Living on the East side of Cayuga Lake is wonderful; there's a lot to do and see. The countryside surrounding Ithaca, NY is rich with abundant farm land, world class universities, nurseries, golf courses, waterfalls, gorges, antiques, art, wineries & breweries.... together forming a uniquely diverse and breath-taking landscape. We've developed the following list of some of our favorite places which are close by, so that as our guest you can enjoy every detail of the area as a local would. All of these amazing places to visit and things to do are all within 15 minutes of the Inn. We hope that you enjoy them as much as we do.

Suzanne Dissinger & Dana Alling

Inn Keepers/Owners, Rogues Harbor Inn


Wineries, Breweries & Tours, too!: The Cayuga Wine Trail has 18 member locations, plus we've listed a few more nearby. The Finger Lakes Beer Trail has 33 member locations (we've listed the closest to us) and tours can be a great way to enjoy sampling without needing a designated driver.
Cayuga Wine Trail 18 member wineries, a cidery and distillery
King Ferry Winery & Treleaven Wines The best Chardonnay

Heart & Hands Winery The best Pinot Noir

Bet The Farm Winery The best Traminette

Six Mile Creek Winery Really good Limoncello, too
Long Point Winery The best Cayuga view

Chateau Dusseau Winery Love their Chambourcin

Finger Lakes Beer Trail Has 33 member brewers throughout the Finger lakes region

Ithaca Beer Company Flower Power is our favorite Ithaca brew

Band Wagon Brew Pub Unique selection of their own craft brews

Scale House Brew Pub Really good pizza and live music

Bacchus Brewing The area's newest microbrewery

Grape Vine Wine Tours The best customized mini bus tours

School's Out Charters The best wine tour by water

N u r s e r i e s,  F a r m s,  F l o w e r s  & P r o d u c e :

Ithaca Farmers Market A must see! Great food, art, atmosphere

Take Your Pick Flower Farm really wonderful U pick flower farm

Baker Acres The best selection of herbs and perrenials in the area

The Plantsmen The best selection of native plants in the area

Angel Tree Alpaca Farm Unique farm with sweet alpacas

Moore Christmas Tree Farm U cut & already cut Christmas trees, wreathes...


P a r k s  &  B o a t i n g :

New York State Parks Beautiful lakeside and gorge hikes, picnics,...
Cayuga Lake Dinner and Brunch Cruises Lovely sunset dinner cruises

Wind Catcher Sailing Charters Big fun on the lake

Billy V Fishing Charters Professional lake sport fishing at it's finest

Tiohero Lake Tours Tours leave from the Farmer's Market Saturday & Sunday

School's Out Charters Wine or scenic tours by boat- we go every summer

Paddle -n- More Rent kayaks, canoes & paddle boards

G o l f :
Big Red Golf Robert Trent Jones on Cayuga Lake!

Cedar View Golf Course: 315-364-6980                Lake view golfing!

125 Cedar View Road
Lansing NY 14882

Lansing Golf Range: 607-533-4032                             Driving range (with ice cream next door)
2035 East Shore Drive
Lansing NY 14882
Hickory Hollow Golf Range & Pro Shop                      Driving range with pro shop

T h e a t e r :

Kitchen Theatre Company Intemant atmosphere, quality productions
State Theatre Beautiful historic theatre hosting well known musicians
Hangar Theatre You can't have a bad seat here, excellent performances

A r t & A n t i q u e s :

Handwork: Ithaca's Cooperative Craft Store Pottery, jewelry, paintings...
MacKenzie Childs Picturesque setting, amazing ceramics
Tompkins County Area Antique Dealers Association Lots & lots of antiques

The Titus Gallery Original water colors, jewlery & antiques

Found My favorite antique store, cool mix of retro and period pieces

Ithaca Antique Mall A cooperative packed full with furniture, smalls...

Blue Bird Antiques Cool mix of vintage and antique finds

Sheldon Hill Vintage & antique jewelry from costume to gold & diamond

The Jewelbox Custom & artisan jewelry, extensive gem selection


U n i v e r s i t i e s :

Cornell University Just 10 minutes from us! 
Ithaca College Just 15 minutes from us!  Suzanne's alma mater!
Wells College Just 15 minutes from us!  
SUNY Cortland 20 Minutes from us!  Dana's alma mater!
Tompkins Cortland Community College Just 15 minutes from us!
The Finger Lakes School of Massage Just 15 minutes from us!