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Along the Byway

A series of articles to help you plan your Byway experience.

Taughannock Falls drops 215 feet to the plunge pool below.

Taughannock Falls

Cayuga Lake is surrounded by so many interesting places to visit that it’s sometimes easy to overlook exciting opportunities to Enjoy the Ride! The Along The Byway section contains a series of articles about some of the hidden treasures and unique experiences to be found on the Byway.

Chocolate ice cream sundae with whipped cream and fresh bing cherry

Experience the Cayuga Lake Scenic Byway a whole new way by taking a Sundae Drive to indulge in the creamiest of ice creams as you “Enjoy the Ride” on the Byway. Ithaca, the official birthplace of the ice cream sundae, is the perfect place to start your journey. Back in the day, on a Sunday afternoon, April 3, 1892 to read more »

illustration of a tractor circulating in wheat field

With frost on the pumpkins and a crispness in the air, harvest season is in full swing around the Cayuga Lake basin. Tractors large and small are out on the roads moving between fields, so please be patient and respectful of our farmers. They are the life-blood of many of our byway communities. We thank them for all the hard read more »


We’ve arrived to that time of year again when turning to pedal power can be a great way to experience an area. Traveling the Cayuga Lake Scenic Byway by bicycle allows you to engage more deeply with the landscape and is another Byway experience you really should try. The trip need not be done in one or even two days. read more »

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