Behind the scenes at the Inns of Aurora

A dish from the Inn's 2013 Spanish Tapas Dinner.

Sharing and Pairing — the Delight of Tapas

Laura Coburn // 7 October 2016

I recently captured some time with the frenetic Patrick Higgins, Executive Chef of the Inns of Aurora. Chef Patrick rarely sits still, so I was grateful he was willing to…

» read more
2015-073 INAU Rowland-839LR_AS EDITS

Treasure Hunting — A Reflection from Rose

Charles Wideska // 10 August 2016

As a nature loving innkeeper with additional strong tendencies towards treasure hunting, I feel extraordinarily fortunate to be working for the Inns of Aurora on Cayuga Lake. On any given…

» read more

Fabulous Fall in the Finger Lakes

Charles Wideska // 3 August 2016

The Finger Lakes region bursts with color as sweet summertime fades into the crisp, fall season. Cayuga Lake transforms into the quintessential location for fall activities – with private wine

» read more
Aurora Inn Dining Room

Dining During the MacKenzie-Childs Barn Sale

Alex Schloop // 20 July 2016

Visiting Aurora this weekend for the 2016 MacKenzie-Childs Barn Sale? There’s no better spot for some R&R than in the heart of the village, whether it’s for an early…

» read more
E.B. Morgan House

Five Reasons to Love E.B. Morgan House

Alex Schloop // 14 July 2016

Built with thick walls of limestone in 1858, E.B. Morgan House offers seven cool, tranquil guestrooms for rest and sunny lawns and shady porches for a leisurely afternoon. Here are…

» read more

A Day at the James Beard House

Alex Schloop // 5 June 2016

Dear friends of the Finger Lakes, Each year, a select few chefs are invited to cook at the iconic James Beard House in New York City, an exceptional recognition…

» read more
INNS OF AURORA Father's Day BBQ - Rupert Robbins, Skillet & Embers, Clemintine, and Rolland House Boat House 20150621GH

Sweet, Sweet Summertime

Alex Schloop // 19 April 2016

Five easy ways to welcome summer in Aurora this Memorial Day Weekend. While every season in Aurora is charming (according to Frommer’s, Aurora could “be a movie set”), summer…

» read more

A Calming New Year Playlist

Laura Coburn // 30 December 2015

Curated by Laura Coburn, Director of Serenity at the Inns of Aurora, this playlist is guaranteed to help start your year with a clear mind and relaxed spirit. Start the…

» read more

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…

» read more

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

» read more