of year. A lakeside village filled with shoppes, great restaurants, an award-winning spa, year round swimming and ice skating and unmatched natural beauty. Just 25 minutes from Syracuse, and 10 minutes from Auburn on Historic Route 20.
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Celebrating Our 29tH Year!!
For a FREE visitor’s guide contact Skaneateles Chamber (315) 685-0552 www.skaneateles.com
Free Gift Wrapping • Open 7 Days • We Ship Special Orders 59 E. Genesee St. • Skaneateles, NY 13152 • (315) 685-5803
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Skaneateles …Village by the Lake
4223 East Genesee Street Road Skaneateles, New York 13152 Located on State Route 20,
1 mile from downtown Skaneateles
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Skaneateles …Village by the Lake 18 W. Genesee st., skaneateles
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Skaneateles …Village by the Lake A Full Service Marina
Pontoon Boat Rentals • Kayaks & Paddle Board Rentals • Marina Supplies Stand up Pedal Boards Available • Gas & Oil at the Dock • Ship’s Store • Propane Soda • Ice • Snacks • Water Toys • Summer Boat Storage & Service
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White & White Antiques & Fine Art, Inc. 18 East Genesee St. • 315-685-7733
The Vegetables And Fruits of Summer Plus Cheese, Meat, Flowers and Baked Goods
Buy Local Austin Pavilion From Local Thursday 3:30 to 6:30 Saturday 10 to 1 315-727-9320
(on Jordan St, north of Village Center)
315-685-5095 • visit us at: www.Skanmarina.com 1938 West Lake Road, Skaneateles, NY 13152
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Soft and Hard Ice Cream
Sandwiches & Dinners
Homemade Soups, Chili, Salads Hofmann Hot Dogs & Chili Dogs
World Famous Skan-Ellus Burger Eat In or Take Out!
Open: Sun. - Thurs. 11am-9:30 pm
Fri. & Sat. 11am-10pm Located 1 mile east of Skaneateles Corner of Routes 175 and U.S. 20 east
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Skaneateles …Village by the Lake Heart‘n Hand
Bakery & Pie Shop Open Tuesday thru Sat. at 10 a.m. and Occasional Sundays 2 miles north of village 4463 State Street (Route 321), Skaneateles 315-685-5886 • www.heartnhandpies.com
1322 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles, NY
(315) 685-7558 B o at R e n ta l s Power • Paddleboard • Pontoon • Kayak/Canoe Weekly/Long Term Rentals
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Finger Lakes On Tap 35 Fennell Street 315.685.9600
62 Beers on Tap, Finger Lakes Wines, and 1911 Ciders Flights, Pints, and Growlers
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Broome County Cayuga County
101 250 Union Hill
Penfield East Rochester 31F Fairport Egypt
350 Macedon Center
Webster Crossing Springwater
Tinkertown Alfred 21
Moreland Beavers 14 Dams Millport Chambers Post Creek
Horseheads Ferenbaugh North
Campbell 333 Thurston
Lakemont Hector Glenora 4 Rock Reynol Stream
Towlesville 69 Buena Vista
54 Dresden Penn Yan
Livonia Center South Livonia
21 Port Gibson
54 65 Ionia West Bloomfield
East Williamson 88
Lake Bluff 14 Wallington Resort Alton
Lakeside Ontario Center
Riverside Big Flats 14 South Addison Gibson East Corning 352 Corning West Presho 225 South Addison Elmira 225 Freeman 15 Golden Glow Hts. Caton Southport Lindley Webbs Mills Pine City Seeley Creek
Br Elm Hts
Mannsville 3 Sandy Creek
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22 Pulaski 13
Oswego Fruit Valley
North Fair Haven Fair Haven 104A
Lake Bluff 14 Wallington Resort Alton
Red Creek Huron
North Rose Rose
New York State Thruway
Interstate Highway 104 104
West Monroe 49 Constantia
Primary Road Bernhards Bay
Maple 69 View
Hannibal Granby Center
31 South Bay
Memphis 695 Jordan Warners N. Chittenango Fairmount Solvay Kirkville Syracuse Minoa 31C 290 5 Sullivan Canastota Elbridge Port 5 Camillus Westvale 14 Byron Chittenango 34 Hart Lot 321 Fayetteville 174 Split Rock 38 Sennett Skaneateles Falls 13 Throopsville 175 Onondaga 173 5 Oaks Mottville 318 Marcellus Corners Jamesville 96 Skaneateles 20 Nedrow Oran Cedarvale Chittenango ONONDAGA Waterloo 20 Auburn Falls Cayuga 41 92 Seneca Pompey S. Onondaga 91 Mariette eva 34 Center 326 Cazanovia Falls 38A 20 Lafayette 41A Fleming 174 SENECA Canoga Amber Cardiff Pompey 80 96A 414 38 90 34B Otisco Borodino Union Delphi Falls 6 Owasco MacDougall Fayette Springs New Wyckoff La ke Woodstock Niles 80 34 Vesper Apulia New Erieville Levanna 89 Scipioville Fabius Hope 96 Scipio Apulia 80 Romulus Spafford Center Station Tully Aurora 14 Sherwood Sheds Kelloggsville Venice 13 80 Center 38A Poplar DeRuyter Hayt Georgetown Ridge 41A Corners 91 Preble 54 Dresden Cuyler Scott Montville Moravia Willard Sempronius 281 King an Ovid Otselic Truxton Ferry 41 Genoa Earlville Little 12 90 13 Locke 96A 96 24 York Milo Lincklaen Upperville Cheningo 34B Lodi East Homer 90 Smyrna Homer 80 Columbus 26 Interlaken Summer Beaver Meadow South North Lansing Sherburne CORTLAND 414 Hill 281 South Himrod Otselic 12 Edmeston 16 Cortland 222 North 34 Groton Caywood North Covert Solon Plymouth Pharsalia Starkey New Berlin Pitcher Kirk McGraw Valois Trumansburg Ludlowville North 29 41 1 Pitcher Lakemont ee 107 Norwich 8 East 34B Taylor South 215 McLean Pharsalia East 23 28 Hector Myers Plymouth 14A Freetown 11 320 Jacksonville Glenora 10 13 Cincinnatus 4 227 89 Lansing Freeville Rock 228 96 23 Reynoldsville CHENANGO Preston Virgil Stream Lower 392 Norwich TOMPKINS Mecklenburg Etna Cincinnatus South New 414 79 79 Dryden Berlin eading East McDonough Messengerville Enfield enter Holmesville German McDonough Varna Texas 51 Burdett 14 Ithaca 228 23 220 Valley 237 Willet East Ithaca Marathon 221 220 Gilbertsville Slaterville Harford Watkins Glen HUYLER Trumbulls Oxford Hunts 8 Sprs. 96 26 Harford Corners Smithville 3 41 Corners Caroline Mills Montour Falls Center Center Townsend Mount Newfield Brooktondale Killawog Upper 35 Guilford Upton Odessa Danby Smithville Lisle 3 79 Flats Center Lisle Guilford Alpine Brisben Caroline Moreland Richford Whitney 115 Center 131 Genegantslet West Danby Catharine Beavers 14 12 Rockdale Point 206 Dams Speedsville East South BROOME Millport Triangle 96B Greene Cayuta Berkshire Danby Chambers Coventry Coventryville 9 Berkshire Willseyville Unadila 34 Pine Post 21 West Bainbridge Valley 96 Sidney Creek 79 13 38 Jenksville Bainbridge Nanticoke Swartwood Horseheads Candor Glen Aubrey augh North North Spencer 224 41 96 Sullivanville 235 223 Fenton Chenango Afton Bennettsville Forks Newark Valley 79 Lake Horseheads Van Masonville 21 96 TIOGA Castle Erin 369 Afton Breesport Etten 38B Creek Tunnel 206 Kattelville Elmira CHEMUNG Belden Maine Big Flats 7 14 Hts. North 7 Chenango 26 Nineveh Glen Castle Bridge ng 352 North Halsey 8 Catatonk West Chemung Union Center Valley Elmira Harpursville Nimmonsburg 233 Elmira Gaskill Doraville North Sanitarua Sprs. Pork 225 Lockwood Johnson City Sanford Owego Dickinson Endwell W. Corners ow Hts. Chemung 7 41 Ouaquaga Center 17 Southport 34 17C Endicott Campville 241 11 West Windsor Tioga East bbs Mills 434 Center 17 Windsor Pine City Lowman Sanford Barton Vestal 86 427 Smithboro Creek Binghamton Apalachin Stilesville Ross Windsor Vestal Chemung Wellsburg
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Bugs Bee Gone
Bugs Bee Gone is Central New York’s exterminator of choice. We are well-versed in the latest biological and behavior traits of the pests we service, and in the case of bed bugs, their growing resistance to certain pesticides.
Uninvited Guests? Call Bugs Bee Gone at (315) 299-7210 BUGSBEEGONE.BIZ
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Proudly Serving The Finger Lakes Auburn 26 East Genesee Street, Auburn, NY 13021 GenevA 138 North Exchange Street, Geneva, NY 14456
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An Owens Corning Platinum Contractor
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Homer Village Green, Homer
es, Homer was named for the ancient Greek poet, a reflection of the early American predilection for the classics. It was first settled in 1791 along and near the banks of the Tioughnioga River. Current residents take pride in the upkeep of some pristine examples of the Federal, Greek Revival, Italianate and Queen Anne style homes that line the village’s historic Main Street. In the center of the Old Homer Historic District lies the Village Green, a large, grassy, tree-filled area used for community events, festivals, fairs, and leisure activities. The Homer Farmer’s Market takes place here every Saturday from May – October. Visit the boutiques, gift shops, bakery and eclectic restaurants on Main Street and stroll the green for a great summer day.
Summer Events in Homer: July 4: 26th Annual Reading of the United States Declaration of Independence. “All are invited to gather at the Center for the Arts of Homer, 72 South Main Street, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 4th, to commemorate the first charter of our nation’s liberty. Charles W. Jermy, Jr. and Charles W. Jermy III will recount the circumstances that led up to the Declaration’s adoption in 1776 and talk briefly about the document’s structure. After describing the fates of some of the signers, they will invite those in attendance to read short portions of the Declaration aloud. Following the reading, a cannon will be fired and the bells in the buildings surrounding the Homer Green will be rung fifty times. The Center’s 1874 37-inch Meneely Bell is expected to join the other four bells for the first time in several years. Plan to participate in this important com-
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Homer munity-wide commemoration of the 245th birthday of the United States of America, for which there is no admission charge. For more information, please call Bud or Chip at 607-749-4365, or send an e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org. July 17 - 40th Annual Holiday in Homer holidayinhomer.org This is Homer’s signature summer event. More than 125 artisans gather on the Village Green for a full day of shopping, music and great food. Summer Concerts on the Green Visit homerny.org for schedule. Farmers Market on the Village Green Saturdays, May – October.
Homer Attractions Albert J. Durkee Memorial Park
Route 11, ½ mile north of the center of the Village 607-749-3322; homerny.org/services/parks-and-rec/parks/ Durkee Park, located on the north end of Main Street, has a pavilion, picnic facilities, playground and a fishing dock in a beautiful setting on the west branch of the Tioughnioga River. Drop your fishing line or kayak in the water here. Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Homer Center for the Arts
72 South Main St., Homer 607-749-4900; center4art.org Great acoustics and well known national and regional
music acts grace the stage at this popular community arts center, which also offers dance, visual arts and theater programs. Check the website or call for the summer concert schedule and COVID protocols.
Main Street Shopping
Homer Men & Boys is a clothing store that has served the community for more than 50 years. Their slogan “if we don’t have it, you don’t need it” generates a chuckle as you enter the store, packed with everything from Northface gear to Carhart. Next door, two connected stores, Bev & Co., and the Old Homer House carry clothing and gifts as well. Homer also has a bead shop, a health food store, a small grocery store, an olive oil shop, a bakery, and more.
National Historic District
Take a self-guided tour (visit homer.org for details) of the Homer Village National Historic District. Get to know the charming, well-preserved historic homes and architectural styles. Guided walks are also available. Please call Kathleen Beardsley, Tour Coordinator at 607-749-3504, for an appointment. Historic Homer Tours are sponsored by the Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer.
The Village Green
Kick back and let time stop for a moment as you enjoy the lush green grass and trees of this traditional village centerpiece.Take in a concert, festival or the Saturday Farmers Market. Be there on the 4th of July for the reading of the United States Declaration of Independence.
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Homer CNY’s Most Intimate Venue 72 S. Main St., Homer, NY 13077 PH: 607-749-4900
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Cornell University Campus, Ithaca
ocated on the southern end of Cayuga Lake and home to Cornell University and Ithaca College, Ithaca is known as a hip, progressive and fun place for both young and old.You will find plenty do, from academics and cool museums to great shopping, imaginative restaurants, spectacular waterfalls and natural beauty. More than 100 unique shops, galleries, restaurants and street vendors line the downtown Ithaca Commons brick-paved walkways. Just a short stroll away is the Dewitt Mall, a historic building housing a broad collection of locally-owned specialty shops. The Ithaca Farmers Market at Steamboat Landing on Cayuga Lake is a week-end must-stop. Cayuga Lake Wineries are within easy driving distances. Glaciers 15,000 years ago carved a playground of waterfalls and gorges you can enjoy today in several state parks within five miles of town. Taughannock Falls State Park’s namesake waterfall is one of the outstanding natural attractions of the Northeast, plunging 215 feet past rocky cliffs that tower nearly 400 feet above the gorge. Frommer’s ranks the fabulous swimming hole at the bottom of 115-foot-tall Enfield Falls in Robert H. Treman State Park as one of the “Top Ten Swimming Holes in the United States.” Go to visitithaca.com, and parks.ny.gov for details and more locations.
GreenStar Food Co+op
770 Cascadilla St., Ithaca 607-273-9392; greenstar.coop More than your average grocery store, GreenStar Food Co+op offers an extensive line of grocery and prepared foods – including self-service and made-to-order options, fresh meat and cheese counter, coffee and smoothie bar, and indoor and outdoor dining areas bringing a vibrant and unique grocery cooperative to the regional community and Ithaca visitors. In addition to its new full feature store at 770 Cascadilla St., find GreenStar groceries and prepared foods at two convenient locations: in the DeWitt Mall at 215 Cayuga St. and at 307 College Ave in Ithaca.
Ithaca Discovery Trail
Ithaca’s Discovery Trail offers a well-planned guide to outstanding Ithaca sites. The trail is a collaboration of educational and fun family attractions within Ithaca or an easy drive from downtown. Visit discoverytrail.com for detailed information on hours, admission and special events. You can also download a map of the trail locations. Members of the trail include: CAYUGA NATURE CENTER: Explore 120 acres of fields and 5 acres of scenic trails. See ponds and historic gorges,
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Ithaca then climb high into the forest canopy in a very cool six-story high tree house. Location: 1420 Taughannock Blvd., Ithaca. Info: 607-273-6260; cayuganaturecenter.org CORNELL BOTANICAL GARDENS: A 35-acre site, which features 12 specialty gardens. These include herbs, flowers, vegetables, rock garden plants, rhododendrons, perennials, ornamental grasses, groundcovers, vines, container gardens and plants with winter interest. Location: One Plantations Road, Cornell University, Ithaca. Info: 607255-2400; cornellbotannicgardens.org CORNELL LAB OF ORNITHOLOGY: This 220-acre sanctuary features more than four miles of trails winding through
various bird and wildlife habitats, a 10-acre pond, an observatory, a gallery of bird art and the Macaulay Sound Library, the world’s largest sound archive. Trail walks are led by Cornell students. Location: 1569 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca. Info: 607-254-BIRD (2473); birds.cornell.edu JOHNSON MUSEUM OF ART: A premier college art gallery housed in an iconic I.M.Pei building with grand views of Cayuga Lake, the Johnson Museum holds more than 30,000 works in its permanent Asian, African, European and American collections. Location: 114 Central Avenue at University Avenue, Cornell University, Ithaca. Info: 607-255-6464; museum.cornell.edu
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BUFFALO STREET BOOKS Ithaca's independent community bookstore www.buffalostreetbooks.com 607-273-8246
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Ithaca’s Quality Jewelers
152 The Commons Ithaca, NY 14850 Phone: 607.273.3471 firstname.lastname@example.org www.schooleysjewelers.com
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community owned everyone welcome 770 cascadilla st. ithaca open daily 8 am - 9 pm Ithaca Commons, Ithaca
MUSEUM OF THE EARTH: Home to interactive exhibits and one of America’s largest fossil collections. Walk among shell and fossil remains from thousands of years ago, including enormous mastodon and whale skeletons. Location: 1259 Trumansburg Road (Route 96), Ithaca. Info: 607-273-6623; www.priweb.org SCIENCENTER: More than 250 touchable exhibits in four full-sized exhibit galleries. Kids will love the hands-on theme of the museum, the outdoor science park, live boa constrictor, a walk-in camera and funhouse mirrors. Location: 601 First St., Ithaca. Info: 607272-0600; sciencenter.org TOMPKINS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY: A treasure trove of regional history with traveling exhibits, a research library and a vast photo collection with more than 100,000 images. Free internet access and unlimited wifi. Location: 101 East Green St., Ithaca. Info: 607272-4557; tcpl.org
DeWitt Mall, Ithaca
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LaFayette area apple orchards, LaFayette
ust south of Syracuse and easily accessible from I-81, Lafayette boasts several historic claims. Before being named after American Revolutionary War and French national hero, the Marquis de Lafayette, the site was the seat of the central government of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy and the scene of notable Native American gatherings, ceremonies and traditions. Today Lafayette can boast its location at the crossings of two of the longest highways in the United States – Route 20 and Route 11 – spanning all the way from Canada to Florida and from the East coast to the West.
Lafayette Attractions Lafayette Apple Festival
Lafayette has always been known as a richly forested agricultural area with excellent apple orchards. The long-standing Lafayette Apple Festival (October 9 & 10, 2021) is one of Central New York’s favorite events.
Rides, free entertainment, an outstanding arts and crafts show, mouth-watering apple fritters and home-baked apple pie, plus some of the most original scarecrows you will ever see at the Scarecrow Contest bring back the crowds every year. For COVID updates, check the website lafayetteapplefest.org.
Carol Watson Greenhouse & Landscaping
23980 Sentinel Heights Road, Lafayette 315-677-0286; cartolwatsongreenhouse.com Carol Watson’s Greenhouse is a gardener’s oasis, a place filled with beauty, unique finds and a friendly, knowledgeable staff ready to answer questions and help figure out what might be best for your particular garden. You will be delighted by the fragrances and colors of unusual plants and tropicals, along with a broad array of old favorites. Wander through the displays. Sit for a while with a cup of coffee by the 4-tier stone fountain in the main greenhouse. Have some creative fun at the “Terrarium Bar” where you will find all the materials needed to make any size terrarium (confirm availability due to COVID).
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LaFayette Carol, who earned her degree in Retail Marketing at Syracuse University, also curates a great assortment of garden art, from yard ornaments and pottery to birdhouses, sculptures, ceramic totems and special items by local artists and American crafts people. New items arrive weekly. This treasure of a place is not your cookie-cutter big box store. So, pack your questions, your dog (the greenhouse is dog-friendly), your kids (they will enjoy the grounds), your lunch (have a picnic on site) and head to Lafayette for a happy summer day. Check the website for special events and classes.
Oliver’s Campers, Inc.
2843 US Route 11, Lafayette 315-677-8154; oliverscampers.com Visit Oliver’s for all your RV and camping vehicle dreams and needs. You will find experienced technicians, a great inventory of RVs, Fifth Wheels, Travel Trailers and more, plus fair prices and special packages, financing opportunities and excellent service. Check out their inventory online or, better yet, visit in person to get that hands-on feel for the many options Oliver’s has to offer.
FiFth Wheels • travel trailers • toy haulers tear Drops • pop-up Campers • serviCe • FinanCing We carry a wide variety of brands including: Hideout, Astoria, Aspen Trail, Shadow Cruiser, Minnie, Micro Minnie, Voyage, Hike, and A-Liner. • landscape design & installation • exquisite flowers, shrubs & plants • • garden art & sculptures • beautiful artisan pottery • terrarium bar • • unique gifts • hands-on classes • special events •
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Carol Watson Greenhouse Get inspired! Enjoy the beauty and tranquility at this special place as you find plants and garden art perfect for your yard. Carol and her friendly staff will be on hand to answer questions, offer suggestions and help you make the best landscaping choices for your budget and summer needs. Let the experts help you take full advantage of our all too brief summer season.
Oliver’s Campers Looking for adventure? Ready for the freedom of the open road? Oliver’s Campers Inc. in LaFayette will help you get going in the right direction. They offer a great inventory of RVs, Fifth Wheels, Travel Trailers and more, plus a knowledgeable staff ready to answer questions, work with financing and keep things running with their excellent service and parts department. What are you waiting for? Let Oliver’s help you get going.
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arcellus is a friendly village at the eastern end of the Finger Lakes District between Syracuse and Skaneateles. Discover Main Street’s shops for shopping fun. Head to Marcellus Park and Baltimore Woods Nature Center for peaceful places to have a picnic, hike, walk and just be outdoors. Nine Mile Creek, a noted trout stream, is one of the most popular fishing sites in the Syracuse area. Originally part of the Onondaga Nation, Marcellus was named a township in the former Central New York Military Tract and first settled by outsiders in 1794. The Steadman House, Marcellus
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Marcellus Hand Me down
Treasures Children’s Clothing Consignment & More
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“The Oldest Family Restaurant and Bar in Marcellus”
Lunches – Dinner Daily
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18 West Main Street, Marcellus
Pizza, Wings,Subs, Salads, Seafood and More!
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Marcellus Liquors Inc. marcellusliquors.com 315-673-1351 15 East Main St, Marcellus, NY
Hours of Operation Mon - Sat 9am - 9pm Sunday 12pm - 6pm
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Marcellus Community Childcare Center From our cozy infant room to our active school age program, come see what makes us a great place for kids!
Call to schedule a tour or to find out more about our program. Open: Monday - Friday 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE Brakes, Exhaust, Tires, Oil Changes and More!
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Marcellus Nine Mile Creek
fishonondagacounty.com (for a map of access points) Nine Mile Creek begins its 22-mile flow at Otisco Lake and flows north through the villages of Marcellus and Camillus before draining its cold waters into Onondaga Lake just west of the New York State Fairgrounds. The middle section has the best cold-water influence and is an excellent trout habitat. With 5 miles of public fishing rights (PFR) and 5 designated parking areas, the middle valley section of the creek is the most popular fishing spot. It supports a good number of both stocked and wild brown trout.
Oliver’s Produce & Farm Stand
Marcellus United Methodist Church, Marcellus
Marcellus Attractions Baltimore Woods Nature Center
4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus 315-673-1350; baltimorewoods.org Six miles of hiking trails traverse 182 acres of hardwood forests and meadows with ponds, streams, overlooks and wildlife. The nature center offers year-round public programs and community events, day camps for kids, rental facilities, school field trips, an art gallery, and much more. As a private, non-profit organization, Baltimore Woods Nature Center is open to the public with no daily admission or parking fees. The Interpretive Center is open Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4.p.m., and Sat., 10 a.m. -4 p.m.
4845 Frank Gay Rd, Marcellus 315-807-4751; oliversproduce.com A longtime “go-to” spot for fresh home-grown produce, especially sweet corn and varieties of tomatoes, along with beautiful flowers, local meats and baked goods. Oliver Farms has been family owned and operated for over a century through four generations of Olivers. Doors remain open 24/7 on the self-serve system at the much-loved farm stand and there is also a store. Nestled in the Marcellus hills, the views from the farm are lovely.
Patchwork Plus Quilt Shop
2532 Cherry Valley Turnpike, Marcellus 315-673-2208; patchworkplus.com A quilt-lover’s dream, “The Patch” is a 5,000 square foot store offering the latest in Bernina sewing machines and collections from top fabric distributors, reproduction fabrics, batiks and a large selection of blenders on their color wall. Check the website for classes and events.
The Steadman House Marcellus Historical Society
2443 Platt Road, Marcellus 315-673-3269; marcellusny.com/parks/marcellus-park Marcellus Park is a treasure of the Central New York Area with leafy green shade trees, a creek, plenty of space for kids and dogs. Pavilions and picnic areas create ideal spots for gatherings during spring, summer, and fall. With walking trails, skateboarding, beach volleyball, horseshoes, and baseball – there is always something to do. Visit the website for detailed directions.
18 North Street, Marcellus; 315-673-4839 marcellushistoricalsociety.org/steradmanhouse.org Built in 1835, implementing a Greek Revival design from the pattern book of Minard Lefever, a leading architect of the time, the Steadman House is now operated as a local history museum by the Marcellus Historical Society. The home was gifted by Lewis and Alma Steadman to the Marcellus Historical Society and was listed on the National Register of Historical Places in 2007. The home is filled with historic objects, furniture and Marcellus memorabilia. Call for current hours and to check on COVID restrictions.
Martisco Station Railway Museum
Sunset Ridge Golf Club
5085 Martisco Road, Marcellus (at the end of Martisco Road off NYS Rte. 174, between Camillus and Marcellus); 315-451-6551 Martisco Museum is a restored former New York Central Railroad station listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is a two-story Victorian brick structure constructed in 1870. The first floor is reminiscent of a small-town railroad station. The second floor contains many railroad exhibits. The station is located on the Finger Lakes Railway, formerly the Auburn branch of the New York Central. Hours: 2-5 p.m. Sun. May-Oct. Call to confirm it is open and for COVID protocols.
2814 W. Seneca Turnpike, Marcellus 315-707-4503; sunsetridgegolfclub.com The 18-hole course at the Sunset Ridge Golf Club facility features 6,937 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 71.9 and it has a slope rating of 130 on Blue grass. Designed by John Yuhas, the Sunset Ridge golf course opened in 1998. Philip Kless, PGA manages the course as the Co-Owner/Golf Professional. Call or visit the website for rates, tee times and more information about the pro shop and restaurant.
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She-Qua-Ga Falls, Montour Falls
The “Valley of Tumbling Waters”
urrounded by hills rising 1,000 feet, Montour Falls is the focal point for seven natural glens that radiate from its borders, with more than a score of waterfalls to see. The 165-foot waterfall located on the west end of the village is of special note as it seems like it should flow right down Main Street, a great backdrop for the specialty shops you will enjoy browsing. History permeates the village. Montour Falls was once the site of a Seneca Indian tribe, which was destroyed along with 40 other Amerindian villages by Sullivan’s army in 1779. The Iroquois Long House Council Chambers of the Haudenosaunee was located here. The village was named after Queen Catherine Montour, a prominent Native American woman of Seneca heritage who lived at the village site during the 18th century. Montour Falls was an important trade stop and travel hub, playing an important role on the Seneca Lake inlet when the Chemung Canal was built in 1827 to connect Seneca Lake with the Chemung River. Homes in the Historic District offer a glimpse into this era.
Montour Falls Attractions Eagle Cliff Falls in Havana Glen Park
135 Havana Glen Rd, Montour Falls 607-535-9476; townofmontour.com
Serene and scenic, the Havana Glen Park is a nature lover’s destination. With mosses and ferns, the glen has the beautiful Eagle Cliff Falls. In addition, there are playgrounds, picnic areas and hiking trails along the McClure Creek. As you hike up the trail you will find several small waterfalls in your path. The place is perfect to spend a day outdoors with your family. Call ahead to make camping reservations and to check on COVID protocols.
Montour Falls Historic Loop Trail
cnyhiking.com/MontourFallsHistoricLoopTrail.htm The Montour Falls Historic Loop Trail (MFHLT) was created by the Finger Lakes Trail Conference and is part of the nearly 1,000-mile Finger Lakes Trail System. The MFHLT is around 5-miles and features three waterfalls, including She-Qua-Ga Falls, Eagle Cliff Falls and Deckertown Falls. The hike is described as easy, mostly level walking. The Finger Lakes Trail Conference (www.fingerlakestrail.org) features a special map of the Montour Falls Historic Loop Trail with description that they sell on their website.
Newfield Covered Bridge
From NY 13 go into the town of Newfield. The Bridge is located on Bridge St. nycoveredbridges.org/newfield Built in the1850s, the Newfield Bridge is the oldest covered bridge in New York State that still supports daily traffic. Saved from being torn down in the 60s by dedicated citizens, the bridge was restored in 1972,
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Montour Falls raising the entire bridge a foot, increasing the height of the portal entrances and adding two additional trusses. By 1998, a large-scale restoration included abutment and bank stabilization, new decking and roofing, a pedestrian bridge, the Musser overlook and a picnic area. Located close to Montour Falls, make a stop and enjoy this picturesque touch of history.
Dropping 156-feet into the “Glorious T,” She-quaga Falls seems to flow right into the heart of Montour Falls. Located at the intersection of Main and
Genesee Streets, it is a big part of the Montour Falls Historic District. Two dozen structures line Genesee Street, including the courthouse, sheriff’s office, the lovely Montour Memorial Library and many well-kept 19th-century homes. Known as Tumbling Waters to Native Americans, She-qua-ga Falls is often referred to simply as Montour Falls by those having difficulty pronouncing the native name. From the park, built at the base of the falls, banks of lights create a beautiful night setting. Mill Creek Bridge spans the head of the falls and offers another great view of the town and the waterfall.
Flowerof Divas Flowers Souvenirs Gifts
229 N. Catherine St. Montour Falls, NY • 607-535-4024 Mon.-Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-1
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Automotive & trAnsmission
Frank’s Specialists First Class Select Autos “We Work for the Lord”
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Fillmore glen state park, Moravia
oravia is located at the southern end of Owasco Lake. At the village edge is Fillmore Glen State Park with nature trails, campsites, picnic pavilions and a replica of the log cabin in which native son, U.S. President Millard Fillmore, was born.The village boasts a variety of examples of 19th and 20th century architecture, many of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Fillmore Auto Show & Flea Market is the summer’s big event, taking place annually on the Sunday before Labor Day.
Moravia Attractions Cayuga-Owasco Lakes Historical Society & Museum
14 W. Cayuga St., Moravia; 315-497-3906; colhs.org The Cayuga-Owasco Lakes Historical Society (COLHS) is committed to preserving the history of the Moravia area and to presenting information and items belonging to the 13th president of the United States of America, Millard Fillmore, who was born in the Moravia area. The society’s collections, research center and gift shop are housed in the “History House.” Call for summer hours and COVID restrictions.
Fillmore Glen State Park
1686 State Route 38, Moravia; 315-497-0130 https://parks.ny.gov/parks/157/details.aspx Fillmore Glen offers swimming, picnic tables and pavilions, cabins, a campground with tent and trailer sites, hunt-
ing, fishing in Owasco Lake, nature trail hiking and a playground. The hiking trails offer dense forest, five waterfalls and a botanically rich glen. Take a dip in the stream-fed swimming pool or fish the Owasco Lake inlet. The park also features a replica of the log cabin in which U.S. President Millard Fillmore was born. Contact the park office before your visit to confirm swimming is open and for details about camping fees and reservations.
Jennings Department Store
147 Main St., Moravia; 315-497-1341. For more than 150 years, Jennings has offered clothing, footwear and other goods in a uniquely nostalgic setting. You will find a great selection of Carhart items.
Moravia Farmers Market
130 Main St. (in Kinney’s parking lot), Moravia 315-496-2235; facebook.com/pg/MoraviaFarmersMarket Open every Thursday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 8 to 14 venders sell fresh vegetables and fruit, flowers, homemade baked goods, honey and maple syrup and crafts. Enjoy the peaches!
Owasco Inlet Fishing Access Site
2021 Warner Road, Moravia https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/79686.html Owasco Inlet, a major tributary to Owasco Lake, begins in Tompkins County southeast of the hamlet of Peruville, and then flows northward for roughly 24 miles through the villages of Groton, Locke and Moravia. Visit the DEC website listed here for detailed information on this fishing access site in Moravia and nearby.
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Moravia is the village’s signature late summer event scheduled this year for August 26-28 (visit grotonoldehomedays.com or call 607-898-3220 to confirm).
Groton Attractions Groton Gallery
105 Main St, Groton 607-745-6497; facebook.com/grotongallery/ Groton Gallery Is the Gallery Space @ the Hotel Groton Block. Next door is Antiquity Shoppe. Combined it is a fine art space, event space, antique gallery and vintage and specialty merchandise purveyor. St. Matthew’s Episcopal, Moravia/photo courtesy of Cayuga County Office of Tourism
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church
14 Church St., Moravia 315-497-1171; episcopalchurch.org An early 1820’s Episcopal church consecrated by Bishop John Henry Hobart, founder of Hobart College, St. Matthew’s is home to extraordinary Bavarian Oak carvings. Visitors are welcome. Call ahead to make sure it is open.
Groton Public Library
112 E. Cortland St., Groton 607-898-5055; grotonpubliclibrary.net Housed in an elegant Adam Colonial-style brick building (circa 1916), the library offers print and digital media and programs for adults and children. Computers are available for public use. Hours: 2-9 p.m., Mon.-Thurs.; 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Fri.; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Sat.; and 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun.. Call ahead to confirm hours and any COVID restrictions.
Ice Cream Caboose
Northeast of Ithaca and just south of Moravia, Groton is billed as “an authentic American hometown.” Its picturesque, historic downtown is filled with restaurants, shops, art and plenty of small-town charm. Groton Olde Home Days
180 W. South St., Groton; 607-898-5900 A fun place to cool off with an ice cream treat: hard or soft cones, sundaes, milkshakes, homemade ice cream sandwiches. This window service shop is situated inside an old train caboose car.
Groton 607-898-5871 161 Main Street
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Jennings Dept. store Quality Clothing and Footwear For the Family – Since 1860
Large Selection of Owasco Lake Tees, Sweatshirts, Caps, Mugs & More 147 Main St. Moravia (315) 497-1341
Store Hours: M-F 9-6, Sat 9-5, Sun 11-4
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Hard & Soft Ice Cream • Hamburgers • Hofmann Hots • French Fries • Onion Rings • Flurries • Sundaes • Shakes • Floats • Real Fruit Smoothies Play Pirate ShiPS For the KidS
11:30 a.M. - 10:00 p.M. Rte. 38, Moravia (1 mile north of the Village)
True Value Hardware (315) 497-1966
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The Great Lakes First Port of Call
o the north of the Finger Lakes on the shores of Lake Ontario, you will find the Port City of Oswego, the first Port of Call on the Great Lakes from the Atlantic Ocean. Oswego’s strategic location has given the city a rich place in United States history, from the days before European settlement and continuing through the French and Indian War, the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Abolition era’s Underground Railroad activities and World War II. It all comes to life in the city’s museums and historic sites. Oswego’s historic lighthouse is part of the Great Lakes Seaway Trail, which was named a “Top 9 Great American Drive.” It connects other historic lighthouses, villages, wineries and great outdoor activities along the way. Oswego is the home of SUNY Oswego, the Oswego Speedway and one of summer’s most popular festival events, Harborfest. Restaurants, shopping and a stroll along the River Walk in the Historic Maritime District also make Oswego a great place to spend happy days of summer.
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Oswego Attractions Breitbeck Park
Between W. 8th and Ontario Streets, Oswego Breitbeck Park is a great place for a picnic or a leisurely stroll, with beautiful views of Lake Ontario and the lighthouse. It is especially loved for being a special place to take in the sunset over the lake.
Children’s Museum of Oswego (CMOO)
7 W Bridge St, Oswego 315-216-6387; cmoo.org Located in the center of downtown Oswego, the exhibits in this interactive museum focus on aspects of current and historical local significance, imaginative play, the arts, science, and mathematics – but most of all – having fun! CMOO caters mostly to children up to age 10. Reservations are required for play sessions. Call for details, hours, admission and COVID restrictions.
Fort Ontario Historic Site
1 East 4th St., Oswego 315-343-4711; parks.ny.gov/regions/central/default.aspx Star-shaped Fort Ontario is built on the ruins of three earlier fortifications dating from the French and Indian War, Revolutionary War, and War of 1812. The fort was occupied by the U.S. Army through World War II. There are two Guardhouses, a Powder Magazine Storehouse, Enlisted Men’s Barracks, and windswept ramparts featuring magnificent views of Lake Ontario. Call or check website for summer hours, admission fees and COVID protocols.
H. Lee White Maritime Museum & National Historic Landmark LT-5 Tug
1 West 1st St., Oswego 315-342-0480; hleewhitemarinemuseum.com Located in Oswego’s Historic Maritime District at the end of West First Street Pier, this museum maintains a fleet of historic vessels and 12 exhibit rooms highlighting 400 years of maritime history. The centerpiece of the collection is a LT-5 Tug that was used during the Normandy invasion of WW II. Check the website or call for summer hours and special event dates.
300 E. Albany St., Oswego 315-342-0646; oswegospeedway.com Oswego Speedway is a 5/8-mile semi-banked pavement racing oval located off the shores of Lake Ontario. The Speedway’s 70th Anniversary schedule features 13 race weekends headlined by 10 different divisions, the return of King of Wings, two appearances by the ground pounders of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and in a move like none other before in Oswego history; two Classic Weekends held in just over three months. Call or check the website for complete weekly schedule and ticket details. Oswego nightscape, photo by Roger Beck
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Safe Haven Holocaust Refugee Shelter Museum, Oswego
Richardson-Bates House Museum
135 East 3rd St., Oswego 315-343-1342; rbhousemuseum.org The Richardson-Bates House is one of the most intact house museums in New York State, and features an extensive archival collection and exhibit space documenting the history of Oswego County. The opulent interior and decor of this 1867 Victorian Mansion reflect the tastes of well-to-do 19th century residents. Call or visit the website for hours, admission fees and COVID restrictions.
Safe Haven Holocaust Refugee Shelter Museum
2 E. 7th St., Oswego 315-342-3003; safehavenmuseum.com The Safe Haven Holocaust Refugee Shelter Museum is dedicated to keeping alive the story of 982 European refugees who were allowed into the United States as “guests” of President Franklin D. Roosevelt during the Holocaust in World War II. They were temporarily housed at Fort Ontario in Oswego, New York from August 1944 – February 1946. Admission: Adults, $5; Children & Students, $3. Hours: 11a.m.-4p.m., Thursday-Sunday, Labor Day to Memorial Day. Call to confirm hours and check on COVID protocols.
West Pierhead Lighthouse
Oswego Harbor West Pierhead Lighthouse is an active aid to navigation located off the coast of Oswego. It was built in 1934 to replace an earlier light constructed in 1880. It stands at the end of a 2,000-foot-long breakwater at the mouth of the Oswego River, extending .5 miles out onto Lake Ontario. The H. Lee White Museum (listed above) offers Lighthouse Boat Tours; call for schedule and booking details, 315-342-0480.
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Indian Pines Park Public Waterfront, Penn Yan
A friendly place
enn Yan, the largest town on Y-shaped Keuka Lake, traces its unusual name to its early Pennsylvania and Yankee settlers, many of whom came to Yates County as followers of Jemima Wilkinson, the first American born woman to form a religious society in America, and her group, the “Society of Universal Friends.” Old Order Mennonite families are recent arrivals to the area. Beginning in 1974, many families of the Groffdale Conference Mennonite Church moved to Yates County from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, seeking affordable farmland. The Yates County Old Order Mennonites settlement is the largest horse-and-buggy community in the state of New York. If you are a boating enthusiast, you probably have heard of or ridden on a wooden or fiberglass boat built by the Penn Yan Boat Company. The company, established in 1921 by a German native, Charles A. Hermann, was known for its patented “Tunnel Drive” concept, which provided better boat speed and stability. Today, Penn Yan’s Main Street offers a friendly place to stroll with its eclectic mix of vintage architecture, art gallery, bookstore, shops and restaurants. The community prides itself in looking after each other and in being approachable. Stop in at the Visitors Center on NY Route 14A just south of the village and ask for the “historic Main Street Walking Tour,” which will give you the details on this National Register Historic District.
Penn Yan Attractions The Arts Center of Yates County
127 Main Street, Penn Yan 315-536-8226; www.ycac.org One of the best multi-arts centers of the Finger Lakes, The Arts Center of Yates County features fine arts and high-quality crafts, including painting, sculpture, woodworking, pottery, glass, fiber arts, book arts, basketry, jewelry and more for sale at reasonable prices. The Arts Center includes the Flick Gallery, the Rosenfeld Studio upstairs—where the
bulk of the Center’s workshops are held—and Sunny Point, a seasonal facility on the east side of Keuka Lake. Call or check the website for hours, program/exhibit details and COVID precautions.
Yates County History Center: L. Caroline Underwood, Oliver House & Scherer Carriage House Museums
200 Main Street, Penn Yan 315-536-7318; yatespast.com Home of the Yates County History Center since 1948 and one of three buildings comprising the YCHS, the Oliver House is a large, 18-room, 19th century brick Italianate style house built in 1852. Five major rooms are maintained as Victorian period rooms with many of the home’s original furnishings. Formerly Yates County Genealogical & Historical Society, it is one of the oldest in NYS, actively collecting, preserving and interpreting history since 1860. Its collections of over 50,000 artifacts date from the mid-1700s and include magnificent costumes, an impressive 6,000 digital images, and the foremost collection of Jemima Wilkinson artifacts in the United States. The Underwood Museum houses a unique collection, from swizzle sticks to pink porcelain pigs, while the Scherer Carriage House is home to the permanent Jemima Wilkinson collection. Check out the Heritage Books & Gifts shop. Call or check the website for summer hours and COVID protocols.
Keuka Candy Emporium
131 Main St., Penn Yan 315-531-4700; keukacandyemporium.com Enjoy the nostalgic décor and dip into Keuka Candy’s candy barrels for old-time sweet treats and childhood memories. Fan favorites include SkyBar, Necco Wafers, Mallo Cups, Zagnut, Swedish Fish, an extensive line of Licorices, Astro Pops, Double Lollies, Ice Cubes, Chocolate Covered Pretzels, Sponge Candy and lots more. You will also find hand-made artisan chocolates, more than a dozen flavors in the Homemade Fudge Case, along with Cotton Candy made fresh daily, delicious nut concoctions, 24 flavors of Hershey Ice Cream, glass bottled sodas and fresh brewed Wicked Joe Coffee in several flavors. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon.-Thurs.; 9
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Penn Yan a.m.-7 p.m., Fri. and Sat.; closed Sun. Call to confirm hours and any COVID precautions.
Keuka Lake Outlet Trail & Preservation Area
keukaoutlettrail.org (To reach the trailhead in Penn Yan: From Main Street, turn west onto Elm Street Route 54A and follow to the community ball field on the left. The trail access is behind the vendor booth, to your left, as you are looking at the field.) Part natural wonder and part “industrial archaeology,” the 7-mile Keuka Lake Outlet Trail is built on the track bed of the old Fall Brook Railroad (1884-1974), which, in turn, followed the towpath of the historic Crooked Lake Canal (1833-1877) that once connected Keuka and Seneca lakes by dropping 270 feet over 8 miles through the ravine creat-
ed by the Keuka Outlet Creek. Lining the trail are remnants of the old gristmills, sawmills and distilleries. Remnants of the Crooked Lake Canal, with its 27 locks, run along the north side of the outlet. An elevation drop of nearly 400 feet, beautiful scenery, gorgeous waterfalls and unusual plant life combine to make this an excellent hike for all enthusiasts.
Keuka Lake State Park
3560 Pepper Road, Keuka Park 315-536-3666; parks.ny.gov/parks67/details.aspx Considered a “flagship facility,” 621-acre Keuka Lake State Park offers views of vineyard-covered slopes, glimmering water and clear blue skies. Visitors enjoy boating, fishing, hiking and hunting, plus 150 handicapped-accessible tent and trailer campsites, showers, dumping stations, a large
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Penn Yan picnic area with tables, grills, and water access. Be sure to call ahead for availability regarding campsites. Find reservation information at the website and at Reserve America.
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3173 State Route 14A, Penn Yan 315-536-0836; oakhillbulkfoods.com Oak Hill carries unique and staple bulk food items.
Choose from a large selection of baking items, soup & salad mixes, jarred goods, freshly ground nut butters, breakfast items, old fashioned candies and spices. Oak Hill’s baked goods are made from family recipes, without preservatives. Get a loaf of yeast bread, cinnamon rolls, whoopie pies, fry pies, biscotti or granola. Enjoy a great grocery experience as well as the Oak Hill Café.
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Village of Phelps
at the carnival site on Ontario St. The 2021 Sauerkraut Weekend takes place August 5-8.
riginally known as Sullivan, after General Sullivan, commander of a historic expedition in the summer and fall of 1779, the name was changed to Phelps after the town was organized in 1796. It developed into a prosperous milling town and is famous as one of the world’s major producers of sauerkraut. A walk in the village down Main Street today takes you past charming homes and thriving businesses. Take a look at the unique architecture and enjoy the view and sound of Flint Creek Falls on Main Street.
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315-548-8900; www.phelpsny.com/sauerkraut-festival This unique festival celebrates Phelps’ status as one of the world’s largest sauerkraut producers. The festival is a village-wide four-day event, which includes the Mustang Rally of the Finger Lakes at the Phelps Community Center, Arts in the Park in Methodist Memorial Park on Main Street, Public Market Place in the downtown area, events at the American Legion and, of course, carnival rides and community booths
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Howe House Museum (& the 2-story privy) 66 Main St., Phelps 315-548-4940; phelpsnyhistory.com The Phelps Community Historical Society maintains permanent and rotating exhibits, including “The Country Lawyer’s Office,” in the historic, brick Howe House on Main Street. Built in 1869, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and features a two-story, six-hole (three up, three down) privy thought to be the only house with such a structure. Call for summer hours and COVID protocols. • Redfield Park, located on Church Street, is a community park with a gazebo, concession building, a baseball field and playground where outdoor summer concerts are held. • Methodist Memorial Park on Main Street is a great spot for a picnic under its majestic trees. • Phelps Community Center also hosts a full playground & sports fields. • Crooked Bridge Park, Phelps newest park, is located on Williams Street. Here you can splash in the creek or picnic. All the village parks have bag containers to help you clean up after your dog.
Phelps Art Center
15 Church Street, Phelps 585-748-1649; facebook.com/Phelps-Art-Center The Phelps Art Center began its life as a church, and still boasts an impressive Gothic structure. It is currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The art center now hosts various forms of art (including visual and performance art) by artists from the Finger Lakes region. It also offers practical workshops, classes, vocal concerts, and exhibits. Visitors will find a gift shop where they can make purchases to support the local art scene. Call or visit the FB page for summer hours, schedule and COVID protocols.
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ixteen miles long and one of the cleanest lakes in the world, Skaneateles Lake is the eastern gateway to the Finger Lakes. Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of State, William Seward from Auburn, is reported to have claimed it as “the most beautiful body of water in the world.” The Village of Skaneateles on the northern tip of the lake is a much-loved summer destination filled with boutique shops, excellent restaurants and a lakeside park with a picture-perfect gazebo and long pier stretching over the crystal-clear water. Baskets of summer flowers, lovely trees and inviting park benches lead the way through Main Street’s Historic Business District past many buildings listed now on the National Register of Historic Places. Get an ice cream on a hot summer day and enjoy a pleasant stroll.
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Skaneateles Skaneateles Attractions Anyela’s Vineyards
2433 West Lake Road, Skaneateles 315-685-3797; anyelasvineyards.com Enjoy beautiful views of Skaneateles Lake as you tour Anyela’s vineyards and gardens. Sample wines and wine flights in the Tasting Room or purchase award-winning wine by the glass or by the bottle to enjoy in the vineyard.Visit the website or call for the summer schedule of daily tastings, live music, special events and COVID precautions. Call ahead for groups of 10 or more.
Chocolate Pizza Company
3774 Lee Mulroy Road, Marcellus 315-673-4098; chocolatepizza.com Featured on the Food Network and the NBC Today Show, Chocolate Pizza annually turns 200,000+ pounds of chocolate into more than 100 unique and whimsical products, including their signature Chocolate Pizza (gourmet milk or dark chocolate blended with homemade English toffee, poured into a genuine pizza pan, topped with nuts and candy and presented in a real pizza box) and Peanut Butter Wings (rippled potato chips covered in creamy peanut butter and drenched in chocolate). Call or check the website for hours and COVID protocols.
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W. Genesee St., Skaneateles 315-685-5607 Located in the heart of the village across from the Sherwood Inn, Clift Park offers a public swimming area (when lifeguards are on duty), gazebo, pier and launch dock for Mid-Lakes Navigation Boat Tours. There are several benches and a 5-foot-wide cement walkway along the waterfront. Spread a blanket and relax as the Skaneateles Community Band performs at the gazebo every Friday evening in July and August.
The Creamery & Historic Boat Museum
8 Hannum St., Skaneateles 315-685-1360; skaneateleshistoricalsociety.org The award-winning Museum at the Creamery houses many Skaneateles artifacts, including hand-made wooden boats in the Boat Building. An interactive lake display highlights points of interest around the lake.The historic boat display features “Lightning No. 1” and a 1939 “Comet #1373,” suspended to give views of its interior and deck. Call ahead or visit the website to check on hours and COVID restrictions. Unique Gifts Greeting Cards • Women’s Apparel • Jewelry • Pottery • Candles •
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11 Jordan Street, Skaneateles 315-685-8500; midlakesnav.com Get out on the water! Mid-Lakes Navigation offers 3 types of cruising on Skaneateles Lake and on the Erie Canal. Visit the website or call for details and reservations. •Dinner, lunch, sightseeing, mail boat and special events cruises available daily on Skaneateles Lake from May through October, weather permitting. Look for MidLakes flagship, the “Judge Ben Wiles,” docked near the gazebo and pier in the Village.
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Skaneateles •Multi-day and single day trips aboard Mid-Lakes’ 42-passenger vessel, “Emita II,” on the New York Canal System depart from Macedon, Newark, Syracuse, Oswego and Seneca Falls. •Also available are self-skippered canal boat rentals on the Erie Canal aboard comfortable, easy-to-operate Lockmaster canal boats.
2021 Skaneateles Events First Friday in Skaneateles
May – December: 5/7, 6/4, 7/2, 8/6, 9/3, 10/1, 11/5, 12/3 5 – 8 p.m. Skaneateles Chamber 315-685-0552; Skaneateles.com On the first Friday of each month May – December, visit local galleries, restaurants and retail shops as they open their doors for a Meet the Artist & Gallery open house, entertainment and tastings.
Skaneateles Farmer’s Market
May – October: Thursday (3:30 – 6:30 p.m) and Saturday (10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.) Town of Skaneateles 315-685-3473; townofskaneateles. com/departments/parks/farmers-market/
Skaneateles Community Band Concerts Every Friday in July (7:30 p.m.) and August (7 p.m.) Clift Park (Rain Place: Skaneateles High School)
Curbstone Festival & Sidewalk Sales
July 15 – 17 Skaneateles Chamber 315-685-0552; Skaneateles.com
Skaneateles Antique & Classic Boat Show July 23 – 25 Skaneateles Chamber 315-685-0552; Skaneateles.com
Skaneateles Festival Concerts
August 5 – August 28 Skaneateles Festival 315-685-7418; skanfest.org
Fall Festival/Duck Dash
September 25 Skaneateles Chamber 315-685-0552; Skaneateles.com
Skaneateles Farmers’ Market
1 East Austin St., Skaneateles 315-727-9320; townofskaneateles.com Fresh produce, seasonal fruits and berries, flowers and more to delight the farm-to-table enthusiast and anyone who appreciates the fresh taste of summer. May-Oct.: 3:30-6:30 p.m., Thurs. and 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sat. Times may vary.
Saturdays. Skaneateles Polo Club
783 Andrews Road, Skaneateles 561-719-3318; skaneatelespolo.com Take in the beautiful horses and fast-moving competitors on horseback. In July and August, there are polo games every Sunday at 3 p.m., weather permitting, at the countryside Skaneateles Polo Grounds on Andrews Road (off West Lake Road). The public is welcome to attend. Call ahead to confirm game schedules.
1659 Cherry Valley Turnpike (Route 20), Skaneateles 315-685-8280; skanellusdrivein.com Mike Johnson, owner of the Skan-Ellus Drive-In located just past the east side of the village, proudly continues a 50- year+ family tradition at the drive-in. Order at the window, take a seat indoors or outdoors at picnic tables, and enjoy soft and hard ice creams and house-made fresh flavors of frozen yogurt. Bite into the signature Skan-Ellus burger or barbecue burgers, barbecued pork, chili, soup, potato salad, macaroni salad, coleslaw and other summer favorites, many prepared using the drive-in’s traditional recipes that everyone loves.
Skaneateles Library John D. Barrow Art Gallery
49 East Genesee St., Skaneateles 315-679-1764; barrowgallery.org The John D. Barrow Art Gallery is a single-artist gallery containing the works of landscape and portrait painter, John D. Barrow (1824-1906), a second-generation Hudson River School-style artist. The Skaneateles area was his muse and main subject. The gift shop sells painting miniatures, posters, stationery and other items. The primary entrance to the art gallery is through the Skaneateles Library; however, the gallery is a separate non-profit facility. Call or check the website for hours and COVID precautions.
October 28 Skaneateles Chamber 315-685-0552; Skaneateles.com
November 26 – December 24; Noon – 4 p.m. Skaneateles Chamber 315-685-0552; Skaneateles.com PLEASE NOTE: At the time of this publication, we are still in a pandemic. Please call to confirm or visit our website for the status of the events listed. Thank you for understanding. Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce and Foundation, Skaneateles.com
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- burg, as the locals call Trumansburg, is a short drive north of Ithaca on the west side of Cayuga Lake. Nearby is Taughannock Falls State Park, featuring one of the tallest waterfalls east of the Rocky Mountains. Enjoy Trumansburg’s eclectic downtown shopping district right on Main Street. Known for funky pubs, delectable eateries, and unique shops, you can sip coffee, indulge in pizza, ice cream and handmade chocolate with the kids at the community playground, pick up organic essentials at the natural grocery store and shop for clothes, jewelry, accessories, art, home goods, and eco-friendly gifts & goodies at one of many great local retailers. The village, incorporated in 1872, was a mill town and commercial center for the agricultural community from its inception until the Second World War. In the latter half of the 20th century, the village became home to many faculty and staff at nearby Cornell University and Ithaca College, as well as many musicians. Between 1961-70, Robert Moog built electronic music equipment including Theremins and his famous synthesizers in Trumansburg.
Trumansburg Attractions July 22-25, 2021 30th Annual Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival
Trumansburg Fairgrounds, 2150 Trumansburg Rd., Trumansburg 607-0387-5098; grassrootsfest.org “Peace, love and music” is the atmosphere you can expect to experience at the annual Grassroots Festival, held in T-burg every July. The festival is presented over a four-day period (Thursday-Sunday) on several stages, which run “ridiculously long hours” to accommodate the 80+ bands that play the festival. Camp on site or stay at any of the surrounding lodging options. Visit the website or call for information on ticket prices, camping details and COVID protocols.
Taughannock Waterfall, Trumansburg
Cayuga Lake Creamery
8421 NY-89, Interlaken (just up the road from Trumansburg) 607-532-9492; cayugalakecreamery.com Located on the Cayuga Lake Scenic Byway, the Cayuga Lake Creamery is a favorite stop for homemade ice cream made on-site in small batches, along with light roadside fare. There is an indoor dining area with an attached deck and an outdoor dining area with a waterfall feeding into a pond and a wooden train play station. Home-made flavors include delicious versions of the classics as well as unique and seasonal offerings such as Lavender, Maple Bacon and their popular Seneca Salt Caramel. More than 200 flavors are produced on rotation.
Falls Restaurant & Tavern
214 E Main St, Trumansburg 607-387-9761; fallsrestaurantandcatering.com Falls Restaurant & Tavern is a favorite. Social, friendly and affordable, a com-
plete menu is designed to please the whole family. Plus, if planning a wedding, business event, birthday or any special occasion reduce stress and let Falls Catering do it for you.
Fresh Organic Hair Salon
61 East Main Street, Trumansburg 607-387-6882; fresh-organic-hair.com Fresh Salon’s goal is to operate a full-service “green salon.” Since 2010 they have offered products that are organic and chemical-free. Their permanent hair color is free of ammonia and PPD, a dangerous chemical found in many hair dyes. The color Fresh works well for gray coverage and for achieving any color in the rainbow.
Garrett’s Brewing Company
1 West Main St., Trumansburg 607-209-4011; garrettsbrewing.com Greg and Crystal Garrett house their craft brewery in Trumansburg’s legendary “Rongovian Embassy,” a fan favorite venue from 1973 to 2016. While making some changes as they built out
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Trumansburg the building for their brewery, they have preserved a few pieces of the history that “the Rongo” provided. Check the website for descriptions of Garrett’s house crafted brews, rotating beers (based on the season and “fresh experimentations”), local ciders and alcohol-free beverages. Garrett’s goal is to offer you “beer with soul.” Call for hours and COVID precautions.
Ron Don’s Village Pub
1 Old Main St., Trumansburg 607-387-9222; rondonsvillagepub.com Ron Don’s Village Pub is a family-friendly place with great food at affordable prices since 1995. It offers massive hand-packed burgers, grilled favorites,
dinners and a separate menu for the smaller appetite.
Taughannock Falls State Park & Waterfall
1740 Taughannock Blvd., Trumansburg 607-387-6739; parks.ny.gov/parks/62/details.aspx Taughannock Falls State Park’s namesake waterfall is one of the outstanding natural attractions of the Northeast and is 3 stories taller than Niagara Falls. The 215-foot waterfall plunges through a rock amphitheater whose walls reach nearly 400 feet. Gorge and rim trails offer spectacular views from above the falls and from below at the end of the gorge trail. Campsites and cabins overlook Cayuga Lake, with marina, boat launch and beach nearby. Some sites are pet-friendly. Be sure to call ahead for camping reservations and to check on any COVID restrictions.
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Main Street, Tully
n the heart of Central New York about 18 miles south of Syracuse, Tully offers a warm, small-town atmosphere and beautiful surrounding landscapes. The great glaciers of the Ice Age provided even more than good farmlands, soils and favorable industrial sites. Glacial erosion formed long steep hill slopes perfect for skiing. As the glacier receded, masses of buried ice melted, leaving sags and depressions that now hold the lovely Tully Lakes.
Tully Attractions Apple Country Retreat
2215 NY-80 (Lord’s Hill Road), Tully 515-748-3977; applecountryretreat.com A rustic B & B with a touch of elegance, Apple Country Retreat has the feel of a country lodge and is a great place where you can relax and rejuvenate. Situated in a huge renovated antique barn, the Retreat has beautiful grounds, including a heated pool, an 8-person hot tub and a great dining and social area. Every morning begins with a delicious homemade country breakfast.
Labrador Hollow Unique Area
Labrador Road, Tully DEC Region Cortland Office: 607-753-3095; dec.ny.gov Just a short drive out of Tully, this 1,474-acre conservation area is great for hiking and other outdoor activities. A boardwalk wraps around areas of woods, swamp and lake. The boardwalk takes you to Labrador Pond. Just down the road you will find Tinker Falls and up the mountain is a hang glider launch. Labrador Hollow Accessible Boardwalk: Nearly 2,000 feet in length, this newly rebuilt boardwalk is accessible to those with mobility impairments and traverses a diverse wetland complex. An accessible trail leading to Tinker Falls is also available and Labrador Pond features an accessible fishing pier on the west side of the pond near the hand boat launch.
397 NY RT 281, Suite O, Tully 315-810-4123; ONCO Fermentations is a small farm brewery serving and making their own classic, wild and mixed fermentation beers. Enjoy the beer garden, deck or an open air warehouse. Beers to go are available in cans or bottles. Flights are also available.
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Tully United Community Church
Tully Hill “n” Dale
Golf Course “A Club in the Country”
5872 Meeting House Rd, Tully
Good for 18 Holes of Golf (Must purchase a cart)
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22-24 State Street, Tully 315-696-4681; tullyhistoricalsociety.org Started in 1978 by a group of Tully citizens who wished to preserve two former church buildings on State Street along with Tully’s history, the TAHS is also home to: • The Twice Read Bookstore. 24 State St.; 315-6964681; open 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Mon., Tues., Fri. and Sat. • The Country Peddler. (one of the best-known thrift and consignment shops in Central New York). 22 State Street; 315-696-5219; open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tues., Thurs., Noon-3 p.m. Wed. & Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Call to confirm hours and check on COVID protocols.
Tully Art Works
5 Elm St., Tully 315-810-4153; www.facebook.com/pg/tullyartworks Tully Art Works is the gallery, educational and performance space of the Tully Arts Council, a federal not-for-profit arts organization dedicated to multi-arts programming. It is also serving as the information center for Tully’s new arts district. Tully Art Works offers gallery space for local artists along with delicious culinary confections. Call for hours and schedule.
Tully’s Own Microbrewery! Beer Garden • Food Trucks • Live Music 397 RT 281, Suite O, Tully, NY • www.oncoferment.com
Tully is the largest of six glacial lakes clustered together, collectively known as the Tully Lakes, in a wide valley bordered by rounded hills. 234 acres in size with a maximum depth of 30-ft./10 m., it is ideal for kayaking, canoeing, and quiet motors. Extremely irregular in shape, Tully Lake provides boaters with interesting coves and bays to explore. There is only one public boat launch site. To access this site, take Song Lake Crossing Road in the Town of Preble (Cortland County) at the southern end of Tully Lake to Saulsbury Road. Turn north. Follow Saulsbury Road a short distance to Friendly Shores Road, which will be on the left. Follow this as it curves around to the right. The boat launch is at the end of this road. Green Lake Beach, located just a few minutes from the village of Tully, this is Tully’s only public beach. Operated by Tully Parks & Recreation, it is fully staffed by certified lifeguards and features swim lessons, a sandy beach, a dock and a diving board.
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Watkins Glen State Park, Watkins Glen/photo by Roger Beck
Home of American Road Racing
ocated on the southern tip of Seneca Lake, Watkins Glen is the site of spectacular Watkins Glen Sate Park, voted #3 in a USA TODAY Readers’ Choice Poll for Best State Parks in the United States. Of course, Watkins Glen is best known for its role in auto racing. It is the home of a famous street course used in road racing, an internationally known racetrack, Watkins Glen International, and a historic race, the Watkins Glen Grand Prix. Add in Seneca Lake, a stroll along Seneca Harbor Park Pier and all the water activities to be found in the area, and it all adds up to unforgettable summer fun.
Watkins Glen Attractions Seneca Cheese Company Artisanal Cheese Tavern
29 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen 607-210-4223; senecacheesecompany.com The Seneca Cheese Company is an Artisanal Cheese Tavern, Wine Bar and Cheese Shop offering specialized cheese boards, charcuterie boards, along with some of the best wines, beers & cocktails from the Finger Lakes Region and beyond. Call to confirm hours: Closed Mon.-Wed.; Thurs.: 2–8p.m.; Fri.: 2– 9p.m.; Sat. and Sun.: 12– 9p.m.
Watkins Glen International Raceway
2790 County Route 16, Watkins Glen 607-535-2486; theglen.com Watkins Glen International is a permanent staple in
NASCAR, where it has become as big a tradition as the Daytona 500 or the Coca Cola 600. A USA Today Readers’ Choice on-line poll chose Watkins Glen International Raceway as the best NASCAR track in the nation. Camping sites are available but you must call ahead to make reservations. All camping purchases must include admission to access the facility. For race tickets, call then WGI Ticket Office at 866461-RACE or you can purchase tickets online. June 18-20: SCCA Super Majors Tour June 24-27: IMSA Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen July 9-11: Finger Lakes Wine Festival Aug. 6-8: NASCAR Go Bowling at The Glen Weekend Sept. 9-12: SVRA Hilliard U.S. Vintage Grand Prix Sept. 16-19: GT World Challenge America Oct. 29-30: Finger Lakes Beer Festival
Watkins Glen State Park
1009 North Franklin St., Watkins Glen 607-535-4511; parks.ny.gov/parks/142 This is the most famous of the Finger Lakes State Parks, with good reason. Within two miles the Glen’s stream descends 400 feet past 200-foot cliffs, generating 19 waterfalls along its course. The gorge path winds over and under waterfalls and through the spray of Cavern Cascade. Rim trails overlook the gorge. Campers and day-visitors can enjoy the Olympic-size pool, scheduled summer tours through the gorge, tent and trailer campsites, picnic facilities and excellent fishing in nearby Seneca Lake or Catherine Creek. The park has 305 campsites, restrooms, dumping stations and firewood for sale. Call ahead or visit the website to make reservations.
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Watkins Glen Watkins Glen Promotions Storefront
211 N. Franklin St., Watkins Glen 607-535-3033; watkinsglen.com Visit the Village Memorabilia Store for a great collection of keepsakes, postcards, special interest books, vintage games, toys, hats, tees and sweatshirts, magnets and limited-edition vintage posters. Call or check the website for hours and COVID protocols.
On the Waterfront Captain Bill’s Seneca Lake Excursions & Seneca Lake Harbor Station
1 North Franklin St., Watkins Glen 607-535-4541; senecaharborstation.com Enjoy a unique dining experience aboard Captain Bill’s 270 passenger dining vessel, the “Seneca Legacy.” Take in views only seen from the water while enjoying lunch or a romantic dinner. The “Stroller IV,” Captain Bill’s 50-foot vintage mahogany vessel christened in 1934, offers hour-long tours of Seneca Lake. Seneca Harbor Station is a restored train station originally built in 1876 and renovated with a custom-made mahogany bar, sixteen-foot ceilings and a spiral staircase. The elevated dining room, with its high fanned ceilings and large attached deck, offer great views of Seneca Lake. Be sure to visit the gift shop.
Seneca Harbor Pier Park, 214 N. Franklin St., Watkins Glen 607-535-5253; schoonerexcursions.com Experience a 2-hour sail aboard the 1926 schooner “True Love,” a 1926 John Alden Malabar VII Schooner. This beautifully restored craft is 67-feet in length and certified for up to 23 passengers. The Schooner “True Love” was featured in the 1956 movie “High Society” with Grace Kelly, Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong and Frank Sinatra. Cruises are available daily, leaving from the Village Pier in downtown Watkins Glen. Call or visit the website for schedule, pricing, reservations and COVID protocols.
Watkins Glen Waterfront Festival
Seneca Harbor Park, downtown Watkins Glen 607-535-3003; thewaterfrontfestival.com Now entering its 27th year in 2021, the Watkins Glen Waterfront Festival is a full day of family fun anchored by the popular Cardboard Boat Regatta held on Saturday of Father’s Day weekend, June 19th. Stroll through the Concourse de Cardboard, check out the cardboard boats and meet the crews. Then laugh and applaud the bold and adventurous Captains and Crews of the Cardboard Boat Regatta as they bravely sail their cardboard crafts from launch to finish line.
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Nestled in the heart of the Finger Lakes, Watkins Glen NY, you’ll find our quaint antique store. Visit us any time of the year for books, furniture, knifes, glassware, and many other items. We also feature locally hand made items and candles. Also great for finding that perfect gift you can’t find anywhere else.
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Sodus Bay Lighthouse, Sodus Point
B . A . C . Helicopters Helicopter Rides & Instruction
pilot + 2 passengers
inger Lakes neighbor Wayne County is nestled between Lake Ontario on the north, Cayuga County on the east and Ontario and Seneca counties on the south. The Seaway Trail traverses the northern part of Wayne County while the Erie Canal runs through the south. Following is a sampling of what you will find along the way.
Wayne County Attractions great visibility for sight seeing, very smooth for photography or video!
helicopter Flight instructions • aerial photography and rides available at Wedding receptions, Fairs and large Gatherings
WHy WAIt for someday to learn to fly helicopters? NoW is the time! gift certificates available that you can present as a gift to someone who always wanted a helicopter ride!
Williamson-sodus airport 5502 Route 104 Suite 3, Williamson, NY phone: (585) 330-3841 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
7700 Garner Road, Wolcott 315-947-5205; cnyhiking.com (for detailed maps) The bluffs are formed from eroded drumlins, teardrop-shaped hills of glacial till that were deposited and shaped by glaciers during the most recent ice age. The erosive power of wind, rain, snow, and waves has formed the landscape into sharp pinnacles. Experience some of the most dramatic landscapes on the Lake Ontario shoreline. This day-use park has picnic areas, hiking trails and restrooms.
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Chimney Bluffs State Park
The Erie Canal is a major attraction and recreational resource in Wayne County. Local museums depict the “Era of the Erie” in many exhibits and remnants of the old canal. Today, the canal offers opportunities to fish, boat, canoe, kayak, hike and bike with plentiful marinas, hiking/ biking paths and canal-side parks along the way. Check
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Wayne County out www.eriecanalway.org for details on the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.
The Seaway Trail
The Lake Ontario border of Wayne County is part of the 518-mile National Scenic Byway known as the Seaway Trail. Discover lighthouses, historic sites, wineries and welcoming harbors along this scenic driving route. Visit seawaytrail.org for details.
Wayne County Towns & Villages LYONS
Museum of Wayne County History, 21 Butternut St., Lyons. 315-946-4943; waynecountryhistory.org. Located in a former jail and sheriff’s residence built in 1856. The 24 cells are still intact with some of the original inmate artwork on the walls. Peppermint Museum, 95 Water St., Lyons. 315946-4596; lyonsheritagesociety.org. The 1841 Peppermint Museum houses original artifacts from Lyon’s once international Peppermint Oil industry. Ten rooms to explore, tours, exhibits, shop, resource and media centers.
Hoffman Clock Museum, 121 High St., Newark. 585586-2942; hoffmanclockmuseum.org. Step into “the time machine” and learn about the history of timekeeping. More than 300 clocks, watches and tools make this museum tick. Newark-Arcadia Historical Society Museum, 120 High St., Newark. 315-331-6409; newarkarcadiamuseum. org.
Called “Queen of the Canaltown Era,” Palmyra is a famous location of historic Mormon sites, including the Joseph Smith House and the Grandin print shop where the Book of Mormon was first printed. For detailed information, visit Hill Cumorah & Visitor Center, 630 State Route 21, Palmyra; 315-597-5851; hillcumorah.org.
SODUS, SODUS POINT & SODUS BAY
Often described as “the jewel of Lake Ontario,” Sodus is home to Sodus Bay. Fruit orchards and cobblestone structures are a lovely part of the landscape and town, while Sodus Point is a popular resort community featuring good restaurants, marinas, beaches, charter boat services and golf.
Village Of Newark NINE PINES a Primitive Country Store
7091 Jackson Hill Road Newark, NY 14513 (315) 331-0505 NINE PINES, is filled with needful goods for your home and your holidays… primitives, small antiques, industrial, farm & country, folk art and many of your daily home essentials, including holiday gifts & decorations. Simple pleasures and treasures from the past fill country cupboards, the walls display framed artworks and wood signs, shelving holds clocks, candles, Nine Pines is int textiles and pottery ~ just to name a few.
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Centerport Aqueduct, Weedsport
eedsport is part of the Central New York Military Tract that was reserved for veterans of the American Revolutionary War, and later became an important part of the Erie Canal, west of Syracuse. Originally named “Weed’s Basin” because the town had a basin (boat turnaround) during the Erie Canal era, the name was later changed to Weedsport. Visit Centreport Aqueduct and Aqueduct Park to get a feel for what it took to build the Erie Canal, the trade route that opened the United States to Westward expansion.
Weedsport Attractions Cross Lake
Between Jordan and Meridian dec.ny.gov Cross Lake is basically a widening of the Seneca River as the river flows through the lower third of the lake. According to the Department of Environmental Conservation, “Cross Lake is probably best known for producing some large northern pike with fish in the 15- pound range being taken most years. Walleye, tiger musky, northern pike, largemouth and smallmouth bass are the main game fish found in the lake.” A DEC launch on Seneca River provides public access to Cross Lake. It is located on Bonita Bridge Road, 2 miles east of the Village of Weedsport. Hand launch. 10 cars and trailers. Several marinas also offer services. Make sure you have your fishing license in hand and check regulations.
Centreport Aqueduct & Aqueduct Park Route 31 West, Weedsport https://townbrutus.digitaltowpath.org
The Erie Canal was the engineering marvel of its time and this is a great place to study its engineering ingenuity. Located in the town of Brutus near Weedsport, the historic Centerport Aqueduct was opened in 1855 and originally carried the Erie Canal over a confluence of North and Cold Springs Brooks. It was named “Centre Port” Aqueduct because it was located almost in the exact middle of Section 7 of the Erie Canal. It is a three-span structure that was constructed with stone abutments and wooden beams made from white oak and pine. The trough was made from hemlock. It is one of the original 33 aqueducts built during the construction of the Erie Canal. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Aqueduct is unusual as it incorporates a dam into the stonework structure. The park has several picnic tables and small grills but does not have restrooms or electricity available. All trash must be removed. Hours: dawn to dusk.
Old Brutus Historical Society
8943 N. Seneca St., Weedsport 315-834-9342; oldbrutushistorical.org On the banks of the Erie Canal in downtown Weedsport, the Old Brutus Historical Society displays local historical items related to Brutus, Weedsport and the Erie Canal. Permanent displays feature an old-time kitchen, a rural one-room schoolhouse, an Erie Canal canal boat cabin, craftsman tools, farm tools and items that were once manufactured in the area. A beautiful series of wall-size murals depicting canal life grace the exterior walls. The Society also maintains extensive genealogy files. Call or visit the website to check on hours and COVID protocols.
Parker Pond & Otter Lake
11259 Short Cut Rd, Cato 315-626-2605 Located just 7.7 miles from Weedsport, Parker Pond
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Weedsport is in the migration path of Canada geese and ducks and is a gathering place for thousands of birds as they head north for the summer. Fish for perch, brown trout, bream, pickerel, bowfin, smallmouth bass, blue gill and northern pike. Formerly known as Forest Lake and used for ice harvesting before refrigeration, the pond is accessed today via Parker Pond Gun Shop on Short Cut Road. Otter is a small, peaceful lake in Cato covering about 277 acres. Like most glacial lakes in the region, Otter runs south to north and is mostly surrounded by wetlands. Visit ilovethefingerlakes.com/lakes/Otter. htm for details on how to access the lake.
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Old Brutus Historical Society, Weedsport
3282 E. Brutus St. Road, P.O. Box 1180, Weedsport, NY 13166
8925 North Seneca St. Weedsport
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1 Speedway Dr. #415, Weedsport 315-834-3067; weedsportspeedway.com Things are popping at the newly renovated Weedsport Speedway, a place instrumental in developing DIRT motorsports and its popularity nationwide. The World of Outlaw Sprint Cars and Super DIRTcar Big Blocks headline the Weedsport Speedway race season. Camping areas are available. Check the web page for an updated summer schedule, camping reservation details and any COVID restrictions.
Old Brutus Historical Society Mural, Weedsport
DIRT Motorsports Hall of Fame & Classic Car Museum
1 Speedway Dr. (State Route 31), Weedsport 315-374-3661; dirthalloffame-classiccarmuseum.com Go back in time and see the cars of racing legends. Dozens of exhibits showcase historic race cars, classic autos, unique racing memorabilia and rarely seen photographs. Check the web page or call for summer hours and any COVID protocols or cancellations.
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