Did you know that you can bring your child’s favorite toys/blanket and forget the rest?
That’s right, you wont have to pack a high chair, stroller, pack and play, bassinet, changing table. Or any other type of baby equipment that your bundle of joy needs on a daily basis.
Babyquip rentals are here in the Finger Lakes and ready to provide you all your baby essentials and less stress while giving you the best vacation. Now let’s be honest, you have needed this vacation for a very long time now. Repeat, VERY long time. Consider this rental a gift to you and your traveling crew.
No more, playing jenga while packing the car, no more hauling heavy babyquip around, down stairs to the cottage, back up to the car and vice versa. No more complaining about who is carrying which piece to the house. Just grab your bundle of joy and your duffle and head to your vacation rental. Want to know more? Check out the 3 simple steps below.
AND, if you like it that much, check out the grocery delivery service we partner with right here so you don’t even have to go grocery shopping and haul groceries to the house either!
That’s right, a true vacation for the very busy parent you are!
Cleaning and sanitizing is incredibly important and something that both BabyQuip and Finger Lakes Premier Properties takes very seriously. You can learn more about cleaning and sanitizing procedures by clicking here. All items are laundered or cleaned with natural, child-friendly products.
The Finger Lakes is bursting with exciting ways to make your Independence Day crackle — and this summer, we have a wealth of celebrations that will rocket your family to a whole new level of vacation fun. From the Waterfalls to beyond, here’s your guide to patriotic events in the Finger Lakes where you’re guaranteed to have a booming time this Fourth of July! Check out our list below of July 4th Finger Lakes events for 2020.
Conesus Lake – Friday, July 3rd 10:00 pm lake residents set up road flares along the beach for the ring of fire. Free fireworks display at the north end of the lake at dusk.
Branchport Parade at 2:00 pm on July 4th Starts at Camp Good Days, ends at the Finger Lakes Museum ( Old Branchport Elementary School).
Enter your boat into The Boat Parade on July 5th. The parade starts at the Branchport end of the lake on Saturday, July 5th at 8:45 pm – it will head south along the west branch for an hour then cut over to the West Bluff and head back.
Fireworks on Saturday, July 5th at 10:00 pm in Hammondsport.
The Windmill Farm & Craft Market is open from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm on Friday, July 4th.
Don’t miss the Annual St. Luke’s Church Bake Sale from 9:00 am until its all gone on July 4th at the 4 corners in Branchport.
The Fly-in Breakfast – Celebrate the 4th like a local! 2487 Bath Road, CR-17, Penn Yan, NY 14527
Join in on the annual July 4th Fly-in/Drive-In Breakfast at the Penn Yan Airport in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Wine Country. This is one of the longest continuing and largest breakfasts anywhere in the country. Located at the Penn Yan Airport overlooking beautiful Keuka Lake.
Serving from 6:30 am to 11:30 am.
Breakfast – Adults $10, children $5
Scenic airplane and helicopter rides for purchase.
Static airplane displays.
Musical entertainment by the Dundee Steel Drum Band.
Jet Blue Round Trip Airfare Raffle.
For questions please call: (607) 292-6485
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Pack up family & friends and join Americana Vineyards for the biggest party of the summer! Great food, drink, music and fun all day, topped off by a full-blown fireworks finale at 10:00 pm! Admission $5 adults, kids under 13 free!
Click below to browse our selection of Cayuga Lake rentals.
From cozy lakeside cottages in tranquil neighborhoods, to large family reunion rentals situated near community restaurants and attractions. Our vacation rentals in the Finger Lakes can easily feel like a familiar home away from home. Here are the most exciting places in the Finger Lakes to celebrate Independence Day.
Book your July 4th home at the best rate by calling our local vacation planners at (844) 366-6992.
Throughout the year we share some of the best photos taken by our guests. Below are some of the favorite memories our guests created and shared while staying at one of our Finger Lakes vacation rentals in 2019! We especially love when our guests share photos of their vacation fun with our rentals in the pictures. Plan the Perfect 2020 Finger Lakes vacation with the Top 2019 Finger Lakes guest photos below!
Angelica P. – October 10, 2019
” There was a beautiful weeping willow tree in our backyard that made the view of the sunset on the lake 100 times more serene.”
Drive down the quiet cottage community road on your way down to the Seneca Lake shoreline where this cottage sits. Modern updates blend with cottage charm to make Sunset Bay the ultimate setting for your Finger Lakes vacation.
This home has 70 ft. of lake frontage and a dock with partial shade.
Sunset Bay is perfectly situated for a nature walk at nearby Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge. Plus, you’re surrounded by award-winning wineries and breweries!
” For the second year in a row Memory Lane and Keuka Lake where magnificent. The house, the weather, the views, the lake, and oh yea the wine were all perfect. We will be booking Memory Lane again very soon for next year.”
This home has 136 ft. of lake frontage and 8 bedrooms to ensure there is enough room for the entire family play and rest.
Located midway between historical Seneca Falls, and “gorges” Ithaca, The Boat House is the ideal couple’s retreat. Here, comfort meets minimalist, millennial design, from the chic open concept kitchen to the airy loft bedroom.
This is the kind of place you’ll want to return to for anniversaries and honeymoons for years to come. Enjoy an evening of live music and dancing at the nearby Boathouse Beer Garden!
” Great vacation at the Duck In. Fishing, swimming and wonderful wineries and restaurants.”
Vacation in this contemporary lakeside cottage on the west side of beautiful Cayuga Lake. Situated within walking distance of the Boathouse Beer Garden, Toro Winery, and only 2 miles from the Deans Cove Marina. Enjoy a hike at the nearby nature trail offering 1 mile of hiking or biking trails. The Duck-In offers everything you need for that perfect lakeside getaway!
Enjoy taking the non-motorized water craft out for the afternoon, or enjoy your time on the 52 ft dock. Spend the day sunbathing, or fishing and taking in the breathtaking views. Rumor has it you may be able to catch a lake trout right from the dock!
” Our family has made many wonderful summer memories spending a fun week together in the Finger Lakes! So many things to experience in a relaxed and picturesque setting.”
This sizable rental offers 6 bedrooms and an optional guest house with its own entry separate from the rest of the home. You can include the whole family, while still having a space of your own to retreat to.
This cottage sits on the shores of Keuka Lake, only minutes from downtown Penn Yan. Go out for dinner at one of the local favorites the Union Block Italian Bistro then finish with their famous tiramisu.
Plan your Finger Lakes vacation with our local reservation agents! We can help you choose the best house and coordinate all of the little details to ensure your vacation in the Finger Lakes is perfect. Call us today! (855) 391-9334
The Guide to a beerlicious getaway this Fall to celebrate Oktoberfest!
Oktoberfest is a traditional 2 week long festival in Munich, Germany celebrating the marriage of Prince Ludwig and Princess Theresa in 1810. Since then, the festival has grown to include food, music, games, and eventually beer. Also known as the worlds largest folkvest, drawing in 6 million people each year.
Luckily for you, you can enjoy Oktoberfest right in the Finger Lakes. There is no flying involved, language barrier, or 6 million people to deal with and you can enjoy it whenever you want between September and October. Here are some of the best ways to celebrate Oktoberfest in the FLX.
Lucas Vineyards | 22nd Annual German Festival | 9.15.19 | 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
The 22nd Annual German Festival at Lucas Vineyards will feature live music and dance by the Enzian Bavarian Folk Band, traditional German food, award winning Rieslings and Iced wine, beer, wine slushies, animal encounters, polka dancing and lessons, grape stomping, grape pies, and fun contests throughout the day. Don’t miss out on this fan favorite event!
German Festival Contests
– Best Dessert Competition* (2019 category is “German Chocolate Cake”) – Grape Pie Eating Contest – German Fest König (King) & Königin (Queen) Costume Contest
Admission is $8 per person (children 6 and under are free).
Watkins Glen International | Ticket Galaxy Beer Fest | 10.26.19 | 11:00 am
Close out the season in style at Watkins Glen International with the Ticket Galaxy Beer Festival! This event features the best in New York State breweries, distilleries, and cideries, with added entertainment including live music, a corn hole tournament, stein-holding competition, and much more.
Throughout the year we share some of the best photos taken by our guests. Below are some of the favorite memories our guests created and shared while staying at one of our Finger Lakes vacation rentals in 2017!
“The property was lovely. It was up to date and well taken care of. The extras were a nice touch including the doggy bag for our Lucy.”
“Thank you Timber Ridge and Finger Lakes Premier Properties! This was the perfect location for my sisters and girlfriends to spend the weekend together! We are all from different areas including Utica, Rochester, Buffalo, Jamestown and Fredonia. The accommodations and comforts were better than we imagined – not to mention the beautiful aesthetics of the home and the view!! We will be back!”
– Taken by Rebekah B from Jamestown, NY, who stayed at Timber Ridge on Keuka Lake.
“What a great stay at a beautiful location! The dock area is amazing. Definitely the highlight of our trip.”
– Taken by Jeffery W. from Bel Air, LA, who stayed at The Good Life on Canandaigua Lake.
“Best property in our 6 years of renting. Plenty of room for a large group (13) and all kinds of nice amenities. Enjoyed the fire pit on the cliff and the large deck. Ping pong table was utilized often as well as the hammock. Bathroom for every bedroom was very nice.”
“We had an amazing time at Five Gates. The house is beautiful and comfortably fit our family of thirteen. Everything was impeccable and incredibly well appointed with everything you’ll ever need on vacation. Our only regret is not staying for a few more days. We loved it!”
– Taken by Alessandra L from Jersey City, NJ, who stayed at Five Gates on Seneca Lake.
“Had a great vacation. Loved the docks and large deck. The house was very comfortable and well stocked. A little dated but great for our family and dog. Nice yard with 2 large trees to hang out under on a hot day. Surprisingly quiet for being right off the road and near the marina. Very safe area for dogs and children well away from the main road. Great view of the bluff. Nice thunderstorms in the evening. Beautiful lake, clean and warm. We were there in early August. We would definitely love to come back!”
– Taken by Fiona A. from Pepperell, MA, who stayed at Loon Landing on Keuka Lake.
“This house was perfect for our family! It is so beautiful inside. Everything was very clean and well kept. It felt like home. The mattresses were very comfortable, unlike some homes we have stayed at in the past. The kitchen was well stocked and had everything I needed to cook all the meals for the week. There is plenty of outside seating to accommodate all guests. We caught pike, large and smallmouth bass, and a catfish right off the dock. There were 2 kayaks that came with the property. We enjoyed the house so much we are going to book it for the same week next year. This home exceeded our expectations!”
– Taken by Julie G. from Thompsontown, PA, who stayed at Eastern Beauty on Keuka Lake.
Thank you to all of our guests who shared their wonderful photos throughout the year. We always look forward to seeing the smiling faces, sleeping babies, adorable puppies, and unforgettable moments of your vacation in the Finger Lakes!
If you stayed at one of our Finger Lakes vacation rentals in 2017 and have a photo you’d like to enter into our photo contest, click here to join the photo contest by December 31, 2017!