New York Hiking, Nature January 24, 2018
New York Has Its Own Sweet Treat Trail And You’ll Wish You Had Discovered It Sooner
Here at Only In New York we love creating fun road trips and showcasing already-existing food trails for our readers. In the past you may remember that we’ve created things like an
ice cream road trip that took you from out near Rochester, through the Finger Lakes and down to our Southern Tier. But today we’re highlighting a very small and specific area of the Finger Lakes, with this tasty trail being made up of locations that are all within an arm’s reach of each other. A hidden gem of Cayuga County that you’ll wish you had explored sooner, the official Sweet Treat Trail of New York features a total of twenty different spots.
Keeping things nice and simple for you, we’ve highlighted ten amazing locations along this epic food trail that you’ll want to see for yourself. Beginning in Auburn and taking you over and down to King Ferry, checking out these particular spots will only take you just over an hour!
To view the interactive trail of spots we've listed below on Google Maps,
1. Owasco Farmers Market
Open on every Wednesday between June and October, the Owasco Farmers Market is one of New York's newer attractions. Open since 2015, delicious vendors from the local area bring tasty treats like strawberry flavored popcorn, jams, jellies, cupcakes, cookies and other various sweet treats. To find out more,
2. Auburn Farmers Co-Op Market
Right in the parking lot of Curley's in Auburn, the Auburn Farmers Co-Op is another market that also runs between June and October. Each year the co-op makes an effort to add new vendors, always giving you something exciting to look forward to. Always featuring the best seasonal goodies, the co-op makes its way onto the Sweet Treat Trail with things like homemade cookies, honey, jam and other great bakery items. To find out more,
3. Owen Orchards
Right in Weedsport, Owen Orchards is an old-fashioned apple orchard that dates back to the 1930s. The long-standing orchard is not home to some of nature's best candy AKA apples, but they're also known for creating some mouthwatering cider donuts that you won't be able to get enough of. To find out more,
4. New Hope Mills
Creating delectable items since 1823, New Hope Mills is one of the most charming destinations that you can visit in Auburn. Far more than just a mill, here you can find one of the best restaurants in the area and a general store that's packed full of New Hope Mills treats that you won't be able to resist taking home with you. From their famous pancake mixes and pure maple syrup to baked goods and smoothies in the cafe, you'll absolutely love it here. To find out more,
5. Bradford Heights Delights
Located inside the Finger Lakes Mall, Bradford Heights Delights is a great place to visit when your sweet tooth is calling during the holidays. Creating themed sweets and treats, this shop has a complete array of every type of sweet and baked good you could hope for. To find out more,
6. Morgan's Half Acre Produce
Right on Half Acre Road, Morgan's is a family-owned market that's a gem to the local area. Aside from producing amazing fruits and vegetables (you
try their corn), they have a kitchen that pumps out breads, cookies and other baked goods that all taste like something that came straight out of your grandmother's oven. To find out more,
7. The Produce Place
Right on Cayuga Street in Union Springs, is known for baking up some of the best pies you'll ever taste out in the Finger Lakes. Your mouth will start watering as soon as you lay your eyes on the glorious crust! The Produce Palace features a wonderful bakery, always creating something delicious for you to take home with you. To find out more,
8. The Village Market
One of the many delightful destinations that make up the charming town of
, The Village Market can be found right next to the Aurora Inn. Walking distance from everything else in town, this market is always stocked up with sweets and baked goods that will make your stomach rumble. To find out more,
9. Aurora Farmers Market
Another spot you'll find open between June and October, the Aurora Farmers Market has been open since 2014. Putting a variety of high-quality local goods all in one location, the farmers market is known for having some out-of-this-world bakery items. From fluffy rolls sent straight from heaven to pies that look too good to eat, you'll be able to find something for everyone at this market. To find out more,
10. King Ferry Corner Store
Making an effort to maintain the town's local history and charm, the King Ferry Corner Store smells like an absolute foodie paradise the second you walk through the door. While many visitors come here for basic grocery items, others also swarm here to line up at the counter to check out all of their scrumptious baked goods. From cookies to cupcakes and so much more, this is the perfect spot to stop at on your way home when you're looking to pick up dessert. To find out more,
To check out the official Sweet Treat Trail website and to view the full list of all 20 locations, click here.
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