Cayuga County is located in the west central part of New York state, in the Finger Lakes region. Owasco Lake is in the center of the county, and Cayuga Lake forms part of the western boundary. Lake Ontario is on the northern border, and Skaneateles Lake is at the eastern border. Cayuga County has more waterfront land than any other county in the state not adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean.
Spend a day touring scenic wine country and tasting wine along the Cayuga Wine Trail. Our award - winning Rieslings are famous. Escorted wine tours are available. Your culinary choices are varied, from charming bistros to quaint cafes to traditional American cuisine; you'll find a full array of choices. Linger with a glass of Finger Lakes wine while enjoying a lake view at one of our fine waterfront restaurants.
You can 'shop til you drop' in Cayuga County. Antique stores, farm markets, and arts and crafts shops are all available. For a unique shopping experience visit MacKenzie-Childs, Ltd. in Aurora, maker of fine home furnishings. Bass Pro Shops at the Fingerlakes Mall is a favorite among the outdoor enthusiasts.
Enjoy our eight lakes, three State Parks, and the Erie Canal. Hike, bike and snowmobile our trails. Golf at one the ten public golf courses. Enjoy fishing, hunting, or camping - your choices are endless. Vacations in the Finger Lakes can be as relaxing or active as you like. From the Auburn Doubledays professional baseball games to the fun and fantasy of the Sterling Renaissance Festival to the Fifty-Mile Garage Sale on Route 90, events of all kinds are happening all year-round. Fine arts dance and theatrical productions by the NY Institute of Dance, Broadway musicals at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse and comedy at Auburn Public Theater offer entertainment for all tastes.
Cayuga County is comprised of the city of Auburn; the 4 villages of Cato, Meridian, Moravia and Union Springs; and the 24 towns of Auburn, Aurelius, Brutus, Cato, Conquest, Flemming, Genoa, Ira, Ledyard, Locke, Mentz, Montezuma, Moravia, Niles, Owasco, Scipio, Sempronius, Sennett, Springport, Sterling, Summerhill, Throop, Venice and Victory.