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Hiking in Gorgeous Treman State Park

Robert H. Treman State Park in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York is positively gorge-ous (pun intended). The park’s moderately challenging 5 mile round trip hike takes you through the gorge & up to the top of the gorge rim. One of the highlights of the hike is the natural swimming hole – complete […]

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Seneca Lake Wineries & Breweries

During our recent visit to the Finger Lakes, we decided to hit up a few Seneca Lake vineyards & breweries that we hadn’t previously visited. Seneca Lake has a rather famous wine trail, but the brewers are quickly catching up with high quality beer featuring the same jaw-dropping views as the vineyards. Note that many of these […]

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Finger Lakes Getaway

We’re back from our annual Labor Day getaway to the Finger Lakes & I think I’ve somehow fallen further in love with this picturesque, incredibly chill region of upstate New York. Our jaunt up to Seneca Lake came right at the perfect time – we really needed a break.   We stayed in a lake […]

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48 Hours in Watkins Glen, NY

This week we embark on our annual Labor Day weekend trip to the Finger Lakes region of New York. We’ll be staying on the east side of Seneca Lake again this year (east side is a must to see the gorgeous sunsets!), in a small cabin just down the road from where we stayed last […]

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True Love Sailboat

One of the best ways to enjoy an afternoon in the Finger Lakes in on the lake. You can rent a few kayaks & paddle around (I’d recommend sticking with the calmer, smaller Keuka Lake if you’re heading out on your own), or you can hop on one of the many boat cruises that operate on Canandaigua, Skaneateles, […]

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5 Reasons I Love the Finger Lakes

Are you sick of hearing about the Finger Lakes yet? I can’t help it! I’ve always thought of myself as a beach girl & yet, bam, here I am loving a lake. Here are five reasons why I love this hidden gem in Upstate New York: 1. “Lake attitude” is contagious & unplugging is the norm.  […]

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