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Hibercation is Back

After the crazy holiday season you deserve a  cozy relaxing winter getaway..your deserve what we call a Hibercation!
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Hibercation is one part vacation, one part hibernation and 100 percent good for the soul!.  This is Cayuga County’s fourth annual Hibercation event and we are thrilled to bring you a variety of lodging experiences and various creative retail specials foo help you destress after the crazy, busy holiday season.

It has been scientifically proven that even short vacations can help you feel refreshed and more prepared to handle future stressors. Experts say when you take time away from the stresses of work and daily life, you improve both your physical and mental health. So, after a hectic holiday season take time to refresh, relax and renew-treat yourself and a special someone in your life to a what we like to refer to as a Hibercation. This getaway is bound to be a highlight of  your winter season.

Visit participating businesses between January 15 and March 15, and receive special deals designed to help you Hibercate. Don’t forget to mention Hibercation when booking your stay to receive a special rate and welcome gift.

Check out some of the cozy places to hunker down this winter…

❄Experience your Hibercation in historical downtown Auburn NY at the  newly renovated Hilton Garden Inn. This hotel is just a short walk from local restaurants, historic sites,  boutique shops, and craft breweries. Your cozy stay comes with a complimentary bottle of wine, late check out and a welcome gift. 

The Cozy McKenzie House offers comfort and charm and is beautifully decorated for its name’s sake, featuring Mackenzie Childs decor. You’ll feel right at home! 

❄Is sitting back and watching the sunset or waking up to a stunning sunrise over the water your idea of a relaxing, then Sparbuk on Owasco Lake is the place for you!  This amazing house is located only minutes from downtown Auburn, where you will find many restaurants and amazing breweries to visit. If an outdoor walk by a lake is more your style, Emerson Park is just down the road. 

34 State Historic Luxury Suites provide the convenience of downtown with its village location, along with the elegance and history. Steeped in history and embellished throughout with designer touches, 34 State will satisfy the lodging needs of the most discerning traveler.

Finger Lakes Luxury Lodging rentals are the ideal way to enjoy your vacation in the Finger Lakes to the fullest, they offer plenty of beautiful Finger Lakes rentals, some with amazing lakes views!

Village Inn in Fair Haven was built in 1874, and is one of the oldest homes in Fair Haven. Enjoy a view of Little Sodus Bay and explore the charming village of Fair Haven (with in walking distance) during your hibercation.

Local retail business have also created Hibercation Specials…

Our breweries and shops are also getting in on the cozy, winter vibe, Summerhill Brewery, Prison City Brewery, Regenerations, Long Point Brewery, Reuse Refuge, Sweets by Sarah,  Covet Thrift Emporium, the Equal Rights Heritage Center, Taste of  NY and The Center have all designed specials designed to help you feel pampered during your stay.  

two cans of beer with HIbercation buffalo check design
buffalo check socks and warm cozy blanker

An example of some of the creative ideas our partners came up with for Hibercation is Prison City Brewery who brewed a Hibercaton Beer just for this occasion! Stop in and enjoy this vanilla porter, and while you are there check out some of their award winning brews and enjoy a great meal or appetizer!

For more information, visit: here you will find a full list of partners waiting to help you escape the day-to-day pressures of work and home this winter season.