There is a chill in the air, come warm up with a quick Skaneateles NY vacation

The temperatures are dropping, and snow is in the air, it’s the perfect time to get out of the city for a weekend getaway to beautiful Skaneateles in the Finger Lakes region of New York. Just 20 minutes from Syracuse, and a short drive from many Northeast cities, Skaneateles is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway to refresh your spirit and soak in the crisp fall air.

Explore Wineries, Fine Dining, History, and Shopping in the Skaneateles Area

With an exhilarating chill in the air and fewer crowds than in the summer months, now is the perfect time to explore Skaneateles and the surrounding Finger Lakes area. From wineries and fine dining to museums, unique shopping, and outdoor activities, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Our Finger Lakes vacation rentals are located in the heart of all the area has to offer.

FingerLakes WineryAnyela’s Winery in Skaneateles offers daily tastings and a beautiful lake view as you savor a glass of their finest. You can enjoy farm-to-table goodness at the Mirbeau Inn & Spa, elegant dining with a lake view at 1820 House Restaurant, or fine French food at Joelle’s French Bistro. For more casual dining options, try a delicious slice at Valentine’s Pizza and Deli, or enjoy the family-friendly Willow Glen Café.

History buffs can explore the house where abolitionist and social activist Harriet Tubman lived in freedom or visit the home of William Seward who was Secretary of State under President Lincoln and President Andrew Johnson. 

If you want to bring home something special to remember your trip, enjoy a stroll through Skaneateles and discover antique treasures, jewelry, or unique fashions. When you need to warm up, step into Skaneateles Bakery and Café for a steaming cup of freshly-brewed coffee and a decadent cupcake or fluffy muffin.

Outdoor Adventures Await

For the adventurous, Greek Peak Mountain Resort provides year-round excitement. Skiing, snow tubing and snowshoeing provide winter fun, but even if there is no snow there are so many more activities to explore. Experience an adrenaline rush as you fly through the air on a zip line or zoom downhill on the mountain coaster. Test your balance on the high ropes course or explore the area on a mountain bike. There is even an adventure play area for the youngest in your group.

Stunning Accommodations Provide a Cozy Home Base

After a day of adventure, shopping, wine tasting or sampling local cuisine, Skaneateles luxury vacation rentals are the ideal place to stay when exploring this region. There are a wide variety of accommodations to choose from to fit any size group. If you want to stay right on the lake, Burtis Point is the ideal place. This three-bedroom house is located on level lakefront and is perfect for a few families or a small friend group. If you have your own boat, you can set off across the lake from your private dock, or you can jump in the provided kayaks to explore. When the day is coming to an end, slow down and take the time to bask in the glory of a gorgeous sunset around the blazing stone fire pit with family or friends. Make s’mores, relive the fun of the day, and make plans for tomorrow.

The Samuel Adams is another one of the Skaneateles Lake vacation rentals located on the lake, and is the dream house for a large extended family or friend group. This six-bedroom, 4 ½ bath Tudor estate, once owned by renowned writer Samuel Hopkins Adams, is absolutely gorgeous! The fully-appointed chef’s kitchen is the perfect place to gather to create a gourmet meal and many amazing memories. Two living areas and a billiard room, two with fireplaces, provide plenty of space to play games, catch up and stay warm when the temperature drops. The two large sitting porches are heated, providing a cozy spot to watch the early morning sun rising over the lake. Four kayaks and two paddleboards are available for setting off on adventures.

When you stay at one of our vacation rentals in Skaneateles, you will leave with warm memories of special times shared.

The changing leaves in Fall make this the perfect time to visit Skaneateles, N.Y.

As in every season of the year, autumn is a beautiful time in the hidden gem of Skaneateles, NY. Taste unique wines; enjoy golf, hiking, lakes, and more. It is just twenty miles away from Syracuse, NY. Don’t miss your holiday opportunity in Skaneateles. Plan your stay at one of our Skaneateles luxury vacation rentals here! 

Make your reservation at Finger Lakes Luxury Rentals to enjoy the unique beauty of nature with your loved ones.

Reasons to Spend Your Time in Skaneateles

Skaneateles is an excellent place to live or visit on vacation. We are honored to live in Lake Skaneateles and the surrounding countryside, farmlands, parks, and open spaces. We want you to feel that too! This fall, use your precious time enjoying wine tasting, and apple picking inside nature. 

Take a trip to beautiful art galleries and museums. You can go hiking in beautiful nature. You don’t want to miss staying at one of our vacation rentals in Skaneateles. There are many one-of-a-kindplaces to stay in Skaneateles stores and restaurants along the lakeside main street, and the water in the lake is crystal clear, making for a memorable holiday. New York’s gorgeous small village of Skaneateles is waiting for you! 

Would you like a relaxing massage? You might try a massage and spa in Skaneateles, N.Y. You may like to arrange your wedding plans in this unknown beauty, our special Skaneateles. 

The population of Skaneateles more than doubles during the months of July and August. Skaneateles in the autumn is a wonderful place to go if you’re looking for some peace and quiet.

One of the most frequent methods for visitors, residents, and tour bus groups to take in the stunning landscape of Skaneateles Lake is on one of the boat tours offered by Mid-Lakes Navigation.

For more reasons, we want you to explore our Skaneateles Lake vacation rentals.

Our Properties on Skaneateles Lake

We have sixteen properties for our valued customers. We would like to share some of our favorites. For availability, and more please check out Finger Lakes vacation rentals.

Lakewood Lane-2 Beds/2 Baths- West Side- Skaneateles Lake

Approximately 12 minutes from downtown Skaneateles, this cozy ranch-style cottage is on the western shore of the beautiful Skaneateles Lake. The cottage’s kitchen is fit for a chef, thanks to its Cambria marble countertops and seating for seven. This bedroom on the main level has a queen bed and an attached bathroom with a spacious walk-in shower. 

West Lake Road – 3 Beds/2 Baths West Side – Skaneateles Lake

This 2,000-square-foot home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms and is great for growing families or those who value privacy. This three-bedroom, two-bath property lies on Skaneateles Lake’s western coast. Downtown Skaneateles’ restaurants and stores are just 10 minutes away. Anyela’s Vineyards is two miles from Skaneateles Marina. The sunrise is beautiful from the patio. Any boat owner or marina renter may use the dock and mooring buoy.

Redtail Lane – 3 Beds + All Seasons Sleeping Porch/2 Baths – East Side Skaneateles Lake

With two hundred feet of private coastline on one of the region’s most beautiful lakes, the property is serene and private, yet it is just a 13-minute drive to restaurants, shops, grocery stores, pharmacies, and other amenities. With over two thousand square feet, it’s a massive house. The current owners refurbished the second-story living and dining facilities, as well as the bedrooms. The rebuilt kitchen and bathroom include quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, new flooring, and luxurious new carpeting. The main floor has a magnificent quartz-framed gas fireplace, a sitting space, a living room, a dining room, a full bathroom, and a laundry room.

E. Lake Rd- 3 Beds/2 Baths- Ranch – Lake Views/2 miles to Village Skaneateles

From the comfort of your own back patio, you can see Skaneateles Lake. This newly renovated 1700 square-foot ranch is a little under two miles from the Village. A family or a small group of six people may fit inside. The property faces east, so there are lovely sunsets to be seen. Despite being near the city, this location is surprisingly calm and tranquil. There is just one level of living space in this ranch-style home that was completely renovated.


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