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Favorite Peaceful Walk

Don't miss the Pier....it's historical and the boat houses are amazing! Check out the hot dog... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Canandaigua, New York
Very scenic and quaint

This area has the small fishing boathouses lining each small pier off the city pier. Its historic... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Lakeshore Dr, Canandaigua, NY 14424
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All reviews nice view of the lake love driving beautiful area nice place to walk grab something plenty of free parking boat ride culinary center new york finger lake kershaw park sonnenberg gardens boathouses fishing squaw boats benches
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss the Pier....it's historical and the boat houses are amazing! Check out the hot dog vendor too! Water bowls and treats for dogs is also there for you!

Thank lakegirl2828
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area has the small fishing boathouses lining each small pier off the city pier. Its historic in some ways because so many of these places in other parts of the country have been torn down or remodeled. Makes for beautiful pictures!

Thank Gail W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a lot here, but it is an enjoyable stroll. A beautiful marina with power boats, sail boats, catamarans and more. It is interesting to see the boathouses where the boats are pulled in like a garage and then raised out of the water. Nice...More

1  Thank bbbob84
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a unique city pier in that boathouses line the pier. A little unusual - some need repair, but we haven’t seen this before and felt it was worth a 20 minute stop.

Thank Peg W
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We were simply expecting to walk out on a pier. What an amazing surprise. Plenty of free parking. Able to walk around & enjoy the views and the refreshing breeze. Plaques gave history of what we were seeing. Clean public restrooms. Ice cream. Fishing. Boat...More

Thank Yvonne B
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We came to Canandaigua for a few day get away after reading about it in a travel magazine, but I think this may have been one of those ‘paid advertisements’. We went to the pier and walked around, and got to see the kitschy/rundown boathouses,...More

1  Thank shark4rae
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

After a good lunch at the New York Kitchen, we went on a walk on the city pier. I saw people fishing with their kids. There are boat rental and ice cream shops. We sat on the long chairs and enjoyed the breeze. My daughter...More

Thank Ping N
Reviewed August 4, 2018

The Canandaigua pier is one of the most iconic places in the entire town. The beautiful view of the entire lake allows for a relaxing stay, and the wind coming off the water will help you keep cool. A great place to take a walk...More

1  Thank Edward R
Reviewed August 1, 2018

After the pier we went for a delicious lunch at the Rheinbliek German Restaurant. Beforehand we visited the New York Food Center which was formally the Wine and Culinary Center.

Thank Diane O
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Excellent place to walk around after a meal. You will get to see the boats, small shops best of all people watching!

Thank jmcohen58
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Deb C
June 21, 2017|
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Response from dswan52 | Reviewed this property |
Yes are places to dock or anchor nearby. I myself don't have a boat but the Seager marine is right there and they would be able to help you. Their Phone # Marina 811 South Main Street Canandaigua NY 14424 Phone... More
July 14, 2016|
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Response from Nannie478 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can fish off the pier. You are likely to get small pan fish. I suggest using worms. Of course, NYS fishing license rules apply.