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Address: Skaneateles, NY
Activities: Fishing, Sailing
Description: This clean, serene lake is the easternmost of New York's Finger Lakes.

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Beautiful lake with lots to do including a roped off swimming area. A dinner cruise available, nice park and great to walk along the lake.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Nanticoke, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful lake with lots to do including a roped off swimming area. A dinner cruise available, nice park and great to walk along the lake.

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This lake is one of the cleanest in the US. Take the Mail Boat ride and see the gorgeous homes and camps along the lake! You can swim at the park in the Village too.

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Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Seeing the cottages around the lake from the water made for a wonderful afternoon. 50 minutes on the water on a very hot day on a boat from Mid Lakes Navigation was most enjoyable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Beautiful lake with several mini mansions dotting the coast line. Several boat tours leave daily to navigate the lake. There is a spot with a life guard for public swimming. Probably one of the cleanest fresh lakes. Also, docking space that is very reasonable priced.

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New Jersey
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36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We were surprised by this cute little town by the beautiful lake. Nice place to go for a swim or have a picnic. Ample parking along the surrounding streets. Seems to hv a nice range of restaurants too. Would def stop by if in the area again.

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78 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

My dad and me go fishing on the lake every year it's a great place to relax other then fishing there are plenty to do like swimming on the little beach sitting and watching the wildlife a lot of people sail boat and for those who like to shop the little shops up and down the street are fun to... More 

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Albany, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We were on on way to Mount Morris saw the lake and sooo We went to Dougs seafood got some grub and sat by the lake and it was wonderful... Worth the stop. Liam & Colleen New York

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great lake to visit...best of finger lakes. Water was clean...not crowded July 4 th weekend. Rented a pontoon boat at Marina with tube...great fun for kids. Little disappointed in fishing...caught several rock bass...no small/large mouth or lake trout.

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Rochester, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Went on mail boat tour and LOVED it and the mail delivery dude was so nice to us and informative :) got to see the entire lake just wish they would allow pets if in a enclosed carrier as most other boat companies we have encounted never had a issue with that.

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endicott,ny
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

a beautifil finger lake .downtown is very conjested and the populas a bit arrogant.shops are pricey.expensive to stay there.must book well in advance to get a room.

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

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