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7 Unique Finger Lakes Museums

History buffs will find plenty to discover in the Finger Lakes. The region boasts a fascinating history beginning with the native Iroquois tribes that originally inhabited the area. The Finger Lakes were the site of the Second Great Awakening and several Underground Railroad stops. It is also considered the birthplace of the Women’s Rights Movement. …

Winter Updates & Renovations

It was time to update three areas of the inn this winter.  While the photos are not professional photos, we think this will give you a sense of the new look.  The parlor has been completely refreshed, with new carpeting, paint and light fixtures.  While the former stenciling has been covered, we love the new …

The Best Festivals in the Finger Lakes

Canandaigua and the surrounding area host many incredible festivals & events year round. From wine tastings to Christmas markets, here are 5 amazing festivals we think are well worth a trip to the Finger Lakes. Just remember to book a stay at the Sutherland House Victorian Bed & Breakfast for a charming and relaxing homebase during the …

Our Favorite Local Food & Wine Tours

The Finger Lakes is a true paradise for people who love to eat and drink. Our corner of New York state is home to countless delicious restaurants, many specializing in organic, farm-to-table cuisine, as well as world-class wineries and innovative craft breweries. In fact, there’s so many that it can be a little daunting to …

5 Reasons You Should Stay At a Bed & Breakfast (Instead of a Hotel)

We know that travelers have more lodging options to choose from than ever before. While vacation rentals, big box chains, budget motels, and boutique hotels all have something to offer their guests, we think there is something special about choosing to stay at a bed & breakfast. With their unique charm, delicious breakfasts, and knowledgeable …

Our Favorite Summer Festivals

Summer is festival season in the Finger Lakes. From June through September, the region hosts a variety of fun-filled festivals that attract visitors from all across the state and beyond. During the summer, you can enjoy wine festivals, food festivals, music festivals, craft festivals, and so much more. Here are just a few of our …

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