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Farm Sanctuary

#6 of 21 things to do in Watkins Glen Features Animals
3150 Aikens Rd, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-9764
+1 607-583-2225 ext. 291
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Beautiful place

Farm Sanctuary is a place that is doing amazing work. It is a place I highly recommend visiting... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2016
Toronto, Canada
Beyond Your Every Expectation

I knew I wanted to take an off-the-beaten path, Fall vacation, and bring my dog, and be around... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2016
Susan W
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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.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good10%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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3150 Aikens Rd, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-9764
+1 607-583-2225 ext. 291
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Farm Sanctuary is a place that is doing amazing work. It is a place I highly recommend visiting. You will enjoy yourself among lots of charming farm animals while also being in a stunningly beautiful retreat. Sonia Faruqi, author of Project Animal Farm

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

I knew I wanted to take an off-the-beaten path, Fall vacation, and bring my dog, and be around animals, and I supported the Farm Sanctuary cause, but I had no idea how wonderful the accommodations would be and how peaceful and memorable the whole experience...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My husband and I stayed with our 2 dogs in one of the pet friendly cabins. The cabin was spacious, clean and cozy. Although our dogs were not permitted on the farm tour (many of the rescued farm animals are stressed around dogs), we were...More

Thank Marian S
Reviewed 16 October 2016

If you love animals and have compassion for them, Farm Sanctuary is already likely known to you. But if you additionally wish to exist briefly among them (literally, stay on the land) AND rest in comfortable, clean, eco accommodations with your own small kitchen and...More

Thank Amelia W
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Very well run tour If you are thinking about going vegan this may urge you on. Up close the with big piggies, goats, sheep, cows, turkeys, chickens. This organization endorses a vegan diet because there are no guarantees that any Farm raised animals are treated...More

Thank askreppen
Reviewed 21 September 2016

My daughter and I came to see the farm after reading about it. We spent the night in Angie's cabin which was roomier than expected and quit nice. The only drawback is there is no plumbing so you must use the bathrooms at the visitor...More

Thank Cville08
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The sanctuary experience was certainly worth the time. There is a 5 minute video before the tour showing the way animals are raised and harvested by big farms & companies. They have exhibits showing the animals' poor living arrangements and pre and post rescue pictures....More

1  Thank kjsteverson
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Over 20+ years I have been well aware of the unfair treatment of farm animals. After taking the rest of the family here, they are all on board with my views. The tour guide was wonderful but the highlight is definitely hearing the stories and...More

Thank city2country
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Staff is really friendly and well informed about factory farming. They will teach you a lot about the subject. The tour is amazing, they take great care of animals. Great visit !

Thank Charlene S
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I appreciated going to Farm Sanctuary because it brings to the forefront about the relation of people to animals. Since it is a sanctuary, you know that Farm Sanctuary is going to speak out against cruelties to animals on the line of ASPCA or PETA...More

1  Thank Paul H
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29 July 2015|
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Response from FarmSanctuary v | Property representative |
Additionally, please note that if you are a B&B guest you can wander around the sanctuary after tours and observe the animals from outside the enclosures. Thank you for asking and we look forward to seeing you soon!
Alicia A
10 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