Destination guide

The tranquil area of Hector awaits your stay

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Hector. This city is relaxing and welcoming, recognized for its lake, island views and restaurants. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Hector

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Hector a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tickle Hill Winery (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Sheldrake Point Seneca Lake Tasting Room (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Penguin Bay Winery (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Red Newt Cellars Winery (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Leidenfrost Vineyards (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Hector

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Hector is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Watkins Glen State Park (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Taughannock Falls State Park (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Connecticut Hill Wildlife Management Area (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Sampson State Park (14.6 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Cayuga Lake (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Keuka Lake (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Hector

The nearest airport is in Ithaca, NY (ITH-Tompkins Regional), located 20 mi (32.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Elmira, NY (ELM-Elmira - Corning Regional), which is 24.9 mi (40 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Hector, NY?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 467 vacation rentals around Hector. From 201 cabin rentals to 201 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a lakefront property in Hector?

Watch the breeze cast ripples out across the water and try to spot native birds. Lakes are some of the most beautiful and peaceful places to escape to. If this sounds like heaven to you, you're in luck. Vrbo has 275 getaway properties near lakes available. Open to more ideas? Vrbo has loads more rental options to explore, including:

  • 193 lake-view vacation rentals.
  • 135 lakeside vacation rentals.
  • 128 water-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Hector?

Say goodbye to standardized, cookie cutter hotel-chain rooms. Our house vacation rentals offer a personal touch — and all the space you could possibly need! There are 206 options currently on Vrbo. Prices start at $150 per night. If that doesn't suit your posse's taste, we've got a range of other property types to pick from, such as:

  • Cottage: 177 vacation homes. Prices start from $115 per night.
  • Cabin: 36 vacation homes. Prices start from $93 per night.
  • Apartment: 18 vacation homes. Prices start from $109 per night.

Can I stay in Hector in a large group?

It can be difficult finding the time to spend with your family and close friends. A getaway is a perfect opportunity to get together. If you were planning to stay under the same roof, Vrbo has options. The leading option for large groups here are cottage vacation homes, and we have 56 currently listed. The lodging options that are suitable for large groups in the area include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we have 236 vacation homes appropriate for that size. Stay a night for as little as $148.
  • Require somewhere for 8 guests? We have 196 that will be perfect. You can get one for as little as $185 per night.
  • Trying to find rentals catering to 10 people? You'll be happy to learn we have 142 that'll be ideal. You can secure one for as little as $223 per night.

You and the squad will be well catered to when you book your Hector travels through us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Hector?

Vrbo has a selection of great economical rentals. Treat everyone to an extravagant night out or hang around a bit longer with all the money you save. Securing a rental in or around Burdett is a great way to avoid breaking the bank. We have 5 options and the average cost is $183 per night.