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

Soothing Fingers in the Finger Lakes

The Finger Lakes region is known for beautiful lakes, hiking trails and award winining wineries. I personally love exploring every inch of this area. But occasionally I need a little R&R. When that happens I make a beeline right to one of the many amazing spas the Finger Lakes region has to offer. Today IContinue reading “Soothing Fingers in the Finger Lakes”

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”

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”

Fun at the Farm

The Finger Lakes region is now full of red, gold and orange colors announcing that fall has truly arrived. To enjoy the full fall experience we recently headed to Smithome Farms. Nestled between rolling hills on St. Rt. 352 in Big Flats you will find a Corn Maze, Hay Wagon rides and an expansive PumpkinContinue reading “Fun at the Farm”

Finger Lakes Soap Co.

This past week I had an opportunity to go to Van Etten, NY. Of course my first thought was seeing the fall foliage along the way. This time of year the hills of the Finger Lakes region are dotted with red, gold and orange. The views are breathtaking! As I was driving along I passedContinue reading “Finger Lakes Soap Co.”

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”

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”