There are many reasons you travel. Among them, beautiful scenery, the opportunity for spiritual relaxation, and thirst for new historical context are all prominent draws, and all can be found in Auburn, New York. Nestled at the northern tip of Owasco Lake in Central New York's famed Finger Lakes region, Auburn hotels are a great jumping off point to enjoy the oenological bounty of the region. Here, you'll explore the homes of Harriet Tubman and William Seward and have the opportunity to reflect on their unforgettable contributions to the nation.
Once you've checked in to one of the hotels near Auburn, NY, make your way to the Seward House Museum or the Harriet Tubman Home. Wander the grounds and soak in the reality of these places and the feet that trod here before you. How different might the world be, had they not? Contemplate the achievements of these great Americans and take inspiration from them. Certainly Harriet Tubman didn't realize as a young slave the legacy she would ultimately leave behind. Who knows where your own path may lead in future years? Later, use one of our rental cars in Auburn to transport yourself south to one of the wineries on the shores of the Finger Lakes. What could be more restful than enjoying the gentle lap of lake water and an unbeatable view as you sip a glass of famed Finger Lakes Riesling? Don't forget to bring a few bottles back to your choice of hotels in Auburn, NY. There's no better souvenir for friends and family who want to experience a taste of the region you were so lucky to visit.
It's not far from here to the City of Good Neighbors, the onetime home of many other famous Americans, including two presidents. Travelocity will find you great deals on Buffalo hotels for your stay. Perhaps you'll even book a historic hotel and stay in the same room where one of those great Americans passed a night.