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How to Make the Most of the Fleeting Fall Weather

Oct. 13 2021 | Outdoor

The air is turning crisp and the leaves are turning shades of red and gold, which means another perfect Finger Lakes fall has arrived. The Lake House offers the perfect cozy getaway, and puts you in easy reach of quintessential autumn activities like apple picking, pumpkin patch visits, and cider tastings. Here’s some of our favorite local stops put on your must-do list, before coming back to the Lake House to curl up in front of the fire or relax with a spa treatment.

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Local Wineries Worth a Visit

Sep. 14 2021 | Culinary

One of the most renowned wine regions in America, the Finger Lakes’ climate and elevation is particularly well suited to German-style wines, imbued with their own particular terroir. There’s arguably no better way to spend an afternoon exploring the picturesque local vineyards, many of which offer stunning views of the lake and surrounding foliage. Here’s a few of our favorite places for a tasting, all just a short drive from The Lake House.

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Inside the Holistic Approach of the Willowbrook Spa

Aug. 25 2021 | Wellness

Like so many aspects of The Lake House, the Willowbrook Spa is a product of its environment, meant to highlight the natural beauty of the Finger Lakes and welcome locals and new visitors alike to experience the restorative powers of lake life. In practice, that means a dedicated spa garden featuring native plants, unique barrel saunas perched on the brook, and a combination of herbal and high-tech treatments. Read on for more details as Willowbrook Spa Director Victoria Lindsey, a massage therapist with years of expertise guiding luxury spas, shares the elements she’s most excited about.

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Putting the Planet First

Apr. 22 2021 | Sustainability

Every iteration of The Lake House, from the very beginning, was created out of a deep respect for the local landscape, and a desire to make the most of the natural beauty of the Finger Lakes. Like so many others, we’re constantly learning about best practices when it comes to lessening our impact on the environment, and investing in new and innovative ways to provide a luxe, holistic guest experience while using responsible practices. To us, sustainability and luxury aren’t mutually exclusive—in fact, they’re perfect partners. Here’s a few of the bigger picture ways The Lake House honors our environment.

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Spend a Day on the Slopes with Neon Wave

Mar. 12 2021 | Outdoor

Making the most of the Finger Lakes’ natural beauty is at the heart of everything we do at The Lake House—even when the temps drop below freezing and snow piles up on our doorstep. There’s always plenty of winter adventures to be had, and we’ve partnered with local surf and snow-inspired fashion and lifestyle shop Neon Wave to create the perfect Lake House winter day.

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