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Summertime Fun Close to Cherry Grove Campground

In addition to being a campground close to Rochester and Syracuse, both which have a ton of fun things to do in the summertime, there are also a number of fun activities close to Cherry Grove. Whether looking to do a day trip, or just take a few hours away to check out a local attraction, Cherry Grove Campground is located in a prime spot. Check out some of the fun things to do close to “home”.

Sterling Renaissance Festival

Jousting at Sterling Renaissance Festival


Only a 20-minute scenic drive, Cherry Grove makes a great place to camp for the Sterling Renaissance Festival. Open from July through mid-August, the Festival takes you back in time to England during the Renaissance era as the town of Warwick awaits the Queens arrival. The Festival features games, music, artisans, and lots of entertainment – something for every age. There is also plenty of food, drink and sweet treats.

Check out the Sterling Renaissance Festival website to learn more, see dates, and purchase tickets.

NY Lavender Festival

Pick Your Own Lavender


Only a five-minute drive, Cherry Grove is a great campground to stay at if vising the New York Lavender Festival. Taking place for two weekends in July at Ol’Factory Lavender Farm in Red Creek NY, the festival features everything lavender. Shop the artisans and vendors, many featuring lavender-related goods; enjoy wine tasting from local wineries; try some of the lavender ice cream or other tasty food; or go out and pick your own lavender to bring home. The festival also features a variety of music throughout the weekends and a variety of unique workshops.

View the NY Lavender Festival website for dates, details and to buy tickets.

Local Fruit Stands and Farmer’s Markets

Visit a Local Fruit Stand


Cherry Grove Campground is located in the heart of some of the best fruit available in New York State. Of course, closer to fall there is an abundance and wide variety of apples available. Earlier in the summer, though, the fruit at the local fruit stands and farm market’s is some of the freshest around. Strawberries, blueberries, peaches, grapes, and other berries are available throughout the area. And it’s not just fruit, often the stands and markets will also offer a variety of fresh vegetables, and even homemade baked goods.

Check out some of the farmer’s markets in Wayne County – or just take a drive and you’ll be sure to bump into a local stand in no time.