Ask A Local

Are you new to the area? Are you looking for somewhere new to explore? Ask a local! We’ve asked Madisonians to share their favorite experiences with you!  


Monica (and Strider):  Burlingame Trails


“I use the Burlingame (Cazenovia Preservation Foundation) trailhead parking located behind the brown barn where Routes 20 and 92 meet...." READ MORE.


Dawn from Owera Vineyards:  Chittenango Falls State Park

Dawn from Owera Vineyards recommends Chittenango Falls State Park

“My family and I love to go to Chittenango Falls State Park. This stunning picturesque beauty is right in our backyard! We love to hike...." READ MORE.


Judith from Lavender Blue:  Lorenzo State Historic Site

Judith from Lavender Blue recommends Lorenzo State Historic Site

"Many historic properties in New York State have had to be refurbished with time-appropriate fittings but here, at Lorenzo, there is everything complete...." READ MORE.


Pody:  Oneida Community Mansion House

Pody recommends the Oneida Community Mansion House

"While Mom and Dad, Grandma and Grandpa tour inside, the young ones (with their minders) can explore outside the Mansion House. Long stretches of stone paths will...." READ MORE.


Tucker & Colin from Ray Brothers Barbeque:  Hamilton Farmers Market

Tucker & Colin recommend the Hamilton Farmers Market

"This is one of the largest farmers markets around. There is something for everyone. From some of the freshest local produce and...." READ MORE


Traci from the New Woodstock Free Library:  Stone Quarry Hill Art Park 

Traci Schuster from the New Woodstock Free Library recommends Stone Quarry Hill Art Park

"I recommend Stone Quarry Hill Art Park because it is a beautiful place to walk, look at art, see what's new and innovative to view or participate in, as well as...." READ MORE


Victor from Madison Bistro:  Good Nature Farm Brewery

Victor from Madison Bistro recommends Good Nature Farm Brewery

"They’re open all year long and host some big-name concerts in the summer. Good Nature is great for the whole family or for meeting up with friends after work for...." READ MORE


McKenzie from 20|EAST:  The Brae Loch Inn

McKenzie from 20 East recommends the Brae Loch Inn

"Going to the Brae Loch is like stepping back in time. The inn is decorated in old Victorian style and oozes charm with a beautiful bar, romantic booths and cozy...." READ MORE


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