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Cayuga Lake

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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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Nature at it best !!

Scenic relaxing place !! Feast for eyes. We went at the time of sunset and the area was perfectly scenic. Apt place for photography and nature lovers :) Nature at its best... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Scenic relaxing place !! Feast for eyes. We went at the time of sunset and the area was perfectly scenic. Apt place for photography and nature lovers :) Nature at its best !!! Love your mother nature 🙏

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We spent a full day up and down the lengths of Cayuga Lake this holiday weekend, and it is well worth the trip. The scenery is beautiful, and the roads pass by a number of gorgeous State Parks that you can visit and enjoy the time. I advise you to research these ahead of time, as they are very diverse... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Just see for yourself and make a day of it. Look on maps app at all the parks and attractions and plot a course. You wont be disappointed. There is so much to see and do that it just may take a few days. Well worth the adventure.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Nice an quite place to visit. I went with friends they all were excited and took many photograph near fall.

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Milford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

There is much to see and do all around Cayuga Lake. Drive along leisurely and stop wherever strikes your fancy. There are restaurants, wineries, shops, cruises, etc. An abundance of natural beauty.

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Johnson City, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We went there in September during a lovely spell of weather. Had a BBQ at one of the grills provided on the grass just about 20 yards from the shore. Boats and water skiers out on the water making it a great late summer scene. Spent 4 hours relaxing and sunbathing and reading my book while enjoying a couple of... More 

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GRAND ISLAND
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

it's like a two and a half hour roundtrip up and down the lake from Ithaca with many, many fine vantages, little wineries, et al... make it three, in fact, slow down and have a good time... Ithaca is the leaswt of its attraction

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Deerfield Beach, Florida, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

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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3 helpful votes 3 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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