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Golfing Around Cayuga Lake

Bryan Peck // 24 April 2017

Greens are being groomed and fairways are being feathered; golf season is upon us. Each no more than a half-hour drive from Aurora, these must-see courses around Cayuga Lake offer …

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Summer Hideaways

Alex Schloop // 20 April 2017

Summer in Aurora brings long, sunshine-filled days perfect for getting out on the water, tasting wine from nearby vineyards, and driving around the lake with the windows down. Yet sometimes …

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Celebrate in Style

Five Ways to Celebrate Love in Aurora

Alex Schloop // 19 December 2016

Strolling hand-in-hand, relaxing with a luxurious couples massage, sharing an intimate meal in front of our dining room’s roaring fire — Aurora has everything you need to make Valentine’s Day…

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A Message to American Girls

Alex Schloop // 11 November 2016

Many of you know that the Inns of Aurora was the visionary idea of Pleasant Rowland, inspired by her love of this tiny historic village where she went to Wells

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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…

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Treasure Hunting — A Reflection from Rose

admin // 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…

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Fabulous Fall in the Finger Lakes

admin // 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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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