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Area Attractions

Cyrstal clear water, five star restaurants, boutique shopping, rich history, Finger Lakes Wine Country, nature, outdoor activities, arts and culture, and a thriving community...

The classic way to stay in Skaneateles: live like a local.

Skaneateles Lake 


One of the clearest lakes in the country, Skaneateles Lake offers visitors and locals alike activities year round.



During the high summer seaon, the Lake offers water sports, boat tours, swimming, fishing, and more. During the winter months you'll find this beautiful lake frozen over, perfect for long walks and playing in the snow.



Be sure to check the Chamber of Commerce for scheduled events such as the Antique Boat Show.






Independtly owned Boutique Shops and Speciality Stores line Genesse and Jordan streets -- undeniably the two best shopping streets in the Finger Lakes Region. 


Here you will find womens, mens, and children's clothing, jewlery, artisan crafts, designer labels, home goods and furnishings, photography, and so much more.



Boasting the best restaurant in the Finger Lakes and Upstate New York - The Krebs - Skaneateles is home to five star restaurants, classic taverns, artisan eateries, and more.



Relax on The Kreb's front porch with a cockatil on a warm summer night while enjoying Executive Chef Austin Johnson's exquisite menu. Or stop over to the Sherwood for American Classics, Rosalie's for true Italian, and the Lakehouse Pub for drinks with friends and late night dancing. After an evening out, be sure to get your morning coffee and donuts at the Skaneateles Bakery.

Finger Lakes Wine Country


Skaneateles is often reffered to as the Eastern Gateway to the Finger Lakes. It is also the gateway to the Finger Lakes Wine Country, recently rated as the #3 Top Wine Country destination in the United States.


Perfect for couples, families, friends, and groups be sure to take advantage of the close proximity to the delicious and beautiful vacation destination.


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Annual Events


Don't be fooled: Skaneateles is not only a summer destination.The Fall, Winter, and Spring bring beautiful seasons and a bustle of activities.


Fall in Skaneateles offers stunning foilage and activities such as Apple and Pumpkin Picking. A fall weekend is perfectly spent at the beautiful Beak and Skiff 1911 Apple Orchards and Distillery.


One of the most beloved events of all is Dickens Christmas. Characters of A Christmas Carol line the streets, singing carols and reenacting the story. Hot Chocolate, Roasted Chestnuts, and Horse Drawn Carriage Rides are all available. Father Christmas makes appearances, too. Thanksgiving through Chistmas.

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