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Finger Lakes Favoritism
Just a few years ago, I moved to my new home near Ithaca, New York, USA. I moved here for romantic love first and the natural beauty of the area second.
The region has five, nearly finger-shaped lakes plus several additional, smaller lakes. Not surprisingly, we call them The Finger Lakes.
Finger Lakes Beauty
This area in upstate New York is so beautiful. The natural features and the seasonal changes are lovely to see. And this year has been no different. Though the rains have dampened some of the outdoor adventures I might have longed for, they have made our gardens and gorges look spectacular.
The gorge waterfalls are a well-known feature of the region. It's no surprise that both the sound and sights of the waterfalls are truly mesmerizing. Taughannock Falls is a spectacular waterfall about a mile from the west shore of Cayuga Lake. Many of the large area waterfalls have trails to their base and around their rim to the delight of both locals and visitors.
Finger Lakes Luck
Enjoy the natural beauty where you are. If you don't see it, I'm sure that it's just a short hike or drive away.