No matter where you start your drive, the roads that lead to Tioga County, N.Y. are scenic and easy to travel. If you’re ready for a road trip, it’s the perfect place to get away for a night or a long weekend, with plenty to see and do along the way and when you arrive. 

The inns and cottages in Tioga County county are comfortable and full of character. Guests can expect friendly, attentive hosts and will enjoy the charms of small-town America and the beauty of the rural countryside. Explore quaint villages with shopping and dining or take in the views as you stroll along the Susquehanna River and travel through hills, farmland and forests. Located in the Southern Finger Lakes region on the border of Pennsylvania, Tioga County is home to Tioga Downs Casino and on the way to wine trails, lakes and other area attractions. It’s an affordable and fun place to stay on your journey through the Finger Lakes. 

fall fun

Fall is the perfect time to visit Tioga County for those who enjoy the outdoors, harvest season and country drives. Take in the bright leaves of autumn as you drive through the countryside to find the perfect pumpkin, get lost in a corn maze, indulge in the tastes of fall or take the kids the pumpkin farm. Learn more here.  

village of owego

The Pumpelly House B&B

Nestled among historic homes on Front Street, The Pumpelly House B&B was once owned by one of the most prominent families in Owego and has four rooms with flat screen TVs, WiFi, private bathrooms and complimentary breakfast. The Pumpelly also hosts wedding and events in their carriage house on the banks of the Susquehanna River. Rooms start at $105 per night. Book Online

1867 Parkview Inn

The 1867 Parkview Inn is the oldest operating business in the Village and has 14 rooms (including suites and kitchenettes), flat screen TVs, WiFi, private bathrooms and complimentary breakfast at the Dugan House Restaurant and Pub on the first floor. Enjoy the second-floor deck overlooking Draper Park and the Susquehanna River. Pet-friendly rooms available. Rooms start at $125 per night. Book Online

The Belva Lockwood Inn

The Belva Lockwood Inn is named after the first woman to run for President of the United States twice in the 1800’s, before women could even vote. Lockwood ran a female seminary on the site where the Inn now stands. The inn has five rooms with private bathrooms, flat scree TVs, WiFi and a complimentary picnic-basket breakfast. Rooms start at $189 per night. Book Online

country inns

Howland Farm

In Northern Tioga between Owego and Ithaca on a scenic, quiet country road, Howland Farm is a whole guest house available for rent with three bedrooms and a kitchen. You can hike the land, enjoy the expansive lawn and fishing stream, watch birds and sit around the fire pit at night. Howland Farm is known for being clean and comfortable and also hosts wedding and events. $270 per night for the whole house. Book Now

A Slice of Home B&B and Country Cottage

A Slice of Home is a cozy country get-away in Norther Tioga County on the way to Ithaca and Watking Glen in Spencer, N.Y. It has four rooms with private baths and a private cottage that sleeps six. Rooms start at $110 per night with discounts for certain days of the week, seasons and multiple night stays. Check availability online here.

Apple Ridge B&B

Apple Ridge B&B is a beautifully restored 1852 B&B with four rooms, each with a private bathroom, flat screen TV, WiFi and a complimentary breakfast that can be enjoyed in the dining room or on one of the two porches. Take a swim in the heated pool, relax in the gazebo or enjoy a book from the library in front of a cozy. Apple Ridge is conveniently located near the Village of Waverly, Tioga Downs Casino and the Finger Lakes. Learn more here.

Fainting Goat Island Inn

Fainting Goat Island Inn is a restored former railroad hotel that has four rooms with private baths with distinct decor. It’s located just of I86 near Tioga Downs Casino and on the way to the Finger Lakes, wine trails and other regional attractions. Take in views of the Susquehanna River, relax in the gazebo, enjoy to flower gardens and meet the Fainting Goats, ducks and the potbellied pig that live on the grounds. Rooms are $110 per night. Book online

The Elegant Lady B&B

Elegant Lady B&B is a beautifully restored Victorian building that lives up to its name with refined, detailed decor that speaks to a different time. Each of the four rooms has a refrigerator, cable TV, WiFi and a private bathroom. Located near Tioga Downs Casino in the Village of Nichols, it is just of I86 on the way to Finger Lakes attractions. A complimentary full breakfast is served on antique china. Rooms start at $89 per night. Learn more here.

Small Graces at Forget Me Not Farm

Small Graces is a tiny-home cottage ethically built with re-purposed and local materials that accommodates two guests. Tucked in the woods on Forget Me Not Farm, it is the perfect place to unplug and relax in nature. The cottage has a loft bedroom, composting toilet, kitchen and sitting area. There is an outdoor spa where you can nourish your body with all natural health and beauty products made right there on the farm by the Whitmore family. A breakfast made with local, organic ingredients is delivered to your door. The cottage is $120 per night. Book online.


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