Old Town With a New Twist

Bryan Peck // 25 August 2017

On the top of Seneca Lake, just one lake over from Aurora, is Geneva, New York — a charming 13,000-person town chock-full of restaurants and shops. Although Geneva is most…

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Cocktails Q & A

Bryan Peck // 25 August 2017

Ben Maywalt, our Assistant Dining Room Manager. We recently had a chance to sit down with Ben Maywalt, our Assistant Dining Room Manager, and ask him about the exciting…

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Docking Your Boat at the Inns of Aurora

Bryan Peck // 21 July 2017

Why travel by car when you can travel by boat? Our docks are not just for swimming! Whether you’re coming for some fresh-smoked salmon in the Aurora Inn Dining Room

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Finger Lakes Fridays

Bryan Peck // 5 July 2017

What could make Fridays in the Finger Lakes even better? A three-course meal on the lake followed by a complimentary outdoor concert — with shuttle service! We’ve paired up with…

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Slate: Our New Pop-up Restaurant

Bryan Peck // 27 June 2017

A clean slate. That’s how each day is started at 283 Main Street in Aurora, New York: we wipe the slate clean and break out the chalk for a new…

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Lunch is back!

Bryan Peck // 28 May 2017

Memorial Day Weekend is here, and that means lunch is back in the Aurora Inn Dining Room! Served Monday through Saturday (with brunch on Sundays) from 11:30 a..m. to 2:30…

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A Taste of Summer

Bryan Peck // 26 May 2017

The Finger Lakes — eleven glacial lakes, surrounded in soil farmed by some of our nation’s best growers, innovators, and producers. From when the first European settlers found an abundance…

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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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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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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…

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