Waterfalls Along The Way

If you are looking to take a relaxing drive to view waterfalls then you have to take a ride along St. Rt. 14 though Montour Falls and Watkins Glen. When you come into Montour Falls you will want to turn onto W. Main St. This will take you right to Shequaga Falls. Over the yearsContinue reading “Waterfalls Along The Way”

Hiking at Taughannock Falls

Novemeber in New York brings cold, winter winds. So when you get a warm, sunny day you should take full advantage and head to one of our beautiful parks for some time outdoors. I was thrilled to wake up to a beautiful Novemeber day last weekend. So of course we headed right out to enjoyContinue reading “Hiking at Taughannock Falls”

Merry and Bright

“Oh what fun it is to ride through a Christmas light display!” With the Christmas season quickly approaching I was thrilled to discover an all new light display in Elmira, NY. Twinkle Town at Bradley Farms is a magical, musical holiday light show you view from the comfort of your own vehicle. No mittens areContinue reading “Merry and Bright”

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

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!”