Destination guide

The rustic area of Spencer awaits your stay

The countryside and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Spencer. This city's local tours, university setting and restaurants attract many visitors, as does its relaxing and welcoming location. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Spencer

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Spencer a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ithaca Beer Company (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Six Mile Creek Vineyard (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Puddledockers (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • EcoVillage at Ithaca (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Newman Municipal Golf Course (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Sapsucker Woods Sanctuary (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Spencer

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Spencer is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waterman Conservation Education Center (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)
  • Nichols Park (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Robert H. Treman State Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Buttermilk Falls State Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Connecticut Hill Wildlife Management Area (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Dewitt Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Spencer

Fly into Ithaca, NY (ITH-Tompkins Regional), the closest airport, located 17.1 mi (27.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Elmira, NY (ELM-Elmira - Corning Regional), which is 21.7 mi (34.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Spencer?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 99 holiday lettings around Spencer. From 56 houses to 16 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Spencer?

Nothing comes close to the refreshing silence of rural living. No rumbling traffic or car alarms blaring. Just you and the quiet serenity of the countryside! HomeAway has 26 rural getaway rentals in this destination. Open to other ideas? HomeAway has plenty of other rental options to check out, including:

  • 13 lake-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 12 shore-front holiday accommodation options.
  • 12 city-centre holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Spencer?

Instead of booking a boring, cookie-cutter hotel room this holiday, you could go for an entire house. You'll feel like you're part of the neighbourhood in no time! There are 56 houses available on HomeAway. Prices begin at £54 per night. Or maybe you'd rather try one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Apartment: 16 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £77 per night.
  • Hotel: 15 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £58 per night.
  • Cottage: 10 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £101 per night.

Can I stay in Spencer in a large group?

There's nothing quite like being somewhere completely new with your friends and loved ones. And the great news is HomeAway has some options suitable for large groups. Why not take a look at the 17 house holiday rentals available here? They're the most popular option for large groups of visitors. Around the area, the rental properties that can house bigger groups include:

  • Are you searching for places that can sleep 6 guests? We have 35 that will suit. The prices start from £154 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your crew, you'll be thrilled to hear that there are 18 rental properties that are ideal. You can book one for as little as £133 a night.
  • Travelling with a group of 5? We've got 16 rental properties that match your requirements. Prices start from £179 a night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your aunt, your grandpa and all your pals to Spencer.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Spencer?

Those cramped hotel rooms are no place to spend your precious holiday moments! Discover our economical holiday rentals today and ensure everyone in your crew has room to move. You can always bank on there being an irresistible deal waiting for you in Collegetown. With 3 holiday rentals available at an average price of £148 a night, staying in this popular area is sure to get your trip off to a flying start!