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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Open Kitchen Experiences

I love restaurants that are bold enough to show their kitchen team and space in action for two reasons. I love to cook and I admire those who can cook – even with lots of eyes on them…

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It's a Sweet Time of Year—Maple Weekend is Almost Here!

For us in Ontario County, March is about all things maple (I think there might also be a basketball tournament as well? I will check on that). Maple Weekends in March are a great time to spotlight the sugarmakers that keep our pancakes coated with syrup year-round, and the process of turning the sap into syrup…

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Top Tried-and-True Restaurants for a Hot Meal in the Finger Lakes

With the temperatures starting to drop a bit in Ontario County, it’s time to pull out the crockpot and the comfort food recipes that make the winter months so cozy. But if you’re on vacation (Or don’t want to cook!) the question becomes “Which of the many amazing Ontario County restaurants should I go to for a hot meal?” Don’t worry—Finger Lakes Visitors Connection has you covered with our favorite spots for a great wintertime meal…

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