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Watkins Glen Travel Guide

Watkins Glen, New York is perfectly located for an adventure into the best of the state’s national parks, woodlands, and natural scenery. Nearby Watkins Glen State Park is actually one of the most famous and beloved of the Finger Lakes parks and is a great place for dusting off those hiking boots and treading through the woodland.

Things to Do in Watkins Glen

Those who are not particularly fond of hiking, or who wish to forget about their aches and pains from trekking at the end of the day will be pleased to discover that there are many wineries and vineyards scattered throughout the area that surrounds Watkins Glen. As a matter of fact, the area is located on the much loved Seneca Wine Trail, so whether you are partial to a red or a white vino, there are plenty of places to experiment nearby or to pick up a unique souvenir for those at home.

For hiking options in the area, consider trekking through the famous Watkins Glen State Park past waterfalls and woodlands, or the lesser known but equally beautiful Watkins Glen Gorge Trail and Rainbow Falls. Watkins Glen’s Lakeside Park is a great place to enjoy the peaceful country atmosphere with all the family and prepare a picnic as the little ones play on the playground.

Best Time to Visit Watkins Glen

Spring and fall are the best times for visiting Watkins Glen, as the temperatures are warm enough to be outside for extended periods, yet without being too humid to make walking and trekking an uncomfortable experience.

Cabins in Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen, NY is ideally situated close enough to major cities to be accessible, but far enough away to feel really away from it all. Dust off your hiking boots and set off into the natural wonder that is the Watkins Glen State Park. The park is one of the most popular of the Finger Lakes Parks, and it's not hard to see why.

Seneca Lakes is the largest of the Finger Lakes, and has been promoted as the trout capital of the world. It's not surprising then that people come from all over the world to fish here. If hiking is not for you, there is a huge number of vineyards and tasting rooms in the region, where you can sample some of the best wines made in New York.

Rentals in Watkins Glen are the perfect place for family and friends to relax and unwind after exploring the town and surrounding area. Vacation rentals come in all shapes and sizes, so whether you are looking for a quaint Watkins Glen cabin rental in the woods, or a larger rental closer to town, you'll find it.

Price and Availability in Watkins Glen

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Watkins Glen is in July, while the cheapest month is in December. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Watkins Glen is in the high season in August. Watkins Glen has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Watkins Glen tends to be Thursday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Watkins Glen tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Watkins Glen

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Watkins Glen. The warmest months in Watkins Glen are June and July, when temperatures reach 98 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -9 ˚F. The wettest month in Watkins Glen is August with 9.22 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 1.17 inches of rain.

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