As if we needed another excuse to visit the Finger Lakes, recently the wonderful Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel was named
best waterfront hotel by USA Today! With a beautiful view of Seneca Lake, this waterfront hotel has been a longtime favorite place to stay while visiting this area of New York. If you’re looking to plan a trip to visit one of our most charming villages in our state, then we’ve got the perfect place for you to stay.
Out of 10 overall picks, Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel made it to the top of the list.
The award comes as no surprise, talk to anyone who has stayed here or grown up in the area and they'll tell how justified this win is. Also to be noted, another one of our favorite spots the Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa of Lake Placid was named the third best on the list. Yay New York! So, if you can't make it all the way out to the Finger Lakes, then your next best bet is to plan a trip to the Adirondacks and stay at this equally wonderful resort.
How to get here: 16 North Franklin Street Watkins Glen, NY 14891
The waterfront hotel overlooks Seneca Lake, one of our most visited Finger Lakes.
The hotel features six luxurious suites and also provides nightly turn down service!
To book your stay at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel and to check out their website,
Look out your window and you'll have a view of the Seneca Lake harbor and pier.
From the eye-catching boats you'll see sailing across the water to the unforgettable sunsets that will steal your breath away, you'll love visiting this waterfront hotel.
Throughout the years, this waterfront hotel has been recognized as one of the best weekend getaways you can take in the Finger Lakes and a top New York destination. While you're staying here don't be surprised if you run into a bridal party, this scenic hotel is the perfect place to have your wedding.
Besides the incredible service and impressive views, you'll be able to enjoy all of the nearby attractions.
One of the most well-known attractions of this small village is that it's the home of Watkins Glen International race track!
How to get here: 2790 County Route 16 Watkins Glen, NY 14891
In town, you'll find plenty of shops to check out along with The Glen Theater where you can catch a movie!
How to get here: 112 North Franklin Street Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Of course, you can't forget to stretch your legs at Watkins Glen State Park.
Two miles and 19 waterfalls? Sign us up! One of the main reasons many take a trip to this friendly town is to explore the beautiful Gorge Trail of the state park. If you've never taken a trip to this state park, then now is the time to cross it off of your bucket list because it is a
How to get here: 1009 North Franklin Street Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Looking for another amazing reason to visit this waterfront hotel?
Don't worry, we haven't forgotten about where you'll eat! Right in the hotel, you'll find a restaurant that draws in visitors from all over the state, Blue Pointe Grille. Once it's warm enough in the year, you can enjoy your meals outside on the patio! Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, there's no better time than now to treat yourself to an amazing meal.