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Cayuga Lake

Ithaca, NY
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Ranked #8 of 18 Attractions in Ithaca
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Fishing, Motor-boating, Swimming
Owner description: One of the largest of New York's Finger Lakes, this area is used for swimming, boating, fishing and...
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Fishing, Motor-boating, Swimming
Owner description: One of the largest of New York's Finger Lakes, this area is used for swimming, boating, fishing and other outdoor recreational activities.
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Deerfield Beach, Florida, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Was there this past saturday. Beautiful place this is, but it happened to be in the 30s and had a mist coming off the lake. With all that said, it let to a disappointing view of the lake. I must say though. I went and visited Aurora New York. It was absolutely beautiful and a must see. Went and did... More 

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Barton, New York USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Delightful and educational. Narrated geological information as well as folklore and local highlights proved highly interesting. Crew was helpful and accommodating. All in all, a delightful experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The whole Finger Lakes area is beautiful. We've recently moved to the area so there is much more to explore. Only scratched the surface.

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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298 reviews 298 reviews
38 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

One of the many beautiful lakes in upper New York. Just some incredible sights and worth the ride. During the fall the change of the leaves is fabulous On a crisp day you can see all over for miles

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New Jersey
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86 reviews 86 reviews
28 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Lovely scenery, and if you're in luck, you get to see the Cornell crew team at work. We were lucky enough to see many of the crew team and other colleges competing.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

we visited on Labor Day with little children, and really appreciated the fact that most public beaches have awesome playgrounds. the kids had lots of fun playing with the stones on the beach, and then were running non-stop at the playground. I wish there were more areas like these, where everyone can have fun: adults can enjoy the view of... More 

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Perugia, Italy
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

If you like a romantic walking or spend your time with friends, bicycles, running, ecc. take an hour of your time and go around the lake. This is best time to rest in m y opinion and in Ithaca

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Cayuga Lake is gorgeous with trees and hills surrounding it. There is a bunch to do around the area (hiking, kayaking, canoeing, etc.). I recommend visiting even if you only have a few hours!

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Ithaca, New York
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187 reviews 187 reviews
44 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Not sure how to review a lake.. However, it is a big lake with lots to do in and around Ithaca and other towns that surround the lake. You can take boat rides or rent a kayak. There are a few nice places to eat on the lake. If it is windy, the lake can get very rough so be... More 

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Westfield, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Enjoyed driving up the west side of Cayuga Lake, beautiful views, lots of wineries and waterfalls to visit. Good photo opportunities

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