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The Best Picnic Spots Around Canandaigua Lake

Summer is here and it’s almost criminal to not be outside enjoying this beautiful weather. For a romantic date night, a casual afternoon activity, or simply an excuse to get outside, here are the best picnic spots around Canandaigua Lake.   Kershaw Park The most popular picnic spot in town is Kershaw Park. This massive …

Banana & Chocolate Chip Bars

Each month we feature one of Donfaye's recipes that she makes for guests of the inn. Bring a taste of Sutherland House back with you. Enjoy these Banana & Chocolate Chip Bars with your morning coffee or as a sweet afternoon dessert.   Ingredients: 4 very ripe bananas (approximately 1 2/3 cups) ¾ cup brown …

Covid-19 Policies and Important Information

Our hearts and prayers go out to everyone everywhere who has been impacted by Covid-19. This tragedy was unforeseen, and at times like these, we are all reminded that we are in this together. Here in the Finger Lakes region, while we have been severely affected (just like all others in the world), we have …

Everything You Need to Know about CMAC

One of the many things that makes the Spring, Summer & Fall in Western New York so special are the outdoor concerts at CMAC! CMAC (The Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center) is a spectacular venue that brings in top artists from around the country. We’ve collected a list of local tips and tricks to make the most out …

Where You Should Elope In New York’s Finger Lakes Region

So, you’ve decided to elope! You’ve said nope to the big traditional wedding, months of stressful planning, and a steep bill. Now your options are seemingly endless. Wander deep into the woods for an intimate ceremony in the trees, find a unique space at a local winery or museum, or find a historic inn to …

Your Ultimate Guide to the Smith Opera House

In the quaint Finger Lakes town of Geneva, on the shores of picturesque Seneca Lake lies the Smith Opera House, a stunning 1894 theater with some of the best entertainment in the region. Visitors come from over 3 hours away to be enchanted by the wide variety of plays and musical performances that come to the …

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