Canandaigua’s Victorian Architecture

Several years ago, I was at a book discussion at a large bookstore in Rochester. One of the women attendees and I got chatting and had coffee when it was over. The woman was in Rochester for months, staying with her daughter, a university student who’d undergone a serious surgery. The woman said…

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What to do this Summer in the Finger Lakes

School is out and summer has officially started! With each day filled with warm weather, there are so many things I look forward to in the summer. Bonfires with my friends by the lakeside while we're roasting marshmallows to that perfect golden brown for s'mores. Summer is everywhere, its in the…

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Family-Friendly Summer in the Finger Lakes

Welcome to the first official week of summer in the Finger Lakes! At Finger Lakes Visitors Connection, we're so excited about the warm and sunny days ahead, we're dedicating blogs to what Finger Lakes Insiders arelooking forward to this summer. Like most people, I look forward to summer, and I am so thankful it is finally here. I decided to dedicate this summer to family-friendly activities where I can take my 2-year-old daughter. So for those of you eager to find those fun events for children of all ages, here are the ones I’m scheduling on my calendar. …

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Celebrate Mom - Finger Lakes Style!

Each year on the second Sunday in May, we carve out a special day to acknowledge and appreciate all the special moms - birth moms, step moms, and mom figures in our lives.The carefree Finger Lakes lifestyle offers the perfect setting to treat mom to a relaxing time, where she can truly be Queen for a Day! …

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Father’s Day Fun in the Finger Lakes, NY

Show your father or father-figure how much you love and appreciate him FLX style this Father’s Day! Whether he is a foodie, angler, or golf hot shot, you are sure to find some ways to make him feel extra special here in the Finger Lakes…

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