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25 BIKE RIDES IN THE FINGER LA

25 BIKE RIDES IN THE FINGER LA

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For recreational cyclists everywhere, the Finger Lakes region is a must-visit hot spot. Not only are the lakes themselves a sight to see--closely grouped, deep, cool streams meandering through the hills--but waterfalls, gorges, wineries, museums, cities, and farms are all found along these cycling trails, as well.

25 Bike Rides in the Finger Lakes provides clear and detailed mile-by-mile directions for each trail, labeled maps with cues, and notes on the history and culture of the area. 25 Bike Rides in the Finger Lakes (with 5 bonus rides!) is a complete tour of both the wildlife and cultural life of the Finger Lakes region, offering something for every type of cyclist.

50 HIKES IN THE ADIRONDACK MOU

50 HIKES IN THE ADIRONDACK MOU

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The hikes range in length, difficulty, and type, and feature various highlights, such as mysterious caves, uninhabited lakes, fire towers offering breathtaking views, and marshy, dense wetlands. Within the section dedicated to each hike, tips and tricks for getting to the trail, places to rest along the way, and areas to stop for incomparable views are all noted. With 50 Hikes in the Adirondack Mountains, readers won't miss a thing on their next trek through the mountain trails.

ECCENTRIC FINGER LAKES: A CURI

ECCENTRIC FINGER LAKES: A CURI

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Eccentric Finger Lakes is an armchair travel guide of sorts to the odd, the offbeat, the hidden and mysterious, and the just plain unexpected in New York's Finger Lakes region. The author explores often overlooked stories and treasures, bizarre legends and best-kept secrets. The book is filled with curious characters -- religious zealots, mediums, daredevils, explorers, suffragettes, inventors, benefactors, artists and writers, winemakers and chefs, bootleggers, and scoundrels - a ready-to-explore trail of knowledge about Finger Lakes history and culture you won't want to miss. Whether you follow it straight through, or pick out individual stories as the mood strikes, you're in for captivating reading.
EXPLORER'S GUIDE 50 HIKES IN C

EXPLORER'S GUIDE 50 HIKES IN C

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Excursions range from half-day walks for families to overnight circuits for campers or backpackers and many of them are suitable for ski-touring or snowshoeing. For each, you will find: easy-to-follow directions to the trailhead; walking distances; vertical rise; landmarks; estimated hiking time; and a topographical trail map.
EXPLORER'S GUIDE FINGER LAKES

EXPLORER'S GUIDE FINGER LAKES

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The only comprehensive guidebook dedicated to the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, this updated, revised edition is packed with all the information you need to know
FINGER LAKES REGION WATERFALL

FINGER LAKES REGION WATERFALL

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The Finger Lakes Region is arguably one of New York's many shining gems. Wineries, Vineyards, State Parks, lakes (of course), and WATERFALLS all mesh together to create a remarkable experience throughout the region.In this guide, we'll take you to some of the more notable, as well as lesser-known, but easy-to-get-to waterfalls from around the Greater Finger Lakes Region. From Pratts Falls to Cascadilla Gorge to Barnes Creek Gully and many of the State Parks, you're sure to find a favorite. Join us as we venture through the region, chasing the waterfalls of the Finger Lakes!Better yet, is the ability to earn a patch for visiting a certain amount of waterfalls included in the guide!
FINGER LAKES UNCORKED: DAY TRI

FINGER LAKES UNCORKED: DAY TRI

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The Finger Lakes of New York State offer plenty of pleasures, and this up-to-the-moment travel guide will help you get right to them. For nearly three decades, Michael Turback championed the region's food and wine at Turback's of Ithaca, an establishment Wine Enthusiast Magazine named "one of America's wine-friendliest restaurants." As the consummate insider, Turback examines what's new, what's enduring, and what's surprising in this idiosyncratic, anecdotal guide, sure to inspire and enrich your visits to wineries, as well as microbreweries, and along scenic and historic trails. He tells you exactly where to go and why you should go there. With logistical, thoughtfully-planned itineraries, he shows how to make the most of a one-day jaunt or a weekend excursion to the region, including where to eat and where to stay, removing the intimidation factor that often surrounds the region's geographic scale. Plan a driving tour through the Finger Lakes - and be sure to bring along this ready reference.
FISHING THE FINGER LAKES: A CO

FISHING THE FINGER LAKES: A CO

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The lakes and tributaries of New York State's famed Finger Lakes are home to some of the finest freshwater fishing in the Northeast, with salmon, trout, bass, muskellunge, walleye and many other species targeted by anglers from shore, in stream, and in boats using conventional and fly tackle. If it can be caught in freshwater, the Finger Lakes nearly has it all. Fishing the Finger Lakes gives an insider's look at the where, when, and how of fishing these fabled waters, from a seasoned angler who has fished this area intensively. Fishing the Finger Lakes covers all eleven of the Finger Lakes, plus their major tributary rivers and streams, along with significant smaller lakes and ponds of the region. The book details where to fish for selected species, gives seasonal tips on when the fishing is best, and covers tackle and technique anglers can employ for maximum success. Every angler in the region, beginner to advanced, will find this book indispensable.
FIVE-STAR TRAILS: FINGER LAKES

FIVE-STAR TRAILS: FINGER LAKES

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Lace Up, Grab Your Pack, and Hit the Trails in Central New York!

The Finger Lakes and Central New York are not known for rugged mountains and panoramic vistas, commonly sought in the Adirondacks to the north. They hardly could be--the area was scoured clean by glaciers millennia ago. But don't let that fool you--the region is full of natural wonders of its own. Instead of mountains and ridges, the region is known for rolling drumlins, an abundance of scenic gorges, quiet woodlands, beautiful waterfalls, and picturesque lakes. Trails included in Five-Star Trails: Finger Lakes and Central New York, by Tim Starmer, feature a broad mixture of these landscapes and were carefully selected to give the most varied but also rewarding experience when picking a trail.

Each trail has been thoroughly researched, recently hiked, and includes a detailed description, trail profile, and map. At-a-glance ratings in important categories such as scenery, trail condition, difficulty, solitude, and appropriateness for children let you quickly select a trail that fits your tastes and ability. Other useful information such as fees, restrictions for dogs on the trail, and advice on when to visit offers you the best information so you can plan your trip with ease.

Foraging New York: Finding, Identifying, and Preparing Edible Wild Foods

Foraging New York: Finding, Identifying, and Preparing Edible Wild Foods

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From beach peas to serviceberries, hen of the woods to Indian cucumber, ostrich ferns to sea rocket, this guide uncovers the edible wild foods and healthful herbs of New York. Helpfully organized by environmental zone, the book is an authoritative guide for nature lovers, outdoorsmen, and gastronomes.
HIKING NEW YORK: A GUIDE TO TH

HIKING NEW YORK: A GUIDE TO TH

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This updated guidebook features seventy-five of the best trails the Empire State has to offer--from the 4,000-foot peaks of the Adirondacks and the lore of Rip Van Winkle's Catskills, to the glacier-gouged landscape of the Finger Lakes region. Each featured hike includes detailed hike specs and descriptions, trailhead location and GPS coordinates, mile-by-mile directional cues, gorgeous full-color photography, and a detailed map.
HIKING WATERFALLS NEW YORK: A

HIKING WATERFALLS NEW YORK: A

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From the top of the Adirondack Northway to the precipitous drop that creates Niagara Falls, Hiking Waterfalls in New York State provides all of the information readers need to find their way to waterfalls hidden in the crevices of the Catskill Mountains, high on the faces of the High Peaks, flowing through magnificent gorges into the Finger Lakes, or deep in the backcountry of the Southern Tier. Detailed driving and hike descriptions include slices of history and glimpses of geology. GPS coordinates, maps, and color photos of over 100 of the state's best waterfalls make certain that hikers and sightseers will find their way to these sparking gems, whether they can be seen from the roadside or at the end of a lengthy trail. The book has less than 10 percent overlap with FalconGuides' popular Hiking New York.
New York Day Trips by Theme: The State's Best Day Trips Outside New York City

New York Day Trips by Theme: The State's Best Day Trips Outside New York City

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Your All-in-One Guide to New York's Best Outings!

If you've ever asked, "What should we do today?" then you've never seen New York Day Trips by Theme. This comprehensive guide to the Empire State is jam-packed with more than 150 of New York's top spots for fun and entertainment. Take a simple day trip, or string together a longer vacation of activities that catch your interest. Destinations in the book are organized by themes, such as Adventure, Airplanes & Railroads, Family Fun, and Natural Wonders, so you can decide what to do and then figure out where to do it. Useful for singles, couples, and families--visitors and residents alike--this guide by Sandra Mardenfeld encompasses a wide range of interests.

Discover the state's unique attractions--lighthouses, museums, rail-trails, winter activities, and more. The book's handy size makes it perfect for bringing along on your road trips. Plus, with tips for other things to do in the area, you're sure to maximize the fun on every outing. With New York Day Trips by Theme at your fingertips, you'll always have something to do!

Taste of Upstate New York: The People and the Stories Behind 40 Food Favorites

Taste of Upstate New York: The People and the Stories Behind 40 Food Favorites

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Upstate New York is the birthplace of many of America's favorite foods. The chicken wing was born in a bar in Buffalo, the potato chip originated in the kitchen of a glitzy Saratoga Springs hotel, the salt potato got its start along the marshy shores of a Syracuse lake, and Thousand Island dressing was created in a hotel along the St. Lawrence Seaway.

In this book, D'Imperio travels across the region to discover the stories and people behind forty iconic foods of Upstate New York. He introduces readers to the black dirt farmers of Orange County who give America its best-tasting onions, to the Catskill's Candy Cane King, and to "Charlie the Butcher," purveyor of the best beef on weck in the state. Filled with color photographs, the book includes a map of the various regions around Upstate New York, allowing readers to create their own cultural and historic food tour.

TOUR OF FINGER LAKES: A WINE J

TOUR OF FINGER LAKES: A WINE J

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Headed to the famous Finger Lakes region to taste wine? Remember your trip forever with this fun New York wine journal. This beautiful sunset journal was designed to assist wine lovers in reviewing and documenting their New York wine journey and travels. Dedicate each page to a new wine. Prompts assist you in rating the appearance, body, taste, and finish of each glass. Document the winery, alcohol percentage, serving temperature, and pairing ideas. There is even extra space provided on each page so wine tasters can remember the people and event that led them to trying a new -and hopefully fantastic - Finger Lakes wine! Ideal wine diary for a budding sommelier, wine connoisseur, winery owner, or a travel enthusiast heading to the Finger Lakes Region of New York.
WINE TRAILS - USA & CANADA

WINE TRAILS - USA & CANADA

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Following the success of Wine Trails, we now bring you 40 perfect weekends in North American wine country, introducing vineyards in regions including Sonoma, Walla Walla, Finger Lakes, Texas Hill Country and Okanagan, as well as celebrating secret gems off the beaten path.

Wine Trails - United States and Canada is perfect for travel enthusiasts with a passion for wine. It includes detailed itineraries recommending the most interesting wineries and the best places to stay and where to eat in 40 wine regions near major cities.

Winemakers offer personal insights into what wines to taste and why they're special, and help you understand a place, its people and their traditions through the wine that's made there. Entries are accompanied by gorgeous photos, maps and in-the-know authors.

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WINES OF THE FINGER LAKES: WIN

WINES OF THE FINGER LAKES: WIN

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New York's Finger Lakes region is rapidly establishing a world-wide reputation for its wines. This book looks at the wines, grapes, and wineries of the Finger Lakes and describes how the area is evolving as an important locale for Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, and many other wines. The book looks at the grapes grown in the region, the terroir, and the unique effect of the Finger Lakes themselves on the region's climate and wine-grapge production. It surveys the rich history of winemaking in the Finger Lakes, beginning with the early 19th century, to a time when the Finger Lakes produced much of the wine consumed in the US. And the book explores many of the most important and interesting of the over 200 wineries in the region that today produce world-class wines in one of the most beautiful areas in the eastern US. Any wine-lover who lives in or visits the Finger Lakes, or who enjoys American wine, will need this book.