8 12, 2020

Enjoy the Local Coffee Shops in Geneva, NY

2020-12-08T20:23:09+00:00Best Restaurants in Geneva NY, Fall Getaway Geneva NY, Finger Lakes Activities, Finger Lakes in Winter, Finger Lakes Lodging, Geneva NY, Things to Do in Geneva NY, Things to Do in the Finger Lakes|

Whether it’s winter or summer, every day is a great day to enjoy some of the best coffee shops in Geneva, NY. Each coffee shop is unique from another in what they serve and the cozy atmospheres, and they’re perfect for a morning pick-me-up or a quiet lunch. Some of the best coffee shops in Geneva, NY, are just minutes away from Belhurst Castle, so you can head right from your guest room to get some delicious java to start your day off right. We created a guide to the top three coffee shops in Geneva, NY, so that you [...]

8 12, 2020

Spend an Afternoon Shopping in Geneva, NY

2020-12-08T19:37:48+00:00Finger Lakes Accommodations, Finger Lakes Lodging, Geneva NY, Things to Do in the Finger Lakes|

Shopping in Geneva, NY, is the perfect way to get out of the cold or the heat during your vacation, all while still enjoying the lovely city. Walk, bike, or drive to the various stores in the area to get a taste of Geneva. Each store is completely unique—you won’t find anything quite like them nearby. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or your friends and family, you’re sure to find distinctive gifts for everyone and anyone while shopping in Geneva, NY. The stores listed below are all close to your stay at Belhurst Castle, so you don’t have to travel [...]

7 12, 2020

What to Do During Your Fall Getaway to the Finger Lakes

2020-12-07T20:54:47+00:00Best Restaurants in Geneva NY, Breweries in Geneva NY, Fall Getaway Geneva NY, Finger Lakes Accommodations, Finger Lakes Activities, Finger Lakes Lodging, Geneva NY, Things to Do in Geneva NY, Things to Do in the Finger Lakes, Wineries near Geneva NY|

Fall is an especially beautiful season, with the leaves turning brilliant shades of red, orange, and yellow, while the air shifts from sultry to crisp. Autumn in the Finger Lakes is no exception, which is why it is a wonderful place to go if you’re planning a fall weekend getaway. There are plenty of fall-like things to do that will make your vacation memorable, perfect for families and friends alike. To learn more about what you can do near Belhurst Castle during your fall getaway, continue reading below! The Top 4 Things to Do During Your Fall Getaway Caramel apples, [...]

15 08, 2020

Journey through the Seneca Lake Wine Trail

2020-10-02T22:44:21+00:00Best Restaurants in Geneva NY, Breweries in Geneva NY, Finger Lakes Activities, Finger Lakes Lodging, Geneva NY, Seneca Lake Hotels, Things to Do in Geneva NY, Things to Do in the Finger Lakes, Wineries near Geneva NY|

Wine is delicious year-round, and it always seems to taste better on vacation. On your next trip to the Geneva, NY, area, consider dedicating an afternoon to the Seneca Lake Wine Trail. This wine trail is a true oenophile’s journey, with stops at each unique winery in the area. Whether you want to visit purely for the wine trail and visit all of the wineries or if you just want to spend an afternoon tasting, we created a guide to some of our favorite wineries on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail. All are located near Belhurst Castle. You’re not far [...]

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 [...]

29 04, 2020

A Comprehensive Finger Lakes Hiking Guide

2020-12-07T18:51:04+00:00Finger Lakes Activities, Seneca Lake Hotels, Things to Do in Geneva NY, Things to Do in the Finger Lakes, Waterfalls in the Finger Lakes|

New York’s Finger Lakes span approximately 9,000 square miles, covering nearly six million acres of rolling hills, still lakes, racing creeks, and historic villages. There are many ways to explore this vast, undeniably picturesque landscape, including bicycling, kayaking, boating, birding, or backpacking. However, the preferred method of exploration for guests here at luxurious Belhurst Castle is a good, old-fashioned hiking expedition. It’s no secret that the Finger Lakes hiking scene is dotted with jaw-dropping waterfalls, but don’t overlook this region’s dense forestry, curious wildlife, and long-forgotten railways. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, after all. A 20-Stop Finger [...]

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, [...]

25 11, 2019

The Finger Lakes in Winter: Beauty, Elegance, and Adventure

2020-04-29T12:22:45+00:00Finger Lakes in Winter, Finger Lakes Lodging, Things to Do in Geneva NY, Things to Do in the Finger Lakes, Waterfalls in the Finger Lakes|

We’re on the cusp of yet another snowy holiday season here at Belhurst Castle, the Finger Lakes’ premier romantic lodging option. Belhurst Castle is an idyllic year-round destination for couples searching for an elegant escape and groups of all sizes in need of a sophisticated gathering space alongside peaceful Seneca Lake. Our eye-catching respite, known initially as “Bellehurst,” has played a significant role in Geneva’s history, dating back to the 1730s. It remains today, as it did back then, a genuinely heartwarming, utterly gorgeous winter locale. In fact, visiting the Finger Lakes in winter has become a popular getaway for [...]

14 05, 2019

Things to Do in the Finger Lakes This Summer

2019-11-14T21:17:59+00:00Best Restaurants in Geneva NY, Finger Lakes Activities, Things to Do in the Finger Lakes, Waterfalls in the Finger Lakes, Wineries near Geneva NY|

There is a seemingly never-ending amount of memorable things to do in the Finger Lakes, including adventurous outdoor activities, eclectic shopping, and breathtaking vineyards, near Belhurst Castle, a one-of-a-kind luxury getaway located in Geneva, NY. Spend your afternoons paddling on pristine lakes, relaxing at wineries, and picking berries at countryside farms. You can also swim, fish, and sail in one of our most serene bodies of water as well as hike amid jaw-dropping gorges and waterfalls at a nearby state park such as Watkins Glen, where events range from wine and cheese festivals to NASCAR races. Keep reading to [...]

13 04, 2019

All Aboard! 3 Unique Seneca Lake Boat Tours

2020-04-30T19:30:37+00:00Finger Lakes Accommodations, Finger Lakes Activities, Seneca Lake Hotels, Things to Do in Geneva NY, Things to Do in the Finger Lakes|

With summer rapidly approaching, it’s finally time to turn our attention to summer’s splendor. As the temperatures continue to rise and the Finger Lake wilderness jolts back to life, hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers set their sights on Seneca Lake. On the north end of Seneca Lake lies Geneva, NY, a quintessential harbor town filled with ice cream shops, local wineries, and the prettiest castle in the state. On the lake’s southern reach rests Watkins Glen State Park, a spellbinding natural wonder. We like to think that Geneva (and beautiful Belhurst Castle, for that matter) offers an idyllic blend [...]

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