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Our Favorite Inns in Finger Lakes Wine Country

By Travel Savvy

Are you in a New York State of mind for wine? Then the Finger Lakes region is for you. Travelers come from across the country to sip, stay, and experience everything the area has to offer. As the state's largest wine-producing region, there are more than 100 vineyards and wineries located around the Cayuga, Canandaigua, Conesus, Hemlock, Keuka, and Seneca Lakes. Numerous cultural and outdoor activities can be enjoyed too.

Recently featured on CNN as one of "11 Great Wine Regions You've Probably Never Heard Of," the secret's out about just how fabulous the Finger Lakes really is. Travelers searching for the ideal spots to sip & stay should consider one of the many inns and bed-and-breakfasts scattered throughout the area. Many offer special amenities and packages designed with guests in mind. To discover which B&B is best for you, consult

1840 Inn on the Main Bed and Breakfast 1

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1840 Inn on the Main Bed and Breakfast

176 N Main Street

Situated in Canandaigua's Historic District, this Victorian inn was built in 1840 and is located close to a variety of restaurants, shops, historic homes and sites, and of course, the lake and plenty of wineries! It's also near the celebrated New York Wine and Culinary Center. Attention to detail & modern conveniences attract discriminating travelers with five spacious guestrooms complete with private baths, plush bedding, and antique furnishings; some also include fireplaces and Jacuzzis. In the morning, guests get to indulge in a multi-course gourmet breakfast in the Penfield Dining Room.

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The Inn at Gothic Eves

112 East Main Street

Centrally located to the Cayuga Lake and Seneca Wine Trails and several popular local attractions, this historic inn is an ideal destination for families since it is situated close to Cornell University and Ithaca College. Guests will find eight luxury suites onsite, all with flat-screen TV's, fireplaces, and private baths. There is also a spa for the ultimate indulgence, and breakfast is an enticing farm-to-table meal made daily from fresh local produce and organic ingredients.

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Black Sheep Inn & Spa

8329 Pleasant Valley Road

The Black Sheep Inn & Spa is an historic 1859 Octagon house restored with modern amenities. This farm-to-table B&B features five lavish guestrooms with private baths and locally sourced, organic gourmet breakfasts. There is a spa onsite for revitalizing massage treatments, plus the FLAVOR Studio and Gallery. Residing on Keuka Lake's southern tip, the inn is close to over 120 world-class wineries, 80-plus distilleries, and a wealth of local activities. Open all year, the inn also offers several local experience packages and specials and private luxury excursions.

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A Stone's Throw Bed and Breakfast

3509 West Ave.

Nestled in between Cayuga and Seneca Lakes, this romantic inn is surrounded by gorgeous rolling hills and breathtaking pastoral views. The 1850 Greek Revival country retreat features comfy accommodations, a serene flower garden, a relaxing hammock, and a ten Gothic column, wraparound veranda complete with a picture-perfect porch swing. The inn is located close to numerous vintage/antique shops, vineyards accessible via car and boat, the celebrated cheese trail, microbreweries, the Amish market, and much more.

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10 Fitch Luxurious Romantic Inn

10 Fitch Avenue

Situated in Auburn's Historic District, minutes from various local wineries and the stunning lake village of Skaneateles, this adults-only romantic inn features luxurious accommodations complete with private bathrooms, complimentary bath products, heavenly spa linens, cozy fireplaces, and much more. A delectable full breakfast is served daily, and picnic lunch baskets and en-suite picnic dinners are also available. The property has a beautiful backyard with koi ponds, waterfalls, perennial gardens, a deck and veranda with fire pit, lounge chairs, and more.


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