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Book a vacation rental for your Cayuga County getaway

Experience the unique character of Cayuga County with a stay in a vacation home rental. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Cayuga County

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Cayuga County a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Weedsport Speedway (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Ventosa Vineyards (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
  • Three Brothers Wineries and Estates (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
  • Rosamond Gifford Zoo (21 mi / 33.7 km)
  • Ravines Wine Cellars on Seneca Lake (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
  • Fox Run Vineyards (24.7 mi / 39.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Cayuga County

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Cayuga County is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Emerson Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Owasco Lake (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Cayuga Lake State Park (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Skaneateles Lake (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Otisco Lake (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)

What are the top vacation rentals in Cayuga County?

Whether you're organizing an adventurous break with pals or a romantic getaway with your other half, one of these top vacation rentals in Cayuga County is sure to tempt you:

  • "Over - Water Deck, Sunset Views": This Town of Genoa property comes with 3 bedrooms and is highly rated among guests. Amenities such as an electric kettle and a fireplace help make your stay comfortable.
  • "New Fingerlakes Lakehouse": Stay a week or so at this option in Auburn and take advantage of towels, a barbecue grill and more. It has 3 bedrooms to accommodate your friends and family.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Cayuga County vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in Cayuga County?

You need only set foot in one of Vrbo's tiny house vacation rentals in Cayuga County to realize that good things really do come in tiny packages. Expertly designed to make use of every square inch of space, these pint-sized digs deliver a big vacation experience:

  • Leave the world behind and disappear to "Brockport Gem - - Tiny House". This getaway in Brockport packs plenty of comforts into its compact space, such as cookware, dishware and utensils and an oven.
  • Alternatively, base yourself at "Unique Tiny House With Hot Tub, Sauna And Private Pond". Located in Deerfield, this wee gem comes with coffee and tea making facilities and high-speed internet services.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Cayuga County?

Pick a beautiful log cabin from the many dotted in or around Cayuga County and you'll soon be inside your timber-clad hideaway, vino in hand, lazing in front of a roaring fire. But adventure will be right there on your doorstep too. These cabins offer a great mix of comfort and fun:

  • "A Beautiful, Fully Furnished Log Cabin Overlooking Keuka Lake": This awesome escape is an ideal base if you're an outdoorsy type. Cross-country skiing and kayaking are a number of activities you can do in the area when you're not chilling in your cozy cabin.
  • "Luxurious Log Cabin In Woods On Keuka Lake W Prvt Dock And Lake Front": Spend some time enjoying all the conveniences of this escape. If you can tear yourself away from your comfy digs, windsurfing and mountain biking will get your blood flowing.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Cayuga County?

Whether you're planning a family reunion, a romantic rendezvous or a couple of nights away on your own, we have weekend getaways in Cayuga County to suit your style. Toss some clothes into your overnight bag and stay at one of these popular escapes:

  • "Unique Space - Great View, East Side Sunsets A Plus" - Situated in Portbail Coast, there's loads of wonderful stuff to see and do on the doorstep of this rental. Useful amenities like a nearby waterfront and an iron and ironing board are the cherry on top of the cake!
  • "Beautiful Log Home, Lake Side" - With a stovetop and a fireplace, plus its great location in Auburn, you'll want more than a weekend at this property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Cayuga County?

Forget about booking a run-of-the-mill hotel room and go for one of our studio apartments in Cayuga County. Here's where you can bunk down in your own digs and experience your next vacation destination like a local:

  • Nap, eat, hang out with pals ... Do it all from the compact yet cleverly designed single room space at "Unique Space - Great View, East Side Sunsets A Plus". Located in Barneville-Carteret, nearby museums and free toiletries are among the conveniences here.
  • Start the day with a cup of coffee and a cooked breakfast at "Waterfront Cottage, Large Dock Access". This Auburn studio has all the essentials to make your stay comfortable, including a TV and an ice maker.

Can I find short term rentals in Cayuga County?

Spend a few days in a budget-friendly cabin or ignore your accountant and splurge on a luxury condo. Vrbo has lots of short-term rentals for your getaway in Cayuga County. Check out these options for some inspiration:

  • "Unique Space - Great View, East Side Sunsets A Plus" in Portbail Coast is ideal for a short-term stay. It's within easy reach of the center of town, so you can get out to see all the best sights without having to travel too far.
  • Alternatively, bunk down for day or two at "Beautiful Log Home, Lake Side" and explore the best of Auburn. This property also welcomes short-stay guests and is a top pick if you like to be close to the action.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Cayuga County?

If you really want to woo your someone special, take them somewhere special! Plan a romantic weekend getaway in Cayuga County at one of these hideouts and watch the sparks fly:

  • "Over - Water Deck, Sunset Views" in Town of Genoa will convince you to make romantic weekends away a regular thing. This retreat is full of nice touches, including a fireplace and beauty services.
  • Another attractive option is "New Fingerlakes Lakehouse" in Auburn. Enjoy amenities here including a fireplace and winery tours, as well as each other's company.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Cayuga County?

When it comes to who you take on vacation, we think the more people the merrier. If you're after somewhere with plenty of space to fit your entire crew, one of these large group vacation rentals in Cayuga County will satisfy your needs:

  • "Pet Friendly 6 Beds/6 Ensuite Baths On Main St Short Drive From Village Center": With 6 bedrooms, everyone can join the fun at this popular retreat in Auburn. A firepit and a water park are among the amenities available here.
  • "Stunning Wine Country Lake House": Located in Town of Fleming, this spacious stay has 4 bedrooms and is another popular pick for a get-together with the family. There's plenty to keep guests both entertained and comfortable, including a kitchen and a firepit.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Cayuga County?

Take your pick and hop right in. Here are a couple of exceptional house rentals in Cayuga County where life is better by the pool:

  • Settle into "Beautiful New House 150 M Away From The Beach And Shops - South Exposure", where the first item on your must-do list should be getting acquainted with the pool. This escape is located in Barneville-Carteret and comes with a range of family-friendly amenities, including on-site watersports and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • "Stunning Wine Country Lake House" in Town of Fleming is another popular pick. There's a whole lot to love about this property apart from its pool, such as on-site watersports and a garden.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Cayuga County?

Quality time with the family doesn't happen on its own — it takes love, care and the right setting. Vrbo has your back on the last part. Check out these large family vacation rentals in Cayuga County where fun happens and memories are created:

  • Get the whole crew together under the same roof at "New Fingerlakes Lakehouse". Located in Auburn, this popular property offers 3 bedrooms and amenities including towels and a DVD player. It can sleep up to 8 people.
  • "Beautiful Log Home, Lake Side" in Auburn will also lay out the welcome mat for your group. Accommodating up to 8 guests, this option comes with 3 bedrooms, a balcony and a barbecue grill.

If you want to visit some fun family attractions in Cayuga County, Carpenter Falls is one of the best.

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