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Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in the Finger Lakes, USA your home away from home

The Finger Lakes is a vast region of around 9,000 square miles in Upper New York State. It covers an area from Syracuse and Rochester in the north almost down to the Pennsylvania border. The area is centered on a series of eleven thin lakes up to 40 miles (64 km) long, lying north-south like fingers.

Things to Do in the Finger Lakes, New York State

Vacation homes in the Finger Lakes draw many visitors each year to enjoy the region’s natural beauty. It offers a host of activities including hiking, mountain biking, scenic driving, antiquing, climbing and nature spotting. The lakes themselves are popular for sailing, boating, kayaking, jet skiing, swimming and fishing. Anglers and sport fishing enthusiasts will find many prime fishing sites. In the surrounding area the 100+ wineries offer wine tours and tastings of the local produce. The Finger Lakes Cheese Trail offers self-guided tours of the local cheese-making dairy farms.

Places to Visit Around the Finger Lakes, New York State

This beautiful area is steeped in tradition and history and it is well documented in the museums and local landmarks. Visit the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum at Hammondsport and learn about aviation and the “Fastest Man on Earth”. The Mark Twain Study is at the Elmira College Campus and was moved from Quarry Farm where he wrote his well-known adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. The town of Corning has a number of attractions including the Corning Museum of Glass and the Rockwell Museum of Western Art. Visitors can go to the races at the Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack, watch motorsports at the Black Rock Speedway in Dundee or at the Watkins Glen International Speedway at the south end of Seneca Lake.

Weather in the Finger Lakes, New York State

The large expanses of water in these deep lakes help to moderate the climate, preventing early frosts as the lakes release their stored warmth during the fall and winter. Average temperatures in summer reach 27°C (81°F) in July and drop to 0°C (32°F) in January and February with temperatures well below freezing at night and plenty of snowfall. The region has over 30 inches (76 cm) of rain each year which makes it ideal for successful wine growing.

Travel to the Finger Lakes, New York State

The nearest airport to the Finger Lakes area of Upper New York state is Syracuse Hancock International (SYR) Airport, a few miles north east of holiday rentals in the Finger Lakes. The airport is served by Continental, American Eagle, Delta, JetBlue, Northwest and US Airways. Alternatively, Greater Rochester (ROC) Airport is just to the north west of the area. Either way, visitors will need a hire car to explore the area and to reach their chosen holiday home in the Finger Lakes.

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