Charming Villages in Central New York, Cayuga

Cayuga/Montezuma The village of Cayuga, incorporated in 1857, is located on the northeast end of Cayuga Lake . It derives its name from the lake, which is the longest of the six major Finger Lakes at 40 miles. The northern end of the lake extends into the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, 7,000 acres of wetland that provide habitat for over …

Charming Upstate NY Village Cato

Geographically, Cato is surrounded by some of the best formed drumlins in the world, with water paths moving north to Lake Ontario and south to the Seneca River. This pattern accounts for its beautiful small lakes and ponds, and recreational opportunities abound! These include the Cato-Meridian Recreational Center, North Trail, Cato Golf Club and Cross Lake. Read more.

Charming Village in Upstate New York, Aurora

  Aurora/Sherwood Settled in 1799, the tranquil village of Aurora is situated on the east side of Cayuga Lake. To the north, it is home to the renowned home accessories company, MacKenzie-Childs, Ltd. and to the south is Wells College, established in 1868 by Henry Wells. Places like the Aurora Inn, Dories, Jane Morgan’s Little House, E.B. Morgan House and …

Charming Towns in New York State… Auburn

  Auburn, New York Cayuga’s county seat, and its largest community, boasts first-rate historical attractions such as the Harriet Tubman Home and William Seward House, park access to Owasco Lake, professional theater and baseball, New York’s only Bass Pro Shops, and a wide variety of other attractions, fine dining and accommodation options. Read more

Swans at Skaneateles Suites

  There is a story here. Several years ago we took some of the Suite Dreams Staff to Mexico for an incentive contest vacation. With us was Dwain, our Property Manager and ‘Fixit Guy’. Our hotel had these towel origami swans, and Dwain thought that was way cool. He tried to get the ‘girls’ to add this to our rooms, …