16 Best Farm Stays in New York

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When many people think of visiting New York, images of the bright lights and constant motion of New York City come to mind. But elsewhere in the state, the days are much calmer and more serene, which you can experience on an authentic farm stay when you book a vacation rental through Airbnb or Vrbo.

Here are some of the best farm stays in the state of New York to start planning your next getaway to the country.

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Five Thirteen House at Six Eighty Cellars, Ovid
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Experience the vineyard life here

Five Thirteen House at Six Eighty Cellars, Ovid

This farm stay is a house with two bedrooms and two bathrooms on a Finger Lakes vineyard. It’s at Six Eighty Cellars and offers lovely views of Cayuga Lake and the surrounding grapevines. The rental includes an open-concept kitchen and living room, as well as an upstairs loft and covered porch with dining space for six people. You’ll be just adjacent to the estate vineyards and have doorstep parking for two vehicles.

Restored 1850 Farmhouse on Winding Country Lane, Delaware County
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Rustic and surrounded by nature

Restored 1850 Farmhouse on Winding Country Lane, Delaware County

You can rent this pet-friendly, 1,800-square-foot farmhouse for your group of up to six people when you’re craving some time in rural New York. This home is on a secluded country road among the forests, fields, gardens, and streams. It is a Greek Revival farmhouse with a gourmet kitchen, sitting rooms, wood-burning stove, three bedrooms, and two bathrooms. Come here for your city escape and enjoy the bliss of seeing stars at night and wildlife during the day. You can find hiking and skiing nearby and also head to Cooperstown and the All Star Village easily from here.

Cozy A-Frame on a Farm, Montgomery
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A unique spot to reconnect with nature

Cozy A-Frame on a Farm, Montgomery

Farm stay experiences are also fun at Kinderhook Farm, which helps you get to know the joys of rural life on a Hudson Valley livestock farm. The farm is surrounded by rolling hills and has been hosting farm adventures for many years. You’ll stay in a rustic and elegant barn with antiques and a full kitchen and bath. Up to four adults and two children can stay here in the two sleeping areas. Each area has a queen-size bed, and there’s a trundle bed for children. The outdoor space has a gas grill, wooden bench swing, hammocks, fire pit, chairs, and picnic table. Sit out here to relax under the wild cherry trees and slow down your pace of life. The host can provide a portable crib and highchair for children.

Farm Stay at Kinderhook Farm, Valatie
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Farm Stay at Kinderhook Farm

Farm Stay at Kinderhook Farm, Valatie

Farm stay experiences are also fun at Kinderhook Farm, which helps you get to know the joys of rural life on a Hudson Valley livestock farm. The farm is surrounded by rolling hills and has been hosting farm adventures for many years. You’ll stay in a rustic and elegant barn with antiques and a full kitchen and bath. Up to four adults and two children can stay here in the two sleeping areas. Each area has a queen-size bed, and there’s a trundle bed for children. The outdoor space has a gas grill, wooden bench swing, hammocks, fire pit, chairs, and picnic table. Sit out here to relax under the wild cherry trees and slow down your pace of life. The host can provide a portable crib and highchair for children.

Iconic Central New York Farmhouse, Owego
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A great farm experience for families

Iconic Central New York Farmhouse, Owego

Here’s a 2,460-square-foot farmhouse that sleeps up to 12 people and has four bedrooms, seven beds, and two bathrooms for your farm vacation. It’s in a peaceful area of the Catskills and comes with a complimentary breakfast gift basket with a two-night stay. The farmhouse now has Wi-Fi and offers a spacious backyard where you can roast s’mores or go out to play in the snow. This is a fun place to be for snowshoeing and sledding on a 300-acre farm. The hosts live in the main farmhouse and encourage guests to meet and mingle with the animals.

Cottage on the Farm, Moreau
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A delightful farm vibe with this cabin

Cottage on the Farm, Moreau

With four bedrooms and two bathrooms, here is an iconic farmhouse in central New York and at Howland Farm. It has three porches, a living room with a fireplace, and a formal dining room. The downstairs area is accessible for people with disabilities. Other features of the home are the full kitchen, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, and lovely views out over the 200-acre farm. The host lives in an apartment off the back of the house in case you need anything. Pets are welcome to join you here.

Unique FarmStay Experience in The Catskills, Durham
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A truly peaceful area of the Catskills

Unique FarmStay Experience in The Catskills, Durham

Located 15 minutes from Hudson, this guest house is on a quiet country road on a 120-acre farm. It accommodates four guests and has two bedrooms, one bathroom, a kitchen, and high-speed internet. The home is decorated with art and vintage pieces and was originally built in the 1940s. You can hike around the 80 wooded acres, dip into the spring-fed pond, and see the sheep and chickens on the farm while staying here. This is a pet-friendly vacation rental.

Country Farm Retreat, LaFayette
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Country Farm Retreat, LaFayette

Country Farm Retreat, LaFayette

Big groups of up to 11 people can stay at this vacation rental property that is a farm stay and quiet guest house. It has two bedrooms plus air mattresses, couches, and sofa beds for extra guests. You’ll be on a 23-acre property that offers scenic views, wildlife, streams, ponds, and hills, so you can spend your days hiking, boating, fishing, and swimming. Although you’ll be out in the country, you’re also within 15 minutes of downtown Syracuse. There are free-range chickens on the property and all sorts of wildlife around. The host has an ATV and snowmobile available to rent and also honeybee hive tours and a private shooting range.

Tutti Farm’s 1847 Farmhouse, Grafton
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Tutti Farm’s 1847 Farmhouse

Tutti Farm’s 1847 Farmhouse, Grafton

Big groups of up to 11 people can stay at this vacation rental property that is a farm stay and quiet guest house. It has two bedrooms plus air mattresses, couches, and sofa beds for extra guests. You’ll be on a 23-acre property that offers scenic views, wildlife, streams, ponds, and hills, so you can spend your days hiking, boating, fishing, and swimming. Although you’ll be out in the country, you’re also within 15 minutes of downtown Syracuse. There are free-range chickens on the property and all sorts of wildlife around. The host has an ATV and snowmobile available to rent and also honeybee hive tours and a private shooting range.

Private Barn 110 Acres, Argyle
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Private Barn 110 Acres

Private Barn 110 Acres, Argyle

Have all the comforts of home out in nature with a stay at this Airbnb in the northern part of the Hudson Valley. This farm stay is at Fernbrook Farm and has lots of animals and nature experiences to enjoy. The home is also stocked with many conveniences, such as a full kitchen, smart TV, wood stove, internet, and hot tub. This rental is a private space that is below the host’s main house.

Valley View Farm Retreat, Beaver Dams
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Great views with modern comforts

Valley View Farm Retreat, Beaver Dams

Eight people can book this Airbnb farm stay and enjoy breathtaking views and easy access to lots of local attractions. You’ll be renting this entire house, which comes with a gourmet kitchen, front porch, rear deck, large pool, hot tub, and fireplace. You can see the herd of animals living here but cannot go into the pasture out with the animals. Nearby things to see are the Old Stone Fort, Howe’s Caverns, Secret Caverns, Farmers Museum, and the Baseball Hall of Fame. This is a pet-friendly rental so you can bring your pup along.

Charming Farm House, 85 Miles North of NYC, Ulster County
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A well-appointed space for your vacation

Charming Farm House, 85 Miles North of NYC, Ulster County

Two travelers can stay in this barn with modern comforts when they want to be on a New York farm. The home has Amish-made cabinets, a stocked kitchen, and sheets and towels provided. You’ll be in the country but just 15 minutes from Corning and Watkins Glen when you stay here. Arrange with the host to meet the goats or help out with the morning or evening chores if you like. Since this is a working farm, you will hear noise during business hours.

Artist Guest House & Farm Stay on 120 Acres, Craryville
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Cozy and peaceful regardless of the weather

Artist Guest House & Farm Stay on 120 Acres, Craryville

Dave’s Milk Barn is a renovated milk barn on a working farm that sleeps three people. It dates back to a dairy farm in the 1940s and has sleeping lofts that require climbing stairs. The home also offers a kitchen, living room, wood stove, bathroom, and running water. Book this Airbnb when you’re looking for an adventure and not just a place to sleep. There is Wi-Fi access onsite for guests, and pets are welcome at this vacation rental.

Relaxing Forest Escape with Loving Animals, Ancram
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Animal lovers really enjoy it here

Relaxing Forest Escape with Loving Animals, Ancram

Have all the comforts of home out in nature with a stay at this Airbnb in the northern part of the Hudson Valley. This farm stay is at Fernbrook Farm and has lots of animals and nature experiences to enjoy. The home is also stocked with many conveniences, such as a full kitchen, smart TV, wood stove, internet, and hot tub. This rental is a private space that is below the host’s main house.

Dave's Milk Barn, High Falls
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A renovated milk barn with lots of character

Dave's Milk Barn, High Falls

Enjoy the farm life on 44 acres of land without venturing too far from NYC. This 1,000-square-foot farmhouse has two bedrooms and one bathroom to accommodate six people. You’ll enjoy walking through the woods and meadows to see the statues and sculptures. The location is also just a short drive from Woodstock, the Storm King Art Center, and Dia Beacon. There are free-range chickens onsite.

Swarty’s Farmhouse Retreat, Richmondville
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A retreat close to lots of things to see and do

Swarty’s Farmhouse Retreat, Richmondville

Eight people can book this Airbnb farm stay and enjoy breathtaking views and easy access to lots of local attractions. You’ll be renting this entire house, which comes with a gourmet kitchen, front porch, rear deck, large pool, hot tub, and fireplace. You can see the herd of animals living here but cannot go into the pasture out with the animals. Nearby things to see are the Old Stone Fort, Howe’s Caverns, Secret Caverns, Farmers Museum, and the Baseball Hall of Fame. This is a pet-friendly rental so you can bring your pup along.

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