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Things to do during "cabin time" in Watkins Glen
These vacation rentals in Watkins Glen are near the World Famous Gorge at Watkins Glen State Park, an awe inspiring state park with series of 19 waterfalls, dramatic cliffs, spell bounding gorges, hiking, biking and more. In the cooler months, cross country skiing and deer hunting will top you things to do in Watkins Glen list. Your cottage is also near the Finger Lakes National Forest - the only National Forest in New York State. Watkins Glen is referred to one of the top places to visit in the U.S.
What do our NY vacation cottages have to do with wine? Plenty. The Seneca Lake Wine trail includes over 50 wineries to tour, plus two microbreweries and a brand new distillery. Finger Lakes provides fun for your family vacation; it is the perfect destination for boating, swimming and lake-watching. Area trails, lakes and waterfalls are just minutes from your cottage door. The rolling hills, wine festivals, and smaller crowds than the popular Napa Valley is well worth a week stay or more.
Fall color tours along the many lakes, including Seneca Lake are majestic. It is often recommended to start out at Geneva and leisurely drive through the winding roads with bountiful colors in Late October when the colors are peaking and then end your journey in Watkins Glen. Enjoy a fantastic picnic or meal on the quaint Main Street.
Sail on the vintage 1926 John Alden Malabar VII Schooner "True Love". You may recognize it as the featured boat on the 1956 movie "High Society". Docked at the Watkins Glen Seneca Harbor Park Pier, "True Love" offers daily charters on the stunning Seneca Lake. This cabin country is also American road racing country. Watkins Glen International hosts NASCAR and sports club car races with the likes of Danika Patrick, Justin Wilson and Tony Stewart.
Make sure you talk to rental owners about the many Watkins Glen seasonal events and day trips. At RentNewYorkCabins.com you compare rentals and Watkins Glen lodging here, then book DIRECTLY with vacation rental owners or property managers and skip those booking website fees and transaction fees.