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“Dinner Cruise” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mid-Lakes Navigation

Mid-Lakes Navigation
Ranked #1 of 4 Tours in Skaneateles
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Mid-Lakes Navigation is a family owned and operated tour boat company, cruising on the Erie Canal and Skaneateles Lake in New York's beautiful Finger Lakes Region.
Springfield, New Jersey
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89 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Dinner Cruise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2013

We took the dinner cruise this past summer when nasty weather was all around (except on the lake!). It was a most enjoyable three hours. The drinks were great and the four course meal was incredibly good. The soup was good and the prime rib truly excellent. This is an incredible bargain.
About twenty years ago I took their luncheon cruise and it was also excellent.

Visited July 2012
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NYAimee, Guest Relations Manager at Mid-Lakes Navigation, responded to this review, February 26, 2013
Thank you for the great review! We can't wait for Spring cruising to start. Hope you get a chance for another Mid-Lakes Cruise this summer...maybe try us on the Erie Canal!
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Liverpool, New York
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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“Very enjoyable evening”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2013

This was a wonderful way to spend a summer evening. My husband and I went for our anniversary. The cruise was nice, the food was good and the mansions are impressive. Many of the owners waved to us as we cruised by. Fun time.

Visited June 2012
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MidLakes N, Public Relations Manager at Mid-Lakes Navigation, responded to this review, May 17, 2013
We are so glad that you enjoyed your anniversary. We hope you'll make it a tradition and come see us again this year!
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Central New York, United States
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Dinner Cruise - Perfect for a special occasion”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2013

Our family cruised on the evening dinner cruise to celebrate our son's birthday. The hospitality was wonderful. The prime rib and salmon were absolutely perfect. Our son was invited to drive the boat as part of his celebration and then the entire boat sang happy birthday to him. We were allowed to bring our own cake to complete the celebration. We have already purchased gift certificates for this coming summer. If you truly want to treat someone to a special day, take them to Skaneateles to enjoy this cruise. The village shops are a real treat and the pier is really fun to enjoy with an ice cream cone before or after your cruise.

Visited June 2012
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MidLakes N, Public Relations Manager at Mid-Lakes Navigation, responded to this review, July 17, 2013
It sounds like you had a great day in Skaneateles! Thank you for visiting. And, we vote for ice-cream before AND after your cruise. See you again!
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GRAND ISLAND
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1,016 reviews
384 attraction reviews
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“Anchors Aweigh for the mailboat”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2012

This is an exceptionally well-organized trip and the stop at the bottom of the lake to leave missives for campers, dancing on the dock, reminds us all of a time sadly passed... these folks just do this thing right, and well worth the cost

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Buffalo
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63 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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“Nice little tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2012

Booked the lunch cruise on Skaneateles Lake. $29.00 per person. Leaves at 11:00 am and returns at 1:00 p.m. Had a pleasant one hour cruise down the Eastern shore with our captain informing us of the sights and history of the area. Around noon we turn around and sail back along the Western shore. Upon arriving at the dock we were told where our table was. When the reservations were made the day before we gave our choice of sandwich (Ham, turkey or roast beef). Lunch consisted of a lovely fruit salad, very tasty tomato basil soup, our good sized sandwiches with chips and pickles. Refillable beverages and great cookies for dessert. The crew were friendly, and efficient. Had a nice relaxing sail on Skaneateles Lake. Maybe next time we will try the dinner cruise. Very nice way to spend a couple of hours.

Visited August 2012
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