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Skaneateles overview

Skaneateles is a friendly locale distinct for its festivals and known for its wineries and spas. You're sure to appreciate the ample chocolate and coffee options. Take in some local culture at popular places like Museum of Science and Technology and Erie Canal Museum. Syracuse University and Rosamond Gifford Zoo are popular places to visit. Skaneateles is a family-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Skaneateles

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Skaneateles has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Skaneateles with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Skaneateles hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Skaneateles hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Skaneateles

Fly in to Syracuse, NY (SYR-Hancock Intl.), 19.7 mi (31.8 km) from downtown Skaneateles. Ithaca, NY (ITH-Tompkins Regional) is the next closest major airport, 31.5 mi (50.6 km) away.

What to see around Skaneateles

Fun activities are on hand such as boating, wine tasting, and pampering at the spa, along with attractions such as:
  • • White Birch Vineyards Tasting Room
  • • Charlie Major Nature Trail
  • • Anyela's Vineyards
  • • Camillus Forest Unique Area
  • • CJS Vineyards
A top draw is the area's festivals, as well as places like:
  • • John D. Barrow Art Gallery
  • • Unite Two Design
  • • Ward W. O'Hara Agricultural Museum
  • • Merry-Go-Round Playhouse
  • • Seward House Museum
It's notable for its lakes and favorite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • Skaneateles Lake
  • • Emerson Park
  • • Lockwood Lavender Farm
  • • Fort Hill Cemetery
  • • Camillus Erie Canal Park
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Fingerlakes Mall
  • • Destiny USA
  • • Central New York Regional Market
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Museum of Science and Technology
  • • Erie Canal Museum
  • • Syracuse University
  • • Rosamond Gifford Zoo
  • • Onondaga Lake Park

When to visit Skaneateles

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 50°F day, 15°F night
  • April-June: 81°F day, 31°F night
  • July-September: 82°F day, 47°F night
  • October-December: 66°F day, 18°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 7.64 inches
  • April-June: 9.72 inches
  • July-September: 11.06 inches
  • October-December: 10.20 inches