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Magnolias in Palmyra

The large magnolia tree at Zion Episcopal Church in Palmyra is a sight to see in the spring. The blooms do not last long but while they are here, they are absolutely gorgeous.

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Historic Canandaigua Boathouses

Rows of charming wooden boathouses on Canandaigua City Pier have a distinct old village "seaside "charm . The Historic Canandaigua Boathouses rustic beauty and unique personality make a visit to…

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The 5 Best Upstate New York Fall Festivals
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The 5 Best Upstate New York Fall Festivals

Every Autumn area towns host festivals celebrating everything from the harvest to the history of the Upstate region. With amazing stunning scenic views to take in, and activities for the whole family, Fall is the perfect time of the year to check out one of the many local festivals. 

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Day Trip Destination: Adirondack Experience

The Adirondack Experience, the Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX) explores people’s connections to the Adirondacks through interactive exhibits, hands-on activities, and culturally rich collections. At the Adirondack Experience, enjoy…

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Squaw Island | Canandaigua Lake

Squaw Island is an 11,000-year-old island located at the north end of Canandaigua Lake. It is known to be New York State's smallest Fish and Wildlife Management Area and one of the two known islands in the eleven Finger Lakes.  Seneca woman and children sought refuge on the Island during the 1779 Sullivan Expeditions, and it is one of the few places on earth where 'water biscuits' form.

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