Month: April 2017

The Hills are Alive with Dragon Moonshine

Friday afternoon I took a mini road trip from the office to what felt like Middle Earth, but I hadn’t left Cortland County. Situated in the rolling hills just between Marathon and Willet off of Rt. 221 is the Dragonfyre Distillery. Owned and operated by husband and wife Vince and Donna Pedini, the Dragonfyre Distillery was going to be something different. I like different. The small replica hobbit house just outside the building gave me a smile. Let’s enter the shire. Donna is an artist. Vince is an artist. Each in their different way. Vince designed and made the...

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Cortland County Area Innkeepers Association

Adventure, Relax, Enjoy and Stay in Cortland County! Welcome! The Cortland Area Innkeepers Association is your key to lodging in Cortland County, New York. Whether you are looking for an historic inn, a quaint bed & breakfast, or the modern conveniences of a hotel, the Cortland Area Innkeepers are here to help you find the perfect place to suit your every travel need. Cortland County is your gateway to the Finger Lakes. Stay With...

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Experience Cortland GeoTour

The Cortland County Convention and Visitors Bureau is proud to launch an exciting new geocaching adventure, the Experience Cortland GeoTour. This tour will take you along the byways of Cortland County to the secret and not-so-secret hideaways where we have stashed our caches for you to discover. Along the way you will learn about our county history that includes underground railroads, civil war camps, major league ballplayers, and possibly the best trucks ever built. You will also experience some of the nicest countryside and rural villages you will ever find in New York State. If you like to solve...

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Event Planning

37 Tompkins Street Cortland, NY 13045 607 756 7551 the1890house@gmail.com The 1890 House Museum Looking for an elegant location for your baby shower? What about a rustic and historic space for a small wedding? The 1890 House Museum is pleased to offer several different options for your next event.               Grounds The backyard is our largest outdoor space. It includes a small fountain and small fish pond. The yard can accommodate up to 100 guests for a standing reception or 80 for a seated function.   Carriage House The Carriage House is a rustic style venue. The historic barn is a lovely place to host events with a semi-indoor feel. Because this is an unheated location the space is only available between April and September (weather permitting). The Carriage House can accommodate up to 80 seated guests or 100 standing.   Museum The interior of the 1890 House Museum is available for receptions of up to 80 standing guests or 50 seated and is available outside of regular museum hours.   Our spaces can be used for graduation parties, birthday parties, business functions, family reunions, baby/bridal showers, meetings, holiday celebrations, and weddings. The museum is a beautiful setting in any season and we are happy to work with you to customize your perfect event.   Please contact us at 607-756-7551 or the1890house@gmail.com to set up a tour to...

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Camping

Adventures await you with any of these unique camping spots in Cortland County. Make it a getaway weekend and enjoy bonfires, fresh air, and outdoor fun! Country Music Park Welcome to the Country Music Park and Campgrounds, and home of the New York State Country Music Hall of Fame. The Cortland Country Music Park is a nonprofit all volunteer organization, governed by elected officers and an elected board of directors. The park is the result of a dream of a local musician, named Merlin Reynolds. Merlin envisioned a locally based Hall of Fame for country western musicians from New York...

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