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Housed in the historic Taylor Wine Company complex, the Finger Lakes Boating Museum (FLBM) will be celebrating its fifth anniversary this year here in Hammondsport, NY.  Even though the physical museum is just five years old, the considerable efforts of its founders, a group of dedicated antique boating enthusiasts, have been going on for over 20 years.  …

It’s right there in the name of the region.  Lakes. It is most definitely all about the lakes.  Our magnificent, glacially formed lakes have a lot to do with everything that’s happening here.  After the last Ice Age, the receding glaciers carved huge gouges in the terrain, creating not only the lakes, but also all of …

Everyone has heard of Niagara Falls, and many of us have been there or even felt its spray. Historically, Thomas Jefferson always wanted to see them in person, and, in fact, had a painting of Niagara Falls in his home, Monticello.  Although he made several trips to Europe, Jefferson never made it into the frontier to see …

If you read the previous post on Marc and Deb’s Tennessee adventure, you may have noticed that we tend to seek out a lot of museums.  If you haven’t read that blog yet, what are you waiting for?  I’ll stop writing for a few minutes so you can read it here and catch up to the rest of …

When you have some time off from work and you’re planning where to go, one of the first pieces of the puzzle is where to stay.  Your accommodations for your trip may be the single most important factor, and can make or break your trip!  These days, the average tourist has quite a number of …

With eleven lakes to choose from, you can easily find a Finger Lake that will fit your style of sailing.  However, if you just want to sit back, relax, and let the pros sail the boat, you’ll want to take a look at the Finger Lakes Sailing Adventure, and specifically, the 67’ schooner, True Love. …

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