West River, Canandaigua Lake

Back to courageous this 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, that we're dedicating a full week of blogs to what each Finger Lakes Insider is most looking forward to this summer. This is the second in the series…

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The Hidden Gem of The Chosen Spot

In the middle of January it seems silly to have my eye on a T-shirt that I spotted hanging in the window of a closed-for-the-season gift shop - but I do. I don’t know if it’s because of the way my first stroll along City Pier in Canandaigua made me feel or because I don’t own a Canandaigua t-shirt…

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What I Didn't Know About Where I Grew Up

This summer I moved back to the Finger Lakes after living in Connecticut for 28 years. It’s been fun rediscovering the events and festivals that I once took for granted. One way I decided to get back to the roots of the Finger Lakes was to take in a local festival steeped in tradition and legend…

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