7 Great Inns and B&B’s in Watkins Glen
Race weekend in Watkins Glen is an exciting time to visit this Finger Lakes area.
The Beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York is a made up of farms, vineyards and quaint villages where summers bring Friday night stock car races, outdoor concerts and fireworks. Sip a glass of wine at a local winery, try a craft beer at a local micro-brewery, sample some of the region’s delicious artisan cheeses, swim in the crystalline waters of any of the eleven lakes, and enjoy all of the scenic beauty the Finger Lakes has to offer.
Whether you are in town for the NASCAR races at the Watkins Glen International, the Finger Lakes Beer Festival, Seneca Lake Wine and Food, a romantic weekend getaway, an family vacation, a Finger Lakes wedding, or simply as an end to your Sunday drive, there is a charming, warm, inviting Bed and Breakfast waiting to welcome you in to enjoy tastefully decorated comfortable rooms, culinary delights, and inviting views, and local experiences Watkins Glen has to offer.
Echoes of the Glen Bed & Breakfast
Echoes of the Glen B&B
This 1920 English Tudor Style home is in the heart of the village of Watkins Glen, NY. It is located just blocks from the entrance to Watkins Glen State Park, just four miles to the Watkins Glen International race track and within walking distance to downtown restaurants, shops, attractions and Seneca Lake.
The Apex Inn
The Apex Inn Bed and Breakfast is the perfect destination destination for racing enthusiasts. The converted 1847 farmhouse is a race themed, contemporary bed and breakfast. It is the closest B&B to Watkins Glen International (Approx. 1/4 mile). Relax in one of their 3 comfortable, race-themed, modern and spacious rooms, each with their own private bath. Breakfast of fresh brewed coffee, herbal teas and juice, assorted homemade baked goods, fresh fruit, and nutritious cereals is ready by 6:00 a.m. weekdays, so you can get to the track on time. The Apex Inn has a large 50 x 60 race trailer parking lot. Along with a U-shaped driveway for easy in and out access.
The Blackberry Inn B&B
Farm to Table Country Breakfast Daily! The Blackberry Inn B&B in Watkins Glen is an 1830s Greek Revival Farmhouse featuring three guest rooms, a guest living and dining room that is perfect for making new friends, reading or relaxing after a fun filled day of adventure.
Sitting on 2 1/2 acres of park-like grounds and formal gardens, Idlwilde Inn is an 18-room Victorian mansion built with exquisite craftsmanship in 1892. This charming house boasts a meticulously detailed staircase, ornamental ceilings and moldings, nine decorative fireplaces, several sunrooms, a romantic cupola room and a huge breezy wrap-around porch, all overlooking the beauty of Seneca Lake.
Magnolia Place Bed & Breakfast
The truly romantic Magnolia Place Bed & Breakfast overlooking beautiful Seneca Lake in New York’s beautiful Finger Lakes region, has eight comfortable suites, each with its own decor and tasteful style. Guests can relax by the fireplace in the common area with a glass of wine or a cup of tea. Nestled in the heart of some of New York’s finest vineyards and wineries, between the Finger Lakes wine country and beautiful Seneca Lake, it is only minutes from Watkins Glen International Raceway and a short drive from Cornell University.
The Marmalade Cat Bed and Breakfast
At the Marmalade Cat Bed and Breakfast in Watkins Glen, you get a hearty breakfast every morning which includes fresh fruit, eggs or pancakes and bacon, juice and coffee or tea. The location is just a short walk to the Watkins Glen Harbor area as well as shops and restaurants. This B&B is nice and quiet, has a friendly host, comfortable rooms, reasonable rates and delicious breakfast.
Sunset On Seneca Bed & Breakfast
Sunset On Seneca Bed & Breakfast sits on a private lake front on the East side of Seneca Lake in Schuyler County, NY. Enjoy spectacular sunsets across the lake and over the gentle rolling hills that make up New York’s beautiful Finger Lakes region.