Posted on 3/7/2024

How to Plan the Best Multigenerational Family Vacations

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How to Plan the Best Multigenerational Family Vacations

Are you looking to plan the best multigenerational family vacation possible? Look no further than the Finger Lakes region in upstate New York. The Finger Lakes offer everything from gorgeous scenery and outdoor activities to world-class wineries and tasty local cuisine. And what better way to experience all the Finger Lakes has to offer than by renting a beautiful lakeside home for your family?

This blog post will share our top tips for planning the perfect multigenerational family vacation on the Finger Lakes. Need more planning information? Read our vacation guide to read about everything from restaurants to events going on in the region!

Choosing the Right Rental Property

When it comes to planning a multigenerational family vacation, one of the most important factors to consider is your accommodation. After all, you'll want to make sure you have enough space for everyone in your group and that there are plenty of amenities to keep everyone happy.

The good news is that plenty of great rental properties are available in the Finger Lakes region. Whether you're looking for a spacious lakeside home or a cozy cabin in the woods, you're sure to find something that meets your needs. And with so many different properties to choose from, you're sure to find one that also fits your budget.

Once you've found a few potential rental properties that meet your criteria, it's time to start narrowing down your choices. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you compare different properties:

  • Location: Where is the property located? Are you looking for something close to all the action or more secluded? Keep in mind that some of the best Finger Lakes activities (like wine tastings and hiking) require a bit of travel, so you'll want to factor that into your decision.

  • Amenities: What amenities does the property offer? Is there a pool, hot tub, or other recreation areas on-site? Are there any special features that would be perfect for your group (like a game room or large kitchen)?

  • Price: How much does the property cost per night? Is the price within your budget?

Once you've considered all of these factors, you should know which rental property is right for your group. From there, it's just a matter of booking your stay and getting ready for an unforgettable vacation.

Making the Most of Your Time in the Finger Lakes

Now that you've got your accommodation sorted, it's time to start planning how you'll spend your time in the Finger Lakes. Whether you're looking to enjoy the region's stunning scenery or sample its delicious wines, there are plenty of great activities to keep your group busy.

Here are a few of our favorite things to do in the Finger Lakes:

Hiking: With over 100 miles of hiking trails, the Finger Lakes is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. There are trails to suit all levels of ability, so everyone in your group can find something perfect for them.

Wine Tasting: The Finger Lakes region is home to some of the best wineries in New York State. Whether you prefer reds or whites, you're sure to find a wine that you love. And with many wineries offering tours and tastings, you'll be able to learn about the wine-making process while enjoying some of the region's best wines.

Boating: Spend a day out on the water with your family and friends. There are plenty of lakes to choose from, so you're sure to find one that's perfect for your group. And if you don't have your own boat, no worries, there are plenty of places to rent them in the Finger Lakes.


As you can see, there's no shortage of great things to do in the Finger Lakes region. So what are you waiting for? When you book with Finger Lakes Premier Properties, you have peace of mind that your vacation will be perfect from check-in to check-out! Start planning your trip today and get ready for an unforgettable vacation.

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