Experience the rich agricultural bounty grown in Cayuga County. Our scenic farms and vineyards are a sight to behold and they produce ​truly delicious food and drinks! We are famous for fresh fruits, herbs, vegetables and dairy products. Come taste the best local products at farmers’ markets, stands and u-picks. Cayuga County will delight you in both the sip & the savor categories. 

Savor 

Our ​restaurants’ top chefs use the freshest and finest ingredients from local farms, creating farm-to-table seasonal menus that are second to none. Whether you’re looking for casual or fine dining, you’ll find options to satisfy your taste and budget. Bistros, cafés and waterfront-dining options are many, as well as old school pancake breakfasts and church chicken barbecues. From top notch fine dining at Moro’s Table, 1833 Kitchen & Bar, Oak &Vine and The Elderberry Pond you’ll be amazed and delighted by each experience. At Aurora Cooks!—the Inns of Aurora’s new demonstration kitchen—be part of signature demonstrations, tasting experiences and skills workshops. Each session will inspire your creativity and expand your culinary knowledge. It’s the perfect choice for date night or a special outing with friends and family. 

Sip 

Make fond memories while visiting Cayuga County’s eleven wineries. Meet the producers that create some of the best wines in NYS, while touring their charming establishments and sampling the fruits of their labor. Wine tasting in Cayuga County is a special experience in an intimate atmosphere that focuses on the highest quality craftsmanship. On the eastern side of Cayuga Lake, admire the views and fall in love with the wines, with five wineries 20 minutes apart offering unique tasting rooms and experiences. From any location you will delight in the refreshing, summer lake breezes throughout the growing season. But sipping isn’t all about wine in our area, within the past few years, our craft nano- and microbreweries have ​staked their claim in the Finger Lakes craft beverage scene. From just coming online to relocating and expanding their footprints, Cayuga County has six successful breweries offering everything from sours, IPAs, porters, ales, and more. Come enjoy our pints, flights, and growlers in northern, central, and southern Cayuga County. 

Pay Cayuga County a visit; enjoy our amazing scenic routes and admire the views of our many lakes while making your way from one gastronomic experience to another.