The Driftwood Inn
Bed & Breakfast

offers a gorgeous view up Cayuga Lake from the north shore at Sheldrake, the halfway point on the west side of the lake. Our Bed and Breakfast has great accommodations for an ideal vacation, whether it's a weekend get-away or an extended stay. We enjoy 260 feet of private beach for swimming, boating, and fishing, and our dock extends 100 feet from shore to accommodate all types of lake craft. We also offer 2 kayaks, a 2-person kayak, Paddleboat, and rowboat. All free for guest use during their stay.

The Driftwood Inn Bed and Breakfast is located in the Heart of the Finger Lakes Region of Upstate NY. We are 15 miles North of Ithaca and are conveniently located for Cornell University Commencement or Ithaca College Graduation. Other places of interest include Taughannock Falls State Park, Corning Glass Museum, Women's Rights National Historical Park located in Seneca Falls NY, and the Waterloo Premium Outlet Mall.

Lakeview at the Inn

We are also in the heart of the Cayuga Wine Trail, home of many award-winning wineries. Within walking distance of the Driftwood is Sheldrake Point Vineyard, which enjoys a scenic lakefront location adjacent to a gracious neighborhood of small estates in the heart of the Cayuga Wine Trail. Many of the other area wineries are within easy driving distance of us. When you return from your daily tours, relax on our wrap-around porch, sit back, sip some wine, and enjoy the beautiful sunset.

Anyone who likes to walk or bike will enjoy wandering on the roads along the lake, or exploring the interesting ravines nearby. For golfers we have many challenging courses for you to play, including Seneca Falls, Trumansburg, or Bona Vista.

Aerial View of the House
Night on the Fourth of July
Orchard Lodge
One Bedroom Cottage
Two Bedroom Cottage
Breakfast Nook
The Sitting Room
Sunset at the Inn



Looking forward to another great season here at the Driftwood Inn. Come enjoy all the beautiful things the Finger Lakes Region has to offer! 



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