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Address: Ithaca, NY
Activities: Fishing, Motor-boating, Swimming
Description: One of the largest of New York's Finger Lakes, this area is used for...
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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Have a kayak? This is the destination. Kayaking is fun on non windy days in Summer. While doing have a look at some breathtaking views of the surrounding

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Have a kayak? This is the destination. Kayaking is fun on non windy days in Summer. While doing have a look at some breathtaking views of the surrounding

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

In my opinion Coyuga lake is a much prettier lake than Seneca specially in the drive across the east shore with great views of the lake and the cabins by the shore. The very interesting stop in the Taughannock falls add to the great day out specially if you finish it in Ithaca

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Skanderborg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Take the time to see Taughanook Falls from above and from the bottom. It´s quite small compared to many other falls in the area, but the height and the surroundings makes it a "must see."

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Short Hills, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

These lakes are all breathtakingly beautiful, but the falls around here are incredible and all worth a visit. Plenty to do as far as water activities, hiking, wine and beer, and everything else.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Twenty minute drive from Ithaca with both a trail and overlook viewing with plenty of parking. The trail walk is a very leisurely trek. At the parking area there is also a very large lake front park, with picnic and bath facilities, across the street. Please note that if in a low rain period the falls noticeably drops off.

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Johnson City, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We were lucky that the day was almost cloudless and lovely and warm. We arrived later than we had hoped but out favourite BBQ spit was vacant. They provide picnic tables and grills by the lakeside ! Watching the activity on the water from ducks to skiers and boaters to anglers we enjoyed our BBQ of marinated chicken and sausages... More 

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Roselle, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We rented a house right on the lake for 2 weeks. We did our best to explore EVERYTHING the area has to offer, fishing, swimming, hiking, kayaking, eating, wineries, etc! It is a wonderful place to visit & the lake itself is very quiet & NEVER crowded! You need to check this part of AMERICA out! BOOM!

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Brantford, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great place to take your motorcycle and tour the finger lake region. The roads are hilly with nice curves. You can do some loops around the lake area and enjoy the nice scenery. we road our bike in from Canada Ontario and crossed the border at Lewiston, took #18 along Lake Ontario which turns into Lake Ontario Highway. Cool ride... More 

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North Canton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Watched fireworks from a local eatery over the lake. Beautiful scenery and great views. Next time going to rent a boat.

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Central New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We've visited Stewart Park beside the Lake many times and in all seasons. In summer it has playground and wading areas, and in most seasons the restroom facilities are available. There are wide expanses of open fields, sunny and shaded, for picnicking or other activities, as well as shoreline areas to explore. Parking is quite good and photo-opportunities are many.

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Address: Ithaca, NY
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca

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