Christmas in Syracuse snowmen
Special Events, Syracuse Favorites

Christmas in Syracuse

Christmas season is definitely one of the best times in the year. A time to be home with friends and family and celebrating with decorations and food! Every town, city, and village has their own traditions for the holiday season, and Christmas in Syracuse is no different. From the typical tree lighting to a festival… Continue reading Christmas in Syracuse

Sunset on Onondaga Lake
Special Events, Syracuse Favorites, Travel Plans

Life Along the Lake – A Liverpool Bucket List

It’s time for another Central New York highlight; this time we’re looking at Liverpool. Frankly, Liverpool is my favorite suburb of Syracuse because of how much it has to offer. So, I’ve put together a fun bucket list of all of the great things you need to do/try/experience in the village that shares its name with the much… Continue reading Life Along the Lake – A Liverpool Bucket List

Wedding Dress
Travel Plans

10 Ideas for a Travel-Themed Wedding – Wanderlust Wednesday #13

When my husband and I were planning our wedding, we had no doubts that we would involve our travels into our special day. Now I'm sharing those travel-themed wedding ideas with you! And we did it all on a very strict budget.

Southern Craft Co
Special Events, Syracuse Favorites, Travel Plans

Wild About Westcott Street

While not the biggest festival in Syracuse, West Street Cultural Fair is definitely one of the best! Full of music and dance performances, great food, loads of culture, and arts & crafts, this is a truly special event that shouldn't be missed. It's a great highlight to the Westcott community and embraces the eclectic cultures that are there.

NYSF Mural 2017
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27 Ways to Spend a Day at the New York State Fair

The New York State Fair doesn't call itself "Great" for no reason! The nearly two-week fair is jam-packed with food, drinks, music, dancing, contests, art, rides, games, animals, and more! And a visit to the fair doesn't have to cost much. Here's a plan for how to spend your time and money on a day at the fair.

NYSF I Love NY
Special Events, Syracuse Favorites, Travel Plans

The Best Ways to Get Admission to the New York State Fair

The New York State Fair doesn't call itself "Great" for no reason! The nearly two-week fair is jam-packed with food, drinks, music, dancing, contests, art, rides, games, animals, and more! And a visit to the fair doesn't have to cost much. Here are some of the best tips to get tickets to the fair without hurting your wallet.

Raquette Lake
Travel Plans, Weekend Getaway

The Best Camping Secrets – Wanderlust Wednesday #6

Camping is a favorite summer-time activity of travelers worldwide. Here is some great advice about how to camp and what's best to bring with you to have a great weekend being one with nature!

Lockwood Lavender Farm
Special Events, Syracuse Favorites, Travel Plans

A Month of Festivals – Syracuse in July

Summertime is the best time for festivals, and Syracuse is a prime example of that! Check out some of the many festivals Central New York celebrates each July.

Rochester Campus
Day Trip, Travel Plans

History for Free in Rochester

Looking for something free, but interesting to do in a new city? Check out their college campus(es) and cemeteries! They are full of old buildings, history, and beautiful gardens.