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Farm Sanctuary

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3150 Aikens Rd, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-9764
+1 607-583-2225 ext. 291
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A Unique Peaceful Place

We stayed in a tiny house and it was great! The animals, the tour, gift shop and breakfast were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Greg4Travel2018
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Love Animals? Come Here!

I live in the area but have never visited this facility. One day on a drive to another town, I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cwat321
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Hammondsport, New York
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This farm offers sanctuary and a home for abused farm animals, and helps to educate Americans about treating animals with respect and compassion.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good8%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“animal lovers” (8 reviews)
“love animals” (8 reviews)
“meat eaters” (4 reviews)
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3150 Aikens Rd, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-9764
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+1 607-583-2225 ext. 291
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a tiny house and it was great! The animals, the tour, gift shop and breakfast were all great as well. There is a state park (Sugar Hill State Forest) just up the road that you can walk to and hike in. We...More

1  Thank Greg4Travel2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live in the area but have never visited this facility. One day on a drive to another town, I turned in! I was immediately taken in by the beauty of the farmland. I walked into the welcome center/store, and asked how to see the...More

1  Thank cwat321
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful scenery and a nice tour of the sanctuary. You can pet most of the animals. My first thought was...if only our elderly would have such a nice place to live and such good care. There are also rooms/cabins to stay overnight. They said a...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I cannot say enough about this place and the fine work they do. We were fortunate enough to stay in one of their "tiny houses" (Turpentine....named after a beloved turkey)...incredible...better than many hotel rooms at the same value. The staff and everyone associated with this...More

1  Thank David B
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I was so excited to find this Sanctuary so close to my vacation stay. I have gone to Seneca Lake numerous times and this is the 2nd year I have stayed on Keuka Lake in Penn Yan. I Googled things to do and found the...More

Thank DancingJohnnyD
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We try to visit once a year Our tour guide was informative & we were able to interact with cows, pigs, chickens, turkeys, and goats. They do a good job making sure visitors are respectful to the animals. This is a wonderful place to visit!

1  Thank Chelsie C
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

Very clean. Not like the smelly factory farms you see. Great being able to interact with the animals.

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

If you are a vegan or vegetarian you will definitely appreciate that these are saved animals from the horrors of the meat industry. If you are a meat eater, you might have your mind changed when you see how pictures of how animals are treated...More

Thank Stan P
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

We stayed at one of the tiny houses and it was very comfortable and convenient to be right on the premises. The experience of meeting and learning about the animals was really enjoyable and unforgettable. We were already vegan, but the visit reinforced the reason...More

2  Thank Hank J
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

We traveled here over Canadian Thanksgiving weekend of 2017. It is a gorgeous location and very scenic drive - especially in the fall. The colours are just gorgeous! The farm itself is huge - obviously very well maintained. From the very beginning you can just...More

4  Thank Kristin O
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aristadrive
30 July 2015|
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Response from FarmSanctuary v | Property representative |
All Bed & Breakfast guests receive a complimentary shelter tour. These tours are held daily at 10 a.m. Guests staying on public tour days are also welcome to join a tour later in the day. Public shelter tours are held every... More
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Alicia A
11 May 2015|
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Response from FarmSanctuary v | Property representative |
Hello. Thank you for your question. There are two lines serving Watkins Glen-area travel Greyhound Bus Lines – Ithaca, NY Greyhound Bus Lines – Geneva, NY Bus Transportation Greyhound 800-231-2222 Shortline... More
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