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Sunday Morning Brkfast

We try to make a breakfast date several times a year in Skaneateles. First go to the Skan Bakery... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tom W
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Auburn, New York
Beautiful scenery

The lake is one of the cleanest in the US and offers beautiful scenery, both by foot or driving... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kenneth S
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Aalborg, Denmark
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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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“doug's fish fry” (16 reviews)
“beautiful homes” (19 reviews)
“sherwood inn” (23 reviews)
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Skaneateles, NY
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We try to make a breakfast date several times a year in Skaneateles. First go to the Skan Bakery and then go sit by the lake and have coffee and breakfast sandwich.

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lake is one of the cleanest in the US and offers beautiful scenery, both by foot or driving along it in a car. Hope we got to re-visit during the summer so we can have a swim.

Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Park in town and you can’t miss the gorgeous lake. There is a pier and a few small parks to take a closer look. Beautiful homes surrounding the the lake. This is a great small town. Only 25 minutes from Syracuse but a world away.

Thank usmom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My BAE has wanted to visit Skaneateles for many years, but didn't tell me until recently. So, on a visit to Cooperstown, we took a leisurely drive over. The trip along one of the country's oldest divided highways, US 20, was a trip back in...More

Thank notafoodcritic16
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views and lots of opportunities to sit and enjoy some coffee. It was fun watching the ducks too. There is a pier to walk out on. Beautifully landscaped. It was nice to be able to visit the lake and the shops at once.

Thank Kristen G
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Skaneateles Lake is a spring-fed lake whose color is ever-changing from blue to turquoise to silver gray--all depending on the sun and sky at any particular time. It's a wonderful boating lake with lovely views, especially at the south end of the lake.

Thank CharM106
Reviewed 11 October 2017

One of the prettiest lakes I've been to. Even the walk out onto the peer which is probably a couple hundred feet long was spectacular!!

Thank N4700EUpeterl
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Came here for a girls trip and had a lovely time. Note that there are no boat trips after 10-1 which is a shame because the lake is lovely in the fall. Lots of cute restaurants, shops, bakeries and things to see We took a...More

Thank joeybagz312
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

The lake is really nice, don't miss a nice walk on the muelle and by the lake! The weather was perfect!

Thank Yasmin P
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Took boat cruise. It was lovely. Beautiful homes along lake. Sunset was magnificent but blinding for a while.

Thank Joe L
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.25 km away
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sandybeach49
19 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
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gmkbflo
19 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/
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Kathy14450
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
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