New York Activities and Attractions
There is much to do in Skaneateles and the surrounding area. Below are some things you might like to remember to bring, depending on what your interests include:
BATHING SUIT - Splash in the famous clear waters of Skaneateles Lake or in the indoor pools at the new Skaneateles Recreation Center.
FISHING LURES - Treat yourself to fishing in Skaneateles Lake with a one of the local charter fishing boats.
LIFE JACKET - Rent a sailboat or a kayak or even a motorboat.
BOAT - There is a beautifully maintained state boat ramp on the north end of Skaneateles Lake
FISHERMAN'S TALE - After a shopping trip to Bass
Pro in nearby Auburn, your fishing or other outdoor experiences will nurture
even better tales to tell. www.basspro.com
WALKING SHOES - Take a walk in the village or enjoy the birds, wildflowers and great trails at nearby Baltimore Woods in Marcellus.
GOLF CLUBS - There are three golf clubs within 10 miles of the heart of Skaneateles.
1. The Midlakes Club 315-673-4916
2. Dutch Hollow Country Club 315-784-5052
3. Pearl Lakes Golf Course 315-685-6799
SHORTS - Everything else is supplied by Northwinds
Kayaks for a beautiful kayaking experience on Skaneateles Lake or surrounding
ICE SKATES - Wow, indoor skating all year long at the Skaneateles Recreation Center (can rent skates too).
BINOCULARS - You will be awed by the beautiful views from the lake as you take a sightseeing cruise. Lunch or dinner is also available on the sightseeing cruises.
LAWN CHAIR - Perfect for a community band concert near the gazebo in Clift Park on summer Friday nights. Or have it ready for The Skaneateles Festival on Saturday nights. Chamber music by the lake at Brook Farm featuring world famous artists is a memory maker.
MAP - There are so many Finger Lakes wines to enjoy! Delight in a drive through New York's picture perfect Finger Lakes region and visit the numerous wineries. Some serve lunch too.
YOUR WEARY BODY - Enjoy a spa treatment at luxurious Mirbeau Spa
RABBIT'S FOOT - Take this for good luck at nearby Turning Stone Night Club and Casino.
HAT & MITTENS - A must for a December weekend. Mingle with Dickens Characters, take a carriage ride or join in song at a carol sing-along.
SKIS - There are two great family ski slopes within 40 minutes of Skaneateles. Song Mountain
www.songmt.com or Labrador Mountain www.labradormtn.com