Fall Fades Away

As the fall leaves drift away and the crisp hint of winter whispers in the wind, we decided to take in one last view of Keuka Lake. Even with the colors fading the beauty of this lake still shines through. Thanks for exploring with me – Shelly Advertisements

Hiking at Robert Treman State Park

With the fall foliage on full display I recently went on a hike at Robert Treman State Park. This is one of several beautiful parks in the Finger Lakes region. If you are looking to soak up the last of these warm fall days you should head out for a hike. Trust me the picturesContinue reading “Hiking at Robert Treman State Park”

A Walk on the Spooky Side

With Halloween quickly approaching I decided it was time to get into the spirit by taking a ghost walk. For the past 13 years the Chemung County Historical Society in Elmira has hosted a ghost walk in Woodlawn National Cemetery. This cemetery is home to many notable and interesting people throughout history. I will beContinue reading “A Walk on the Spooky Side”

Flying Down A Mountain

Today we decided to go exploring at Greek Peak Ski Resort in Cortland, NY. I know what you are thinking, “Why would you go to a ski resort when there’s no snow on the ground”? Well let me tell you; this place is awesome! We started with the mountain coaster. This little plastic car canContinue reading “Flying Down A Mountain”

I ran Corning’s Wineglass Marathon

A heavy mist blankets the air as I walk to my car. I tell myself I must be crazy for doing this. It’s 5:00 am. The world is still sleeping around me as I drive. After parking in Corning its a short walk to a row of buses. As I climb on-board I can feelContinue reading “I ran Corning’s Wineglass Marathon”

Apple Picking Fun!

The epitome of fall family fun in the Finger Lakes region has to be apple picking so this weekend we loaded up the car and headed off to Reisinger Apple Farm. Located on Apple Lane in Watkins Glen you will find acres of apple trees, over 20 different varieties of apples are available on overContinue reading “Apple Picking Fun!”

Sunset Hike at Sperr Park

Tucked away in Big Flats, NY is a hiking trail that will give you an amazing sunset view. The trail runs beside a pond that is home to a multitude of wildlife. Tonight the atmosphere was alive with the sounds of birds and other musical creatures. As we made our way down the trail weContinue reading “Sunset Hike at Sperr Park”

A Day Spent Exploring Elmira

Elmira, NY a city named after a rambunctious young girl, or so the story goes, is a city full of rich history, museums and old time fun. When you are in the Finger Lakes region take a day to explore Elmira. Hop aboard the historic trolley of Elmira, NY and explore the rich history ofContinue reading “A Day Spent Exploring Elmira”

My New York Views

When people hear me say I am from New York they instantly think I live beneath towering sky scrapers, fight my way through bumper to bumper traffic and look out my window to concrete landscapes. That can’t be further from the truth! The Finger Lakes region is…well a picture is worth a thousand words! ThankContinue reading “My New York Views”