Top 5 Family Resorts Near Finger Lakes, New York - Updated 2024

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Traveling with the family is fantastic, and while picking a place that everyone will enjoy can be challenging, there are plenty of choices that are fun for both parents and kids alike. One such destination is the Finger Lakes region in New York, which features attractions for the whole family. Sprawling nature spots like Watkins Glen State Park, Buttermilk Falls State Park, and Keuka Lake offer endless opportunities for sightseeing, hiking, cycling, boating, fishing, and even skiing. Plenty of accommodations are tucked amid picture-perfect scenery, providing a natural playground for the brood. These include glamping spots and other vacation rentals in Finger Lakes. The region is also famous for exceptional wineries and breweries. Start planning your getaway to this corner of New York. If you want to have an unforgettable vacation all year, read on for the top family resorts near Finger Lakes, New York.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to family-friendly amenities and activities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 02, 2024.

1. Vinifera Inn (from USD 325)

Vinifera Inn offers smoke-free king and queen rooms that can accommodate up to five guests and come with a cozy fireplace and a flat-screen TV for convenience. You can take advantage of the complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer provided in your en suite bathroom. If you’re feeling hungry, head to the two on-site restaurants to enjoy delicious American dishes with your family. Further, kid-friendly meals are also available for children.

A lovely garden for evening strolls and vending machines for snacks and beverages are available at guests’ disposal.

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Vinifera Inn

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 4069 West Lake Road
36.34 km (22.6 mi) from Emerson Park

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests

2. Shady Shores RV Resort & Campground (from USD 290)

This lovely hotel provides guests with family-friendly rooms that come with a furnished balcony and a fully equipped kitchen. Additionally, temperature control facilities, such as air conditioning and heating, ensure utmost convenience.

You can spend a relaxing day with your loved ones in the picnic area and kids can take advantage of the children’s playground for some fun time. Furthermore, if you’re traveling by your own vehicle, free private parking is available on the premises.

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Shady Shores RV Resort & Campground

9.0 User Rating

Address: 14955 West Bay Road
50.73 km (31.6 mi) from Emerson Park

Parking Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Children's playground Heating Air conditioning

3. Mirbeau Inn and Spa Skaneateles (from USD 582)

Sitting on a serene garden landscape inspired by Claude Monet’s paintings, Mirbeau Inn and Spa is a picture-perfect hideaway that is ideal for all kinds of travelers. When visiting the Finger Lakes region, this family resort offers guests classic comforts, luxe bedrooms, and updated modern amenities, creating a retreat where travelers can relax and rejuvenate. Every guest room features plush furnishings, a fireplace, and an oversized French-style soaking tub. A fantastic spa is found on the premises, while a museum and bikes are available for parents and kids alike. If you’re looking to have fun outdoors, some of the best things to do in Skaneateles are hiking and skiing.

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Mirbeau Inn & Spa - Skaneateles

Wifi Available

Address: 851 W Genesee St
8.98 km (5.6 mi) from Emerson Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

4. Hope Lake Lodge and Indoor Waterpark (from USD 160)

Hope Lake Lodge and Indoor Waterpark offers an action-packed experience. This resort near Finger Lakes, NY, can make families play and splash around for hours in its incredible Cascades Indoor Water Park. Meanwhile, the Outdoor Adventure Center features rope courses and zipline facilities for daredevils of all ages. There are also skiing facilities on the property. You can also spend a day in the Finger Lakes with the family, having a moment together while enjoying the beautiful scenery. For a quick and well-deserved break from the kids, parents can indulge in relaxing treatments at Waterfalls Spa. At the end of the day, the whole brood can cozy up in the room and enjoy indoor entertainment with the suite’s flat-screen TV, DVD player, and free Wi-Fi.

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Hope Lake Lodge & Indoor Waterpark

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 2000 NYS Rt. 392
53.99 km (33.6 mi) from Emerson Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

5. Geneva On The Lake Boutique Resort Hotel (from USD 231)

Families on vacation in Finger Lakes can consider staying at the historic Geneva On The Lake. Take a refreshing dip in the outdoor swimming pool with the brood, or rent a bike for a family ride through the 10-acre (4-hectare) lakeside resort. Whether you stay in one of the 29 suites and studios in the villa or an elegant 2-story townhouse, you can expect beautiful Stickley furniture, Renaissance architecture, and a well-appointed kitchen.

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Geneva On The Lake Boutique Resort Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 1001 Lochland Road
36.48 km (22.7 mi) from Emerson Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km)

Explore a natural oasis in New York with the family

Discover a spectacular natural playground in the Finger Lakes region, the perfect destination for family bonding and much-deserved adventure. Whether you’re planning to explore magnificent state parks or chase waterfalls, the region is a great place for a family trip. There pet-friendly Airbnbs and other Airbnb vacation rentals in Finger Lakes too. For the best stay, book any of these resorts for families near Finger Lakes, New York, now.

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Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.


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Celia Nachura, a freelance writer from the Philippines, consistently seeks fresh encounters, diverse cuisines, thrilling adventures, and compelling narratives in her travels.

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