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Lots of scenic views.

Drove down the west side. Visited a really good hard cider place, Cider House. Ate a a cool little... read more

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
Stunning views

Upstate New York is a beautiful place and full of lovely vistas like Cayuga Lake. If you haven't... read more

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Chappaqua, New York
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One of the largest of New York's Finger Lakes, this area is used for swimming, boating, fishing and other outdoor recreational activities.
Ithaca, NY
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All reviews west side southern end wine trail taughannock falls state park beautiful area easy hike worth the trip both sides new york beautiful scenery few hours boating shore wineries cayuga parks aurora
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Drove down the west side. Visited a really good hard cider place, Cider House. Ate a a cool little diner down towards Ithaca over looking the lake. Really cool waterfalls also.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TODD R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Upstate New York is a beautiful place and full of lovely vistas like Cayuga Lake. If you haven't been for a while, its worth a revisit!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MMR48
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Gorgeous scenery/views, wineries, breweries, restaurants, state parks, shopping. What more could you ask for?

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 11 December 2018

The area at the lake is phenomenal. Beautiful scenery, great place to walk/hike. Must stop if you are in the area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank stugordon51
Reviewed 11 November 2018

It was a very nice ride out to Cayuga Lake. We had good weather and were able to walk to the falls and take some pictures. There was plenty of parking but I am not sure this is true during the busy summer season. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ShirleyE601
Reviewed 17 October 2018

This falls is beautiful. It was the most spectacular of the seven falls we saw in one day. It is worth the stop to see.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

I think that the Cayuga lake is prettier than Seneca Lake, and that the hills around Cayuga afford better views. If I had only so much time, I would select Cayuga lake and the Cayuga wine trail.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cakes77
Reviewed 11 October 2018

This is a spectacular waterfall. I recommend seeing it from the rim and walking the amazing flat rocks up to it's base.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kjcasler85
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We made a quick stop on our college tours from Rochester to Ithaca. I can't wait to return to hike and camp in this paradise. It is really a beautiful place, and with other cities so close to proximity, it seems like a great area...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank amy h
Reviewed 4 October 2018

I love going here, it's beautiful! As a photographer, I would recommend this fabulous area to anyone who loves nature. Cayuga Lake is very long and very deep. You can fish there too. The sights are gorgeous and sunset is breathtaking. Do give it a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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10 August 2018|
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Response from Aiptasia | Reviewed this property |
The state parks are the best option for family friendly activities. I'd recommend going to either buttermilk falls or Robert Tremen State Park for waterfall watering holes. Toughannok has a flat creek bed that you and your... More
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25 June 2018|
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Response from Aiptasia | Reviewed this property |
Pets on a leash are allowed in state parks. Curb your pets poops and you'll be fine.
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25 June 2018|
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Response from Willof72 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely they are allowed! Life is better with a dog! 😊