Destination guide

The tranquil area of Hector awaits your stay

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Hector. This city is relaxing and welcoming, recognized for its lake, island views and restaurants. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Hector

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Hector a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tickle Hill Winery (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Sheldrake Point Seneca Lake Tasting Room (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Penguin Bay Winery (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Red Newt Cellars Winery (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Leidenfrost Vineyards (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Hector

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Hector is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Watkins Glen State Park (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Taughannock Falls State Park (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Connecticut Hill Wildlife Management Area (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Sampson State Park (14.6 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Cayuga Lake (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Keuka Lake (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Hector

The nearest airport is in Ithaca, NY (ITH-Tompkins Regional), located 20 mi (32.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Elmira, NY (ELM-Elmira - Corning Regional), which is 24.9 mi (40 km) away.

Where to stay around Hector?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 496 vacation rentals near Hector. From 232 Cottages to 205 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Hector for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Hector?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Hector. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sheldrake Point Seneca Lake Tasting Room: 709 vacation rentals
  • Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards: 738 vacation rentals
  • Bloomer Creek Vineyard: 701 vacation rentals
  • Tickle Hill Winery: 718 vacation rentals
  • Penguin Bay Winery: 713 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Cottages in Hector?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 232 Cottages in Hector. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hector include:

  • Houses: 205 rentals available
  • Cabins: 232 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 232 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Hector?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation rentals with pool available in Hector. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.