Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Geneva

Take a vacation to Geneva and enjoy the area's wineries, opera and history. Renowned for its lake, university setting and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Geneva

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Geneva a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ravines Wine Cellars on Seneca Lake (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Seneca Lake Sprayground (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Ventosa Vineyards (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • White Springs Winery (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Zugibe Vineyards (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Three Brothers Wineries and Estates (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Geneva

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Geneva is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Seneca Lake State Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Sampson State Park (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Cayuga Lake State Park (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Kershaw Park (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)

Transportation to and around Geneva

The nearest airport is in Ithaca, NY (ITH-Tompkins Regional), located 37.5 mi (60.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Geneva?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 433 holiday lettings near Geneva. From 177 Houses to 215 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Geneva for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Geneva?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Geneva. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges: 401 holiday lettings
  • Ventosa Vineyards: 387 holiday lettings
  • Rose Hill Mansion: 379 holiday lettings
  • White Springs Winery: 499 holiday lettings
  • Smith Center for the Arts: 384 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Geneva listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Geneva?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 177 Houses in Geneva. Our other popular types of Geneva holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 215 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 215 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 215 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Geneva?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Geneva. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.