The Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail was recognized with a Tourism Excellence Award by the New York State Tourism Industry Association at its annual meeting in Cooperstown Oct. 22.

The trail received the Cultural Heritage Award, which recognizes programs aimed at exposing visitors to the state's unique cultural aspects.

The trail, a program of the Cayuga County Office of Tourism, promotes locally grown and produced sweet items, including syrups, honeys, ice cream and more.

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