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Skaneateles Lake

Skaneateles, NY
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Skaneateles
Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Fishing, Sailing
Description: This clean, serene lake is the easternmost of New York's Finger Lakes.
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Rockville Centre, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

The water of the lake is crystal clear and very beautiful. The town has nice benches to sit and admire it as well as a long pier that stretches out into the lake.

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Sooo pretty, the houses around the lake are glorious! There is a walk way into the lake and it was surrounded by autumn scenery. Just amazing.

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Syracuse, NY
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108 reviews 108 reviews
59 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I go here often: right on Route 20, Genesee Street, between Syracuse and Auburn. Lots of shops to visit, places to eat, boat rides to take during summer weather, museums to see and at Christmas, A Dickins of a Christmas to see all decorated, and the story characters come to life to interact with you. So, this is a great... More

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Westfield, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Beautiful lake with lots of nice shops in the town, as well as an awesome bakery that makes the best coffee drinks. Photo opportunities and Patchwork Plus Quilt and Yarn shop only 5 miles east. Boat cruises are offered on the lake

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Syracuse, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

A quaint town filled with wonderful small shops and restaurants. Beautiful lake, friendly people. Perfect for strolling, cycling, fishing, boating, shopping, dining. Good for a day trip, romantic getaway or family outing.

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Skaneateles
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I live 3 miles from the lake, but walk my dogs through the village often because the lake is so beautiful. The water can be chilly in the summer for swimming, but the lake itself is beautiful; wild waves one day, a sheet of glass the next. Fun to walk on in the winter if it freezes over.n walking to... More

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Southampton, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Most pristine lake in the world! Gorgeous picturesque lake with a quaint and charming town! A long bridge/dock goes out nice and far into the lake.

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Skaneateles, New York
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123 reviews 123 reviews
20 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

There are few more beautiful lakes in the world than Skaneateles. The water is so clean and pure that it serves the city of Syracuse without having to be treated. There are three beautiful parks in the village at the north end of the lake. The middle one, Clift Park is adjacent to a pier that stretches well out into... More

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Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
8 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We could see every rock at the bottom along with the fish. Rented a boat for a few hours one day and had a great time checking out all the cool houses on the lake.

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Zanesville, Ohio
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96 reviews 96 reviews
30 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Take time to do this. The lake is such a beautiful lake and seeing most of it was breath taking. The boat staff was very informative and helpful.

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