10 Best Glamping Spots In Finger Lakes, New York - Updated 2021

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The Finger Lakes, located in central New York, are 11 elongated and narrow lakes that were created more than 2 million years ago, during the Pleistocene Ice Age. The 11 lakes are beautifully spread across 14 counties in New York and they are now a major tourism and recreational area, well known for their wineries, panoramic views of nature and abundance of wildlife. If you are looking to get the best vacation in the Finger Lakes region, glamping is one of the best choices! You’ll get the chance to embrace a once-in-a-lifetime kind of experience in nature, but still in ultimate comfort. If you are in for your next glamping adventure, read on to find out more! Here is a list of the best glamping spots in Finger Lakes, New York.

1. Yurt with a private patio (from USD 171)

This private yurt in Himrod, right in the heart of the Finger Lakes, is an alluring glamping spot with all the amenities you’ll need for a pleasant vacation. Consisting of the basic amenities, such as a comfortable queen-sized bed, ceiling fan, heater and working electricity, you’re bound to enjoy a good night’s rest here. There is also a private bathroom with an individual stand-up shower in every yurt, so guests don’t have to worry about sharing.

One of the best parts about this yurt has to be its private patio that faces the Plum Point Gully. If you are looking to unwind and relax, you can take a break here with a cup of tea and just immerse yourself in the tranquil surroundings.

Plum Point Lodge - Yurt 4
Himrod, New York, United States
7 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we were pleasantly surprised about the restaurant as we had dinner and breakfast there and neither disappointed
Host:
the staff was extremely accommodating and friendly for our entire stay
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2. Elegant yurt near a beautiful boathouse (from USD 160)

The spacious 10-acre (4-hectare) Yale Manor, located in Finger Lakes Wine Country, is situated on the Cayuga and Seneca Lake Wine trails, just 12 kilometres (7.5 miles) from Geneva, New York. Their beautiful 30-foot (9-metre) yurts are furnished like your own cosy bedroom, giving guests a wonderful home away from home experience. Each yurt is equipped with a full bath, king mattress, heater, as well as a kitchenette for your cooking needs.

The gentle environment of the Yale Manor is surrounded by scenic views of the lakes and surrounding nature. The boathouse is just nearby if guests are looking for a sunset cruise. The Cayuga and Seneca lakes are also home to an abundance of wineries and breweries if guests are interested in some wine tasting during their trip.


Yale Manor B&B & Yurt Glamping

Address: 563 Yale Farm Road

Facilities for disabled guests Golf course (within 3 km) On-site parking Free WiFi Massage Air conditioning CCTV in common areas Garden

3. Spacious yurt with a nice outdoor picnic area (from USD 275)

This property, situated in Trumansburg, New York, is a spacious yurt with domed ceilings that are made of thick vinyl. Besides being able to withstand the more extreme weather, it is also really well insulated. This yurt can comfortably accommodate up to five guests with two bedrooms and fold down futons in the living room area. There is a kitchenette for your cooking needs, as well as a private bathroom equipped with a walk-in shower. It is a great spot for a vacation with your family or a close group of friends, as there is a beautiful outdoor area with picnic tables and barbecue pits.

If you think that is all, you’re wrong! There is a private beach for you to enjoy a walk on the sand without any outside disturbances. This is definitely a great choice if you’re looking for the ultimate glamping experience.

Spacious, airy yurt for glamping in comfort!
3 reviews
cabin 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Host:
they were probably one of the best hosts we have had
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4. Rustic tent in a farmhouse (from USD 273)

The Wisteria is a tent located at a farmhouse property situated in the Brooktondale area of New York and it is a great spot for a couple’s glamping retreat. This non-heated tent comes with linens and bedding to ensure a great night’s rest. Although heaters are not installed in the tent, electric blankets are provided for guests to keep themselves warm during the chilly nights. There is a shared bath with hot water on demand.

Guests will also be able to experience life on a farm with animals that wander around freely. If you are up for a fresh breakfast, you are free to make yourself some with the freshly laid eggs from the hens. For guests who are up for some exploration, the wineries and nearby gorges are only a fifteen-minute drive away.

Scottland Yard Wisteria- Glamping Tent
Brooktondale, New York, United States
112 reviews Superhost
Private room in farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we spent two nights in the tent which is both comfortable and accommodating
10/10 would recommend so beautiful and the tent is incredibly comfortable with so many nice touches
the outdoor kitchen was nice to have especially with the refrigerator
the tent is very comfortable and spacious
Cleanliness:
the tent was clean comfortable and lovely
our tent was big clean and gorgeous
the linens were very clean and the bed was very comfortable
the kitchen bathrooms public resting areas were all clean and beautifully decorated
the kitchen is clean and easy to work in to make a quick breakfast
Host:
andrea was also so helpful
andrea and duane are amazing hosts
she was accommodating and helpful in answering our questions
the hosts are extremely nice and wonderful
andrea was a fantastic host - she gave us great local tips and made us feel at home
Location:
this place was absolute perfection
great location right outside of ithaca
the perfect place to go to get away and be in your own little oasis
such a sweet place to spend a weekend
andrea’s place is a little piece of heaven perfectly positioned for a trip to ithaca and the finger lakes
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5. Beautifully furnished, modern tent (from USD 211)

This fairly new property is located in Burdett, New York. Consisting of a queen bed, beautiful furniture and a writing desk, guests will definitely be able to enjoy their stay in this space. The exclusive balcony is a private space for guests to enjoy some quiet alone time, surrounded by nature. The bathhouses at the property are equipped with private showers and bathrooms with a shared sink area. The outdoor kitchen provides guests with the basic cooking amenities if they’d like to prepare their own food.

Seneca Sol Safari Tent - Willow (King Bed, Futon)
Burdett, New York, United States
77 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in tent 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the continental breakfast spread was very nice (loved the granola ) and the nightly campfire was a nice touch
free continental breakfast campfire trails and grill area to get the full experience
we stayed in the willow tent and were more than comfortable
the other three doors are individual bathrooms with just a toilet & hand sanitizer mounted on the wall
the bathrooms and showers were great amenities and very clean
Cleanliness:
super clean and super friendly
everything is super clean and the bathhouse is beautiful
everything was very comfortable clean and well-appointed
the tent looked great very clean and spacious
the tent was spacious clean and well-appointed
Host:
cameron and christine were great hosts and the site was beautiful
very personable and gracious host
cameron and christine were really lovely hosts
highly recommend the hosts were great with recommendations and we are looking forward to coming back in the future
seneca-sol is worth the trip cameron is very kind and knowledgeable
Location:
it is located in the middle of all the wineries so the location is excellent
awesome location; so much to do and such a fun experience
family friendly clean relaxing and excellent location to all that the finger lakes region has to offer
but overall a fun unique place to stay
if you’re looking for peace and quiet in the woods
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6. Gorgeous, weather-resistant safari tent (from USD 185)

This newly built safari tent in Burdett is built on an elevated wood platform and it is weather resistant. Located in a tranquil, cloistered forest, this property is equipped with a full queen bed, beautiful wood-accented furniture and a writing desk. The shared bathhouse is new, modern and definitely going to provide a luxurious experience to guests. You’ll also be able to do your own cooking with the grill in the outdoor kitchen. Join the daily communal campfire with the other like-minded guests!

Seneca Sol Safari Tent - Oak (queen bed)
Burdett, New York, United States
126 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in tent 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
breakfast and coffee selection was great
great amenities on the property and the tent was spacious with very comfortable beds
coffee with a continental breakfast was perfect in the morning
beautiful breakfast spread in the morning
they provide a nice breakfast with great coffee and start a campfire every night
Cleanliness:
the tent was clean and adorable
the bath house is clean and luxurious
the bathrooms were clean and accessible
the bathroom was spotless and beautifully decorated
the place was very clean
Host:
the host was very accommodating and helpful
hosts were very friendly & warm
the host is so welcoming and helpful
the hosts were very helpful and available
and we were right our hosts were gracious knowledgeable and welcoming
Location:
great location close to watkins glen park
great location near many wineries
perfect location & the coziest campground
lovely secluded location near seneca lake and wineries
location is great a few minutes away from the lake and watkins glen
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7. Rustic yurt in the great outdoors (from USD 95)

This yurt, located in the Waterloo area of New York, is an awesome choice, especially for nature and outdoors lovers. The spacious property consists of a double bed with a large dining area and a kitchen for guests who would like to prepare their own meals. There is a huge bathhouse just a few steps from the yurt.

It is also near parks, museums and wineries. For those who are into shopping, there are also outlets nearby for you to catch some great deals! The hosts also provide complimentary kayak and canoes to their guests, for no extra charge.

Stay in our Yurt....glamping at its finest.
58 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the yurt was clean cozy and had everything we needed
Host:
paula snd john were excellent hosts
john and paula were wonderful hosts
awesome hosts and experience highly recommend staying in the yurt on the beautiful canal
great owners who have lots of knowledge about the area
paula and john are wonderful hosts with an incredible space that they have created to share with people
Location:
great location as well
just wish we had more time to stay in this location
close to the cute little downtown area with bars restaurants and music
a great place to stay and perfect location for enjoying everything around seneca lake
this really is a perfect private place to stay for exploring the finger lakes
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8. Cosy yurt with a skylight (from USD 144)

This cosy space, located in Trumansburg, New York, is situated at Wellspring Forest Farm, snuggled on the edge of the woods. This quiet space is a great option for guests who are looking for a quiet and chill environment. Equipped with one queen bed in the loft and a convertible queen bed futon in the main living area, this property can easily accommodate up to four guests. There is a private bathroom and a changing room, as well!

The fully functioning kitchen is also filled with cookware and basic cooking ingredients. Guests will also be able to enjoy an outdoor cooking session with the gas grill outside. You are also free to pick the fresh herbs just outside the door.

Secluded Cozy Yurt Finger Lakes, Grill & Fire Pit
Trumansburg, New York, United States
172 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Yurt 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed eating breakfast on the deck with the view of the garden
it was very cool at night with the windows open and fan running
the flowers on the table and other sweet touches made it so inviting
we were able to make a fantastic breakfast the next morning and enjoyed it on the sunny deck
my friend and i loved the cozy fun space surrounded in nature with all the comforts of home
Cleanliness:
super clean and comfortable
it was very clean and very cozy
everything was really clean and set up beautifully
everything was clean and private and relaxing
clean and there's everything you need
Host:
elizabeth was a wonderful host and we enjoyed staying on their farm
their two dogs were so adorable and friendly
great place great hosts beautiful farm
the host provided (for purchase) some local sausage and fresh duck eggs and maple syrup
elizabeth was an amazing host friendly and checking up on us and making sure we had everything we needed
Location:
the location was great
super cute i loved the location and the beautiful farm
a great location to venture to either western seneca or eastern cayuga lakes
very relaxing and the location could not be beat for convience to local attractions
wonderful place to take the family to get away from it all
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9. Safari style tents in Water to Wine Glampground (from USD 195)

This glamping spot, located in Rushville, in the Finger Lakes Wine Country, provides guests with safari-style platform tents furnished with queen or king-sized beds. There is an option to add dressed cots if you invite additional guests. Each tent, located around a koi pond, comes with a private picnic area, a barbeque grill, a sustainable solar shower, and a private toilet. All tents have access to paddle boats and clear walking trails. If the weather permits, you can enjoy a community campfire, with Gourmet S'mores boxes, in the evenings. Savor the locally sourced delicious homemade breakfast that is served each morning at the open-air Dining Pavilion. Place your order ahead of time for meal options for two. The meals include a gourmet lunch pail or a weekend dinner basket.

Cana Tent & Breakfast (FLX Glamping for 2+)
Rushville, New York, United States
35 reviews Superhost
Tent 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the s'mores bar and homemade breakfast were excellent touches
the breakfast dinner and s'more kit all were delicious and had special and personal touches
delicious homemade breakfast served in the morning
we slept comfortably in our bed (and cot for our daughter)
Cleanliness:
our area was clean and well maintained
the room was clean and the bed was very comfy
private bathroom and shower was super nice and really clean
the property is beautiful the tents and the yurt are incredibly clean beautifully decorated with very comfortable beds
Host:
our host rainey was fantastic
rainey was an excellent host
rainey and jeff were exceptionally kind genuine and welcoming people
rainey provided all kinds of fun toppings including sprinkles and peanut butter
rainey is a great host and the glamping set-up is lovely
Location:
this place is amazing such a great place to spend time unwinding and relaxing
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10. New, modern tipi in a secluded forest

Located in Burdett, New York, this new tipi is a great find for those who are looking for a luxurious glamping experience. Guests are first required to check-in at their beautiful lounge tent. That is also the where guests get to enjoy a fresh daily breakfast, from 8 am to 10 am.

The tipi is constructed on a wood platform and it is fully equipped with a queen-size bed, furniture and a writing desk. Enjoy the campfire that is lit especially for guests every night! If you want to explore further, the looped nature trail, which takes you about fifteen minutes to complete, is just nearby.

Seneca Sol Tipi - Cypress (Queen Bed)
Burdett, New York, United States
86 reviews
Private room in tipi 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the teepee stayed nice and cool at night breakfast was awesome
the bed was comfortable and the tipi had plenty of space for our items and to move around
they provide a wonderful continental breakfast and a grill area if you want to make your own food
the bed was very comfortable and the space cozy
we had a wonderful stay with our pup charlie despite the rainy weather our tipi stayed dry and comfortable
Cleanliness:
tipi was very clean and cozy
very clean and it was a comfortable nights sleep
clean and extremely well thought out was the theme there
amazing unique clean glamping experience
all the common areas in the bathroom were clean and well lit and a/c'd
Host:
they were hospitable knowledgeable and truly care about their guests
great experience and great hosts
cameron one of the hosts was very welcoming and helpful
cameron and christine are friendly and responsive hosts
breakfast was lovely each morning and our hosts were very helpful with recommendations that were dog-friendly
Location:
great location to explore the finger lakes region
beautiful location and a great experience
beautiful property great location and hosts
awesome place to stay very close to all the vineyards/wineries on seneca lake
there is a cool little brewery very close by (like 5 mins away) that is also pet friendly
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Unwind in the nature of the Finger Lakes

There are just so many things you can do in the Finger Lakes region besides glamping. You’ll definitely get a relaxing and chill vacation here, for sure, as lots of the glamping sites are situated in beautiful nature. Many of them are secluded, quiet places, so you’ll also be able to get some quality alone time! What are you waiting for? It’s time to book yourself a beautiful vacation in one of these gorgeous properties!

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