The Finger lakes is a broad area. There is so much to absorb. I spent a few days eating and drinking my way thru Utica, Ithaca, Cooperstown and Syracuse trying to find the best places to go! I have rounded them up and put them here for your reading ( and hopefully eventual trip) pleasure!
Category: New York
3 Day Itinerary for the Hudson Valley
There is so much to do in Dutchess County it might be hard to make final decisions when planning an itinerary. Especially if you are looking to do a weekend or long weekend trip. Don’t worry! I spent some time there and have picked out some things that I think make a perfect weekend. Come…
Distilleries, Wineries and Breweries of Queens
Queens is the most culturally diverse county in the world. I live about 30 minutes from there and rarely ever spend time in any of the neighborhoods. I recently watched the Anthony Bourdain special on it and was once again reminded why I am so lucky to live in New York. It also gave me…
Live the (Travel) Life You Have Imagined
When I was a kid I dreamed of being a Paleontologist. I loved dinosaurs. I wanted to do what they did in “Jurassic Park”. Then it turned out I was shit at science.
New York City: Tea and the Highline
I try to come up with fun little day trips into New York City, As close as it is, it can get hard to find the time to spend a day in the city, As the weather gets warmer it gets more inspiring. Just a few months ago I went down to Chelsea to spend…
Beyond Broadway : Walking Tour
I try to spend most weekends trapzing around NYC. Sometimes I hear about things I want to explore and sometimes I happen upon them by accident. I got offered a spot on Urban Adventures Beyond Broadway tour.
Breweries of Long Island
Living on an island can be quite amazing. Living on Long Island can be overwhelming. With the city to the west there is always traffic and it seems like time speeds up and there is never enough of it to get anything done. Faster then a New York minute is a saying for a reason.
The Trouble with New York City’s Subways
There are so many things that New York City does better then the rest of the world. I love living near the city. When people ask me where I am from and I tell them NY they are always excited to hear about it. Part of the reason I am so determined to learn as…
New York City: Central Park Summer Stage
They say that Madison Square Garden is where people want to see a show. It is, of course, one of the most famous venues in the world. Any night there is a show you will see lines of people wrapped around the building either with tickets in hand or desperately hoping to get to acquire…
When I decided to go down to Battery Park it was with the intention of taking Sandeman’s free tour. I ended up getting in too late and missing the tour only to realize there is so much to do down in this area it would take a few trips down to even begin to experience…
Old Westbury Gardens from Flowers to Pumpkins
For years I have lived about 20 minutes from one of the most visited sights on Long Island and never went.The Old westbury Gardens are visited by thousands of people a year. Every year I say this is the year. Then guess what happens? I don’t go.
3 Ways to Avoid the High Prices of Broadway
When you come to New York what is one of the first things you think of? Empire State Building? World Trade Center? Most likely one thing you think of is Broadway shows. I know I always think about going to shows. I live an hour train ride from the city and barely ever go to…