Cayuga Lake

Cayuga Lake is the longest of central New York's glacial Finger Lakes, and is the second largest in surface area (marginally smaller than Seneca Lake) and second largest in volume. It is just under 40 miles long. Its average width is 1.7 miles, and it is 3.5 mi wide at its widest point near Aurora. It is approximately 435 ft deep at its deepest point. The city of Ithaca, New York, site of Ithaca College and Cornell University, is located at the southern end of Cayuga Lake.

Ithaca Festival – May 29- June 2, 2013

Ithaca FestivalWednesday May 29 – Sunday June 2, 2013 The Ithaca Festival is four days of music and arts. Over 1,000 talented local musicians, painters, dancers, clowns, community groups, and ensembles perform throughout the Ithaca Festival weekend. Enjoy multiple stages of entertainment, a special kid’s activity area, a sustainability expo, a craft show, a parade, […]

Downtown Ithaca’s Winter Festival 2011

Downtown Ithaca Winter Festival December 2nd – December 11th, 2011 Friday, December 2 5-8 pm – First Friday Holiday Gallery NightEnjoy a walkable tour of Downtown Ithaca art galleries. Over a dozen galleries join in this final first Friday of 2011. Stroll and find the perfect holiday gift for that special someone. 6-9pm – The […]

Cayuga Lake Scenic Byway

Journey around Cayuga Lake on the Cayuga Lake Scenic Byway and visit an area rich with culture, history and interesting spots to spend a few hours, a weekend or a week. Whether you are visiting antique stores, exploring natural wonders, or dining at one of our renowned local restaurants, there are plenty of experiences offered […]

Farmers Markets in the Finger Lakes

Farmers’ markets are one of the oldest forms of direct marketing by small farmers. Farmers’ markets consist of individual vendors, mostly farmers, who set up booths, tables or stands, outdoors or indoors, to sell produce, meat products, fruits and sometimes prepared foods and beverages. Shopping at a farmers’ market is a great way to meet […]

Fishing in the Finger Lakes

Fishing in the Finger Lakes

The 11 glacially formed Finger Lakes of central and western New York are some of the most beautiful and unique lakes found in the state. The Finger Lakes are Canandaigua, Seneca, Keuka, Cayuga, Skaneateles, Otisco, Owasco, Honeoye, Canadice, Hemlock, and Conesus Lakes; ranging in size from Canadice Lake’s 642 acres to the Seneca Lake at […]

Wineries on the Cayuga Wine Trail

The Cayuga Lake Wine Trail was the first organized and longest running wine trail in New York, established in 1983. Since then, the Trail has become a model for other wine trails both in New York and around the country. With 15 wineries, one cidery, one meadery, four distilleries, and countless other businesses involved, the […]