"The Finger Lakes area is so beautiful. And Ithaca has so much to offer in the arts because of Cornell and Ithaca College," said Saltonstall, who is making a name for himself in a different realm than his Massachusetts forebears: as a winemaker. On the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake, a short drive north from Ithaca, the grandson of the late Senator [Leverett Saltonstall Jr.] owns and operates the King Ferry Winery, making
Like nearly all visitors to the Ithaca area, we marveled at its spectacular waterfalls and gorges. ("Ithaca is gorges," enthuse the locals.) Within 10 miles of the city are 150 waterfalls, including Taughannock Falls, which, at 215 feet, is higher than Niagara Falls. Then there is Ithaca Falls, famous because of its impressive size - 150 feet high and 175 feet wide - and its location - right in the center of town.
Caption: 1. Cayuga Lake, the longest of New York's Finger Lakes, is very deep and surprisingly warm. / PHOTOS/JERRY NEWMAN 2. Ithaca Falls is famous because of its impressive size - 150 feet high and 175 feet wide - and its location - right in the center of town. PHOTOS/JERRY NEWMAN 3. [Peter Saltonstall] in his vineyard with daughter Hattie. 4. (TOP) AROUND CAYUGA LAKE, A PEACEFUL COUNTRYSIDE. (CENTER) PETER SALTONSTALL AND DAUGHTER HATTIE PICK GRAPES. (RIGHT) ITHACA FALLS IS RIGHT IN THE CENTER OF TOWN.