Christmas in Syracuse snowmen
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Christmas in Syracuse

Post originally published on December 7, 2017. Updated and republished on December 7, 2018. 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… Continue reading Christmas in Syracuse

Pumpkin Farm
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Syracuse Gets Spooky: The Best Haunted Houses in CNY

It's no secret that fall is my favorite season in central New York, and probably why I love living here so much. In addition to the beautiful fall foliage, apple picking, craft fairs, and fall festivals, there are so many things to do to celebrate Halloween! And Halloween happens to be a favorite holiday for… Continue reading Syracuse Gets Spooky: The Best Haunted Houses in CNY

Flight - My Travel Horror Story
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My Travel Horror Story – A Journey from Australia to the US

Hey fellow travelers! Today I’m bringing you a slightly different style of article – my biggest travel horror story. I am currently working on a collaborative blog post about travel failures with some of my amazing fellow bloggers and am anxious to start sharing some of my stories. So, I thought I should tell you… Continue reading My Travel Horror Story – A Journey from Australia to the US

Empire Farm Brewery 2
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Syracuse Brewery Tour

The craft beer industry has taken the world by storm, and Syracuse has been no stranger to this. In the past few years, we have seen several new breweries pop up around town. So I thought it would be appropriate to give you the rundown of each of them so you can plan your own… Continue reading Syracuse Brewery Tour

Winter Zoo - Red Wolf
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Winter Zoo: Why the Zoo is for Every Season

If you haven't figured it out by now, I love zoos! Everywhere we travel we look for a brewery (for my husband) and a zoo or aquarium (for me). Why? Animals! I love animals. All of them. Feathers, fur, scales... doesn't matter. Something about seeing animals just brings a smile to my face. And the… Continue reading Winter Zoo: Why the Zoo is for Every Season

Sunset on Onondaga Lake
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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

Southern Craft Co
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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.