Behind the scenes at the Inns of Aurora


This Special Place — A Note from Pleasant

Pleasant Rowland // 18 November 2015

An alumna of Wells College, Pleasant T. Rowland is a noted philanthropist, educator, author of early childhood literacy programs, and founder of American Girl. She has restored a…

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Updates from the Fargo

Alex Schloop // 25 August 2015

Exciting things have been happening this year at the Fargo Bar & Grill! Matt Stevenson, Fargo Bar & Grill Manager, shares some updates below. I have been running the Fargo

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Meet Caitlin

Alex Schloop // 18 August 2015

After serving on our all-star housekeeping team, Caitlin joined the front desk at the Aurora Inn at the beginning of the summer. Below, she shares some of her favorite treasures …

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Murder Mystery at Rowland House

Alex Schloop // 12 August 2015

Dale Whittaker, our lead innkeeper, hosts our third annual Halloween Murder Mystery party this October and he couldn’t be more excited! Read his blog entry below about what to expect…

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Finger Lakes Wine Flights

Alex Schloop // 15 July 2015

Our dining room manager Erin is having a blast this summer sharing local wines with our guests. Below, Erin writes about our new Finger Lakes wine flights. Cheers! This time…

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Art at Rowland House

Alex Schloop // 8 July 2015

We asked Bev, one of our innkeepers at Rowland House, to tell us more about some of the art she enjoys living with every day. She shares her favorite pieces…

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Meet Ben

Alex Schloop // 24 June 2015

My name is Benjamin Maywalt, and I am the new Assistant Dining Room Manager at the Inns of Aurora. I grew up on the east side of Owasco Lake, where…

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Growing up in Aurora

Alex Schloop // 17 June 2015

Childhood is a magical thing, especially during summertime when school’s out and there’s time to play. This is no exception in Aurora, where the lake is clear blue and the…

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A Rowland House Reunion

Alex Schloop // 9 June 2015

Last holiday season, our guest Brandy Williams-DeBottis gathered her family at Rowland House for a stress-free evening of fun, laughter, and great food. Brandy shares her experience below. The table…

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Linda’s Summer Activities

Alex Schloop // 3 June 2015

Our front desk clerk Linda has a chock-full schedule when summer comes around! We asked her to share some of her summertime activities in the Finger Lakes region–she shares some…

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