Skaneateles, NY is located on the eastern end of the Finger Lakes region. This upscale, picturesque town evokes images of classic New England and embodies the word "quaint." Stroll the Clift Park waterfront, check out the gazebo, and take in the natural beauty and amazingly clear waters of Skaneateles Lake.
As a town rich with history, many of the homes in the area date back hundreds of years and were a part of the Underground Railroad. Shops, boutiques and restaurants line the streets of downtown, which become more congested in the summer as visitors flock to the area for special events. Some of the town’s seasonal events include Race Weekend, when road racers and triathletes come out in large numbers to compete, the Labor Day Field Days, which feature a parade and fireworks and the Skaneateles Music Festival, which fills the night air with sweet melodies and the December Dickens festival.
Of course the main draw to Skaneateles is Skaneateles Lake which is sought after as a prime waterfront real estate location, especially around the northern tip. Even if you don’t own property in Skaneateles you can still enjoy all it has to offer as there are many hotels, bed and breakfasts and resorts located in close proximity.