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The Perfect Spring Break Getaway in the Finger Lakes

Escape to serene surroundings in upstate New York and enjoy a spring break getaway in the Finger Lakes that’s unlike any other. Nestled in the beautiful countryside, Idlwilde Inn has everything you need to have an incredible stay here in Watkins Glen. Immerse yourself in timeless ambiance and explore charming small towns, unparalleled natural beauty, … Read More

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The Top 5 Watkins Glen Wineries

Savor regional favorites with a Watkins Glen winery getaway near Idlwilde Inn and sample the best of what our lovely wine area has to offer. To help you get started on your tasting tour, we’ve put together a list of our five favorite Watkins Glen wineries, all within a 20-minute drive from the inn! That … Read More

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Top Watkins Glen Attractions

Take a relaxing getaway from The Big Apple and enjoy a peaceful stay at Idlwilde Inn, your premier vacation destination for the Finger Lakes region. We are conveniently located near some of the best Watkins Glen attractions, and offer comfy accommodations for restful nights. There is so much to do here, and we can help … Read More

Best Seneca Lake Wineries

Discover the Seneca Lake Wine Trail

In the heart of Finger Lakes wine country, the Seneca Lake Wine Trail offers a whole host of opportunities to learn about and enjoy the region’s wines. Originally known for their production of rieslings, the area has grown in recent decades to produce many varietals that are sure to delight. One of the perks of … Read More

2021 Summer Guide to the Finger Lakes

2020 was a year to remember. Or maybe a year to forget… Either way 2021 is shaping up to be the perfect year for a getaway to the Finger Lakes. So much has happened over the last year that you might be wondering “What will a trip to the Finger lakes be like this year?” … Read More

Come enjoy the many vineyards here in Watkins Glen, NY.

Finger Lakes Activities to Enjoy This Summer

Upstate New York is open and summer is in full swing! Come enjoy the wide range of activities the Finger Lakes have to offer this season. There are so many options to choose from while still enforcing social distancing from horseback riding, kayaking, hiking at state parks, to taking in the sights, and more! Stay … Read More

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Our Favorite Fall Activities in the Finger Lakes

Have you heard the good news for autumnal enthusiasts? Fall lasts a little longer here in the Finger Lakes region! That means you have more time to get away and enjoy an enchanting fall stay in New York. September, October, and November are all wonderful times of the year to take a break from your … Read More

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Top 10 Spring Activities in The Finger Lakes

Treat yourselves to a New York getaway this season! With winter no longer forcing a retreat indoors, the warmer weather offers possibilities and the chance to indulge in outdoor activities once again, and there’s no better place to do so than the Finger Lakes region. Join us at Idlwilde Inn, situated amongst the lakes and … Read More