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Ithaca Guides

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

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ALL ABOUT BACKYARD BIRDS- EAST

ALL ABOUT BACKYARD BIRDS- EAST

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A series of beginner-to-novice birding books, All About Backyard Birds is based on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's number one birding website allaboutbirds.org, which has had more than 14 million unique users to date.

All About Backyard Birds delivers best-in-class content and proven user-friendly formats. Each regional version--eastern/central North America and western North America--provides 120 of the most popular species and is filled with beautiful illustrations by Pedro Fernandes. With charts, maps, and other bird identification tools, All About Backyard Birds offers beginner birders the ideal way to start birding.

All About Backyard Birds also includes a tutorial for MERLIN(R), an interactive GPS-based bird identification multimedia app (available in iTunes and Android stores and already used by more than 1 million birders), plus a FREE Bird QR book companion app. The app empowers users with a tap-to-listen birdsong function and gives more information about special topics throughout the book.

As with all Cornell Lab Publishing Group books, a portion of the net proceeds from the sale of All About Backyard Birds goes directly to the Cornell Lab to support projects, including children's educational and community programs.

BIRDS OF NEW YORK FIELD GUIDE

BIRDS OF NEW YORK FIELD GUIDE

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Learn to Identify Birds in New York!

Make bird watching in New York even more enjoyable! With Stan Tekiela's famous field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. There's no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don't live in your area. This book features 120 species of New York birds, organized by color for ease of use. Do you see a yellow bird and don't know what it is? Go to the yellow section to find out. Fact-filled information, a compare feature, range maps, and detailed photographs help to ensure that you positively identify the birds that you see.

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.
FROM WHERE WE STAND: RECOVERIN

FROM WHERE WE STAND: RECOVERIN

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Why does a particular landscape move us? What is it that attaches us to a particular place? Tall's From Where We Stand is an eloquent exploration of the connections we have with places--and the loss to us if there are no such connections. A typically rootless child of several American suburbs, Tall set out to make a true home for herself in the landscape that circumstance had brought her--the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. In a mosaic of personal anecdotes, historical sketches, and lyrical meditations, she interweaves her own story with the story of this place and its people--from the Seneca Nation of the Iroquois, to European settlers, to the many utopians who sensed and were inspired by a spiritual resonance here. This edition includes an introduction by William Kittredge and a foreword by Stephen Kuusisto, both highlighting the book's significance and Tall's exquisite skill in tracing the relationship between homelands and storytelling.
GHOSTS AND HAUNTINGS OF THE FI

GHOSTS AND HAUNTINGS OF THE FI

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From spooky state parks to real-life haunted houses, Ghosts and Hauntings of the Finger Lakes tells the stories behind the most supernatural sites around the shores of New York's famous Finger Lakes. Local paranormal investigator Patti Unvericht takes you on a journey to places such as the Elmira Civil War POW Camp, thought to be inhabited by the restless spirits of casualties of the war, to the State Theatre in Ithaca and even the tourist-friendly Geneva on the Lake, rumored to be haunted by past guests who have expired while staying at the historic hotel.
HAUNTED ATLAS OF WESTERN NEW Y

HAUNTED ATLAS OF WESTERN NEW Y

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Do you dare to follow along on a haunted jaunt through Western New York's supernatural locations? Move away from the ghost stories around the campfire and seek out the strange and unusual for yourself with the Haunted Atlas of Western New York. Join local writer, historian, paranormal researcher, and owner of Spook-Eats as she takes you to haunted cemeteries, museums, roads, schools, theatres, and restaurants (with a few cryptids thrown in just for fun). Explore over 130 haunted locations throughout the region, complete with walking and driving tours, a spooky bucket list, and coordinates to create the perfect haunted journey.
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.
ITHACA NEW YORK: THE CITY WITH

ITHACA NEW YORK: THE CITY WITH

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Sundaes are us, and they have been pleasuring our collective senses ever since 1892, when an enterprising Ithaca, New York soda fountain proprietor accessorized a scoop of ice cream with sweet syrup and candied cherry, then named it after the Sabbath. For well over a century, the ice cream sundae has been a symbol of our abundance and appetite, our ingenuity, and our never-lost youth. In their assembly, sundaes acquire personality not only through their combination of ingredients, but through the history that they witness. Author Michael Turback recounts 125 years of sundae history with a fascinating buffet of popular lore and a wickedly delicious collection of recipes.
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.

Trees of New York Field Guide

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