The Christmas House

A must do destination point when you are in the Finger Lakes region is to visit The Christmas House on Historic Maple Ave. in Elmira. This 1894 Queen Anne Victorian is now the home of a magical Christmas gift shop. From the moment you step on the expansive front porch you will feel the magicContinue reading “The Christmas House”

Hiking in the Finger Lakes

Fall is quickly approaching. I have started my list of several hikes I am planning to take to absorb the beauty of the Finger Lakes. Walking through the vibrant colors of gold, red and orange leaves is beautiful beyond words. It is truly something you need to experience for yourself. There are many amazing placesContinue reading “Hiking in the Finger Lakes”

Brews, Burgers and BBQ

If you are looking for a great place to hang out with friends Market Street Brewing Co. & Restaurant on Market St in Corning is the place for you. The atmosphere is relaxing and casual, the drinks are cold and the food is yummy. I highly recommend their cheese burger with homemade chips and myContinue reading “Brews, Burgers and BBQ”

Hummingbirds

I was so excited yesterday to finally capture two hummingbirds with my camera. I see hummingbirds often all around the Finger Lakes region. These two were in Big Flats. When you are exploring the Finger Lakes region keep an eye out for these adorable little birds. They are quick little boogers! And on a sideContinue reading “Hummingbirds”

My Finger Lakes Travel Blog

Every year the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York is visited by thousands of tourists from around the world. The reasons are easy to see – the relaxing lakes, the beautiful rolling hills, amazing museums and in my opinion the best wineries and breweries in the country, if not the world. And oh yeahContinue reading “My Finger Lakes Travel Blog”

Dansville Hot Air Balloon Festival

Today’s adventure had me floating on a cloud. Vibrant colors filled the sky at sunrise for the Dansville Annual Hot Air Balloon Festival. The festival is inside the Dansville municipal airport. The cost is only $5.00 a person to get in the gate. They give you a wrist band so you can come and goContinue reading “Dansville Hot Air Balloon Festival”