- handicap accessible:
We are proud to offer a new way to stay in the Finger Lakes for all travelers. We have designed The Local for your maximum comfort and fun. Relax knowing that we are local experts and we want to make your visit to Upstate New York the best. We have 3 dormitory-style bedrooms, and we can accommodate up to 12 people a night. Book as an individual or rent out the entire facility. Located in beautiful downtown Watkins Glen, The Local is one block south of the world famous Watkins Glen State Park Gorge. The southern tip of Seneca Lake is less than ten minutes north on foot. Take a quick walk to the entrance to the Catherine Valley hiking trail. Start your Finger Lakes Wine Trail excursion from Watkins Glen, when you are done for the day you can walk to restaurants and bars.