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15 07, 2020

Bring Your Family to an Ice Cream Shop in Geneva, NY

2020-09-15T20:22:03+00:00Finger Lakes Accommodations, Finger Lakes Activities, Finger Lakes Lodging, Geneva NY, Things to Do in Geneva NY|

Geneva, NY, is home to some fabulous ice cream shops - and who doesn’t love ice cream on a hot summer day? If you’re out and about fishing, boating, or shopping, ice cream will be the perfect sweet treat for you and your family before heading back to Belhurst Castle, just a few minutes away from all of the best ice cream shops in Geneva, NY.  The 2 Best Ice Cream Shops in Geneva, NY There are several ice cream shops in the Geneva area, but we want to tell you about the two very best ice cream shops around. [...]

1 06, 2020

Go Fishing in the Finger Lakes

2020-09-01T20:01:56+00:00Finger Lakes Accommodations, Finger Lakes Activities, Things to Do in Geneva NY, Things to Do in the Finger Lakes, Wineries near Geneva NY|

The Finger Lakes are unique and beautiful lakes located in New York. Whether you want to go fishing in the Finger Lakes while your wife is at the spa, or make a whole family day out of it, New York is the perfect place to vacation! A Finger Lakes Fishing Guide The eleven glacially formed Finger Lakes are located in central and western New York are home to some wonderful fishing, with bold cold and warm water fish. Fish from the shore with a bobber or go deep trolling from a boat, we promise that your afternoon of fishing will [...]

24 05, 2020

Plan the Best Romantic Getaway in Upstate New York

2020-08-24T18:55:05+00:00Best Restaurants in Geneva NY, Finger Lakes Accommodations, Finger Lakes Lodging, Seneca Lake Hotels, Wedding Venues in Geneva NY, Wineries near Geneva NY|

When you think of New York, you may think of the busy hustle and bustle of New York City - the city that never sleeps. Though New York City has one of the most unique atmospheres in the country, you may not get the quiet and quality time with your significant other staying in the city. However, when you plan a romantic getaway in Upstate New York, you’ll find a peaceful, romantic, hushed setting. There is one place in particular that will guarantee the best romantic getaway in Upstate New York - Belhurst Castle. The Best Romantic Getaway in Upstate [...]

30 01, 2020

Valentine’s Day Getaway Near Me: Belhurst Castle

2020-04-29T12:21:45+00:00Best Restaurants in Geneva NY, Finger Lakes Accommodations, Finger Lakes in Winter, Things to Do in the Finger Lakes, Wineries near Geneva NY|

We’re less than three weeks away from the most romantic holiday of the year: Valentine’s Day. Every February, the “Month of Love” provides a heartfelt excuse to celebrate your sweetheart via chocolate, wine, fine dining, and an ultra-romantic gesture or two. But nothing says “I love you” more than a romantic getaway into the heart of the Finger Lakes. Thankfully, Valentine’s Day lands on a Friday this year, so we’re expecting a truly special celebration here at Belhurst Castle in Geneva, NY. With a variety of luxurious packages, specialty spa treatments, and, of course, the best gourmet cuisine in town, [...]

23 12, 2019

Winter Wedding Venues in Geneva, NY: A Belhurst Fairytale

2020-04-29T12:22:20+00:00Finger Lakes Accommodations, Finger Lakes in Winter, Seneca Lake Hotels, Wedding Venues in Geneva NY, Wineries near Geneva NY|

We’re on the cusp of yet another festive holiday season at Belhurst Castle. Not only is Christmas (and New Year’s Eve, for that matter) a time for celebration and reflection, but it’s also widely referred to as the “most popular day to get engaged.” After all, what’s more romantic than embracing each other underneath falling snowflakes on an early 18th-century estate? Yes, our historic castle and winery is an idyllic destination for a romantic getaway, honeymoon, or engagement, but we’re also proud to be one of the premier winter wedding venues in Geneva, NY. 10 Reasons to Tie the Knot [...]

14 10, 2019

A Magical Weekend in Historic Geneva, NY

2019-11-14T20:30:54+00:00Best Restaurants in Geneva NY, Breweries in Geneva NY, Finger Lakes Accommodations, Geneva NY, Wineries near Geneva NY|

In the heart of New York’s scenic Finger Lakes region rests a historic, charming, and picturesque city along the northern rim of Seneca Lake: Geneva, NY. Most travelers visit Geneva, NY, to sample award-winning wine, learn about the area’s absorbing history, and bask in Belhurst Castle’s old-world romance. And, while Belhurst Castle has a top-reviewed winery, expanding brewery, dazzling spa, and two casual yet sophisticated restaurants, a brief visit to downtown Geneva, NY, should be your itinerary. 10 Can’t-Miss Stops in Geneva, NY Whether you’re visiting the Finger Lakes for a long-awaited honeymoon, spontaneous romantic getaway, or group retreat, [...]

14 09, 2019

The Top 3 Finger Lakes Wine Tours

2019-11-14T20:42:04+00:00Best Restaurants in Geneva NY, Finger Lakes Accommodations, Geneva NY, Wineries near Geneva NY|

As we approach autumn’s arrival, Belhurst Castle will welcome hundreds of guests to our award-winning Finger Lakes estate who are hoping to visit the top-reviewed Seneca Lake wineries before the temperatures begin to dip. The Seneca Lake wine trail, which features nearly three dozen New York vineyards, is a popular destination for connoisseurs and beginners alike. This awe-inspiring region is known for its spectacular Finger Lakes wine tours, many of which provide tasting flights, history lessons, and a behind-the-scenes look into the vinification process. Best Finger Lakes Wine Tours near Geneva, NY To ensure that your next well-deserved escape [...]

14 08, 2019

Self-Guided Geneva Brewery Tour

2019-11-14T20:51:19+00:00Best Restaurants in Geneva NY, Breweries in Geneva NY, Finger Lakes Accommodations, Geneva NY, Seneca Lake Hotels|

While New York’s Finger Lakes region has become synonymous with “world-class wine country,” the nation’s rising craft beer scene has officially arrived here in beautiful Geneva, NY. In fact, several of the most popular Seneca Lake breweries are just a short jaunt from Belhurst Castle. Despite the fact that we were recently named a “World’s Best Wine Hotel” by Wine Enthusiast, the savvy, ultra-talented staff at Belhurst Castle knew that the recent uptick in brewing popularity is not just a fad—craft beer is here to stay. Thus, we introduced Mabel's Oat Soda Co., the newest Geneva brewery. The Top [...]

14 07, 2019

The Best Waterfalls in the Finger Lakes

2019-11-14T21:02:21+00:00Finger Lakes Accommodations, Geneva NY, Seneca Lake Hotels, Waterfalls in the Finger Lakes, Wineries near Geneva NY|

There are dozens of jaw-dropping waterfalls scattered throughout New York’s Finger Lakes. In fact, “waterfalling” is one of the most popular activities in this beautiful region aside from vineyard tours, grape pie tastings, and casual dining. We’ve compiled a handy list of our four favorite waterfalls in the Finger Lakes, based on personal experience and customer feedback. These Western New York waterfalls range in size, quantity, and accessibility. Occasionally, the scenic adventure to the waterfall is just as much fun as the final payoff. The ideal place to start and finish your adventurous day-trip is Belhurst Castle, a one-of-a-kind [...]

14 06, 2019

Splash into Summer with These Finger Lakes Activities

2019-11-14T21:11:14+00:00Best Restaurants in Geneva NY, Finger Lakes Accommodations, Finger Lakes Activities, Geneva NY, Seneca Lake Hotels|

Summer is finally here to stay at Belhurst Castle, a one-of-a-kind romantic getaway located in New York’s jaw-dropping Finger Lakes. The Finger Lakes region is known for its vineyards, waterfalls, hiking trails, and fall foliage, but several water-based adventures will help you beat the heat this summer. Our luxurious waterfront castle is a short drive from all of the top-rated Finger Lakes activities, such as kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, and windsurfing. Whether you’re hoping to board a relaxing cruise ship, paddle along Canandaigua Lake, or splash inside a nearby waterpark, you’ll quickly discover the allure of a midsummer water-filled escape [...]