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”

Floating On Air

This weekend I had an opportunity to literally float on air. I went on a glider ride! A glider is a motorless aircraft that is towed into the sky then released to glide on air currents. Elmira, NY which is located in the Southern tip of the Finger Lakes region is known as the “SoaringContinue reading “Floating On Air”

Chamberlain Acres Indoor Market

After a very busy Saturday this past weekend, I decided to spend Sunday relaxing while shopping. Whenever possible, I shop local and it doesn’t get much more local than the farmers market at Chamberlain Acres. The Chamberlain Acres nursery and garden center is located at 824 Broadway St. Elmira, NY. When you arrive you willContinue reading “Chamberlain Acres Indoor Market”

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”

Soaring Into The Finger Lakes

When most people think of the Finger Lakes the first things that come to mind are the lakes and wineries. These are both great reasons to visit. But while you are here one place you should put on your list to visit is the National Soaring Museum. The National Soaring Museum can be found highContinue reading “Soaring Into The Finger Lakes”

So Much Fun It’s Gotta Be Ill Eagle!!!

Downtown Elmira is bursting with excitement to welcome a new tap room and restaurant. Tonight was the official ribbon cutting for the Ill Eagle Taphouse. You will be transported back in time to the prohibition era when speakeasies (illegal drinking spots) were all the rage. Located in the historic Federal building the new owners haveContinue reading “So Much Fun It’s Gotta Be Ill Eagle!!!”

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”

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”