2024 Solar Eclipse in the Finger Lakes: What to Know

On April 8, 2024, people across North America will experience an event that hasn’t occurred in years: a solar eclipse. This celestial event occurs when the moon passes between the sun and the Earth, blocking all or part of the sun. If you want to witness the Great American eclipse firsthand, here is…

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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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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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