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Friendly and inviting.

All the Finger Lakes are beautiful. Skaneateles locals were surprisingly friendly asking where we... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Attica, New York

I stopped by why driving through the area, and the town and lake were just beautiful. There was a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sheryl B
Bethesda, Maryland
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This clean, serene lake is the easternmost of New York's Finger Lakes.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Skaneateles, NY
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Reviewed 5 days ago

All the Finger Lakes are beautiful. Skaneateles locals were surprisingly friendly asking where we were from, what we were celebrating and offering recommendations for places to eat and drink. Very welcoming.

Thank pastorbob14011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped by why driving through the area, and the town and lake were just beautiful. There was a large public parking lot with cheap parking just a block away from the lake. There is a nice pier to walk out on, and there is...More

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the boat tour of the lake. There are two tours. One is the mail boat in the summer. It goes around the whole lake, a three hour tour. The more popular one is about 45 minutes which hits the high points. One thing...More

Thank johnnyv316
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to take the boat ride for a day cruise on Skaneateles Lake and were not disappointed. The captain took us five miles into the lake and we got to see all the million dollar homes on the water. You can also see the...More

Thank DannyWasserman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Relaxing lakeside experience.wonderful walking areas and very unique shopping. Stores ar located in a central part of tow so walking distance to all of them was very easy.

Thank bacovino
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely town. Beautiful lake. We enjoyed our visit. Lots to do. Worth the trip. I highly recommend it.

Thank Ben Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wonderful village to walk around with nice stores to visit and wonderful restaurants to choose from.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed looking at the lake! I liked watching the boats. One little store had a beautiful window to see out and we walked the dock.

Thank Bobbie M
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Spent the day here walking around, eating, and swimming. For non residents it is 5.00 to swim. Nice large swimming area with floating docks. Kids have to take a swimming test before being able to go into the deep areas. Lots of life guards. Beautiful...More

Thank vcedell
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We were here on a bus tour. We took the Judge Ben Wiles boat tour of the lake. The captain was very knowlegeable, humorous and pointed out several areas of interest. This lake is crystal clear and is the water supply for Syracuse. The town...More

1  Thank Kaye S
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18 October 2016|
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Response from askeydesign | Reviewed this property |
Everyone has answered the parking question. Sherwood Inn is nice for lunch also and you can sit on the porch and view the lake. They have a tavern menu also. I don't think the boats are running now, but check with them... More
18 September 2016|
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Response from pat b | Reviewed this property |
i do not think u will find anything reasonable in town. Couple of places are on the way into town though and can be a 10 min walk at best/
13 July 2016|
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Response from gzaborsky |
Most of the land on Skaneateles Lake is privately owned. There is a beautiful park right in town at the north end of the lake that would be great for a picnic. For a nice dinner, I recommend the Sherwood Inn or the Blue... More