What: Single Island Shores
Where: Finger Lakes, NY
What makes it special
While concrete jungles have their own beauty, they typically lack the color green. If you’re looking for a little nature time away without the buzz of the city, the Finger Lakes are a perfect quick drive upstate. Single Island Shores offers well-appointed cabin rentals right on Seneca Lake (one of the so-called “fingers”) without charging luxury prices. It’s not the Four Seasons, but let’s face it: you’re going for that #cabinlife. Spend the morning enjoying a hike with serious mountain views and then jump into the lake for a swim. In the afternoon, definitely pay a visit to Wagner Vineyards on the east side of the lake. You’ll be grateful for the breath of fresh air.
In your own words
“Staying at Single Island Shores with my boyfriend brought us back to our summer camp days in the Poconos – full of lake activities, cabin living, and bonfires! Since it’s only a four hour drive from Manhattan, it truly felt like a dream getaway.”
Recommended by: Jackie Miller. A hungry vegetarian always on the lookout for the latest health food spots. Will travel anywhere for her favorite sweetgreen salad!
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photo via Single Island Shores