West River, Canandaigua Lake

It's Time to Play-ground!

Playgrounds have taken on new heights in Ontario County and it’s time for everyone to get out there and check them all out. Kids – ages – well – whatever age are sure to find a playground or two suited for them in the heart of the Finger Lakes…

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The Ultimate Finger Lakes Fall Fun Guide

So long, summer. Hello, fall! It’s that time, once again, when pumpkin gets prime billing, sweaters become fashion statements and the leaves reveal their true talents. For many, the crisp air and cool breeze of this unfolding season are practically perfect. To enjoy autumn to the full extent, we’ve put together the Ultimate Finger Lakes Fall Fun Guide. Grab your friends and family, pick your spots and get ready to go adventuring…

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10 Smartphone Photography Tips for Better Vacation Photos

During this time of social distancing and shift to finding new outdoor adventures, I see some gorgeous Finger Lakes photography happening on Instagram! From fall foliage-lined trails to breathtaking vistas, it is such a remarkable experience watching visitors see our backyard in their own individual ways…

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Things to Do: Geocaching—An Outdoor Activity Anyone Can Try

Hiking the trails of Ontario County is fun to do in any season, but if you’re looking to add a new twist to your next adventure, consider Geocaching.Remember to adhere to social distancing guidelines when you head out! Simply put, geocaching is a treasure hunt. It’s the activity of hunting for, and finding, a hidden object by using GPS (Global Positioning System) coordinates that are posted on the Geocaching website. The game is completely free, and you can download the Geocaching app to most smart phones, or you can purchase a hand-held GPS device to help you find hidden geocaches. Once you have the app or a GPS device, you can start finding hidden geocaches anywhere around the world…

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3 Ways to Kick-off Summer Fun in the Finger Lakes!

Summer in the Finger Lakes is finally here! The sun sets a little later, and the rolling green hills are a bit greener. There’s something about this time of year that seems to put a smile on people’s faces and add extra pep to their step. Let’s harness all that momentum and focus it on summer planning! Here are a few ideas to jump start your summer fun…

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Best Places to Bike in Ontario County

One of the top reasons to visit the Finger Lakes is to experience the natural beauty and breathtaking vistas (after the wine, of course!). With rolling hillsides, wide open spaces and breathtaking views, cycling through the Finger Lakes is an optimal way to explore the region…

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