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Finger Lakes-Where to Stay with Teens

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Philadelphia
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Finger Lakes-Where to Stay with Teens

Family of four (with 2 teen girls) considering a week stay in the Finger Lakes area in August.

Looking for advice on where to stay. Would prefer a place with access to swimming, boating and fishing on the property. Not looking for quaint B&Bs nor fancy resorts. Looking for area that is central to attractions & things to do.

Have looked at Silver Strand at Sheldrake in Ovid, on the western shore of Cayuga Lake. Any opinions? Is it too remote?

All suggestions welcomed.

Syracuse, New York
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1. Re: Finger Lakes-Where to Stay with Teens

rocknroll52,

Have you checked out the website for Ithaca?

http://www.visitithaca.com/

In my opinion, there is more to do in Ithaca with teens. And I feel Ovid is a bit remote. The site above has a pretty good accommodation listing. Are you looking for lakeside property to rent? If so, locals may respond with other sources/websites.

Ithaca has good shopping, great restaurants, beautiful state parks and trails, some museums.

You might also want to take a look at Ithaca Times for an idea as to local entertainment

http://ithacatimes.com/

Philadelphia
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2. Re: Finger Lakes-Where to Stay with Teens

Ithaca looks very nice, and it would be great to find a lakeside property to rent; in fact that would seem ideal...are there local rental agencies you recommend?

Syracuse, New York
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3. Re: Finger Lakes-Where to Stay with Teens

I'm afraid I know of none. Someone more local may respond.

Here's another link with potential:

vrbo.com/vacation-rentals/…ithaca

4. Re: Finger Lakes-Where to Stay with Teens

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