Category Archives: Central and Western NY

Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown

I have been meaning to come back to Cooperstown for a long time to visit the Fenimore Art Museum [5798 NY-80, Cooperstown, NY 13326] and finally got the chance recently! Hours change throughout the year, and note that the museum … Continue reading

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An Afternoon in Naples, NY

Monica’s Pies, 7599 NY-21, Naples, NY 14512 I really love pie so when I found out there was a type of pie I had yet to try, I was disappointed in myself. I thought I’ve tried all the pies. I … Continue reading

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Jell-O Gallery Museum, Le Roy New York

There’s always room for Jell-O…roadside attractions on your itinerary. Am I right? This is the kitschy kind of stuff my dreams are made of. Did you know that Jell-O was first created in New York in 1897? A visit to … Continue reading

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Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge, Western New York

We definitely did not plan on going here over the weekend getaway, but I overlooked a tiny detail of our next destination. It didn’t open until 1pm on Sundays, so we would have had to kick around doing nothing for … Continue reading

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Stony Brook State Park, Dansville NY

Early on a summer Sunday morning the grounds were sleepy as could be. Stony Brook State Park [10820 New York 36, Dansville, NY 14437] is pretty far from any serious civilization and a bit overshadowed by nearby Letchworth State Park. … Continue reading

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An Afternoon in Skaneateles, NY

Lockwood Lavender Farm, 1682 West Lake Road, Skaneateles, NY 13152-9618 There is just something about the scent of lavender, calming, floral, zen. Mix with the lovely Finger Lakes and you have yourself a magical situation. Visiting after the harvest meant … Continue reading

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Pastabilties, Syracuse

People were lingering around the block and near the entrance. Uh-oh. I didn’t make and reservations, it’s going to be a good long wait.It seems as though Pastabilities [311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202] is one of the hottest … Continue reading

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