Check Out Skaneateles in July

Cozy and picturesque is a good way to describe the village of Skaneateles (Skan-ee-atlas). This eastern gateway to the Finger Lakes is situated next toVacation rentals in SKaneateles the 16-mile long lake by the same name. Like many small towns in upstate New York, Skaneateles has its own special character. While strolling the quaint streets in the downtown district you really get a sense of history. The town has many older homes with some dating back as far as the 1700s. Town locals are friendly and take pride in preserving their cherished way of life and of course there are plenty of Skaneateles luxury rentals available for you to take advantage of.

Skaneateles has all of the modern conveniences that make staying here comfortable for locals and vacationers. However, the village is surrounded by gorgeous natural scenery that makes it easy to imagine what life was like here 100 years ago. Being an historic town, Skaneateles welcomes people from all over. Each summer, people come here to have a relaxing vacation experience. To pass the time you can browse the local galleries and shops for special one-of-a-kind items. You can enjoy a great meal at a local restaurant, or down a cold beer at a tavern. Life here is definitely laid back.

Summertime is a great season to check out this unique village along the lake. Speaking of the lake, you’ll be happy to know that you can easily get to Skaneateles lake from anywhere in town. There are walking paths that take you along the shoreline so you can see this magnificent body of water up close. Big city dwellers especially love the fresh air, greenery and shimmering water. Truly, there is no better way to rejuvenate the mind and body than by escaping to a place such as this where you can release all of that pent up stress.

As for a place to stay while you’re in the area, there are several well-kept vacation rentals in the Finger Lakes available for rent during the summer. People that stay in Skaneateles vacation rentals have the benefit of home living while away from home. Instead of squeezing into a cramped hotel room, you can live in a spacious home that includes a living room, kitchen, bath and cozy bedrooms. Imagine waking up in the morning to a view of the beautiful lake outside your window. You can make whatever meal you want and eat it indoors or outside. Whether you stay for a few days or longer, you’ll feel very much like a local while visiting.

During the month of July, Skaneateles is host to a boat show that features many classic and antique boats. Visitors can go down to the lake and check out the boats on display. You may even be able to get a ride in one. After that, stroll on down to the Skaneateles Historical Society museum at 28 Hannum Street. Learn all about the history of this charming village. If you’re in the mood for some good music, every Friday evening at 7:30pm there’s a live band playing at Clift Park over at the Gazebo.

You owe it to yourself to escape the stress of everyday life and come to this charming village for some good old-fashioned rest and relaxation. Book your Finger Lakes vacation rentals now.

There is Plenty to do Around the Finger Lakes in July

Summer is in full swing during the month of July. This is also the month when the Finger Lakes region comes alive with activities that are fun for Finger Lakes Events people of all ages. Out of all the seasons, summer offers locals and visitors the best chance to go out and explore various cities and towns that make up the local cultural scene. All of the parks are open and you can spend a day enjoying a picnic, gazing at a lake or waterfall, walking a scenic trail, boating or jetting across the water in a watercraft. There are plenty of other things happening in the Finger Lakes area that you may want to check out as well and we have the perfect Finger Lakes rentals available for your stay.

SCAA Majors Super Tour – Watkins Glen, NY

Auto racing fans have a chance to see some great racing action thanks to the Sports Car Club of America. In July, the SCAA brings its tour to the world famous Watkins Glen racetrack. Grab your tickets quickly for this July 4-6 event.

Americana Vineyards Winery Fourth of July Birthday BBQ Bash – Interlaken, NY

Extend the Fourth of July celebration for one more day to enjoy some great tasting local barbecue. This fun celebration begins at noon sharp on July 5. There’s going to be plenty of tasty food, drink, music and good times for all. The party is capped off with a full fireworks display that should not be missed! Adult admission is $3.00. Kids and pets get in Free. Bring blankets and lawn chairs to sit on. Cap off your weekend with a stay at one of our Skaneateles vacation rentals.

Jazz Greats at Glenora Wine Cellars, Dundee, NY

Jazz lovers are welcome to enjoy an afternoon of fantastic jazz music from musician All-Stars Brian Simpson, Kim Waters and Nick Colionne. Bring your own chairs, blankets and picnic baskets and settle down on the lawn for a relaxing day outdoors near Seneca Lake.

Live Music Dinner Cruise – Canandaigua, NY

Climb aboard the Canandaigua Lady for an evening lake cruise that is sure to rejuvenate your spirits. Enjoy a sumptuous meal of Prime Rib, Chicken Marsala, Stuffed Haddock or Vegetable Lasagna while listening to live music performed by Ken Campbell. Dinner cruises are a nice choice for date night, or getting away from it all with a few friends.

Chocoholic’s Celebration – Romulus, NY

Head on over to Varick Winery to celebrate National Milk Chocolate Day. Complimentary milk chocolates provided.

Italian Night Out at Ventosa Vineyards – Geneva, NY

Ventosa Vineyards is hosting an evening featuring a 5 course Family Style Italian Dinner, including hors d’oeuvres and dessert. Proceeds from the dinner benefit St. Stephen School.
3rd Annual Finger Lakes Cheese Festival – Odessa, NY

There will be plenty of delicious, fresh Finger Lakes cheese on hand at this cheese lover’s festival. Also enjoy tasty food, beverages, animals, games, music and classes. Free for kids 12 and under.

For the ultimate New York getaway experience, skip the hotels and book one of our beautiful vacation rentals in the Finger Lakes. There are still a few spots available for people that want to live in luxurious comfort while vacationing.


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