Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Skaneateles

The area's wineries and festivals are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Skaneateles. This city's lake, boating and spas draw many visitors. Museum of Science and Technology and Erie Canal Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Skaneateles

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Skaneateles a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rosamond Gifford Zoo (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • White Birch Vineyards Tasting Room (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Charlie Major Nature Trail (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Anyela's Vineyards (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Highland Park Golf Club (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Weedsport Speedway (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Skaneateles

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Skaneateles is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Onondaga Lake Park (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Emerson Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Lockwood Lavender Farm (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Skaneateles Lake (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Fort Hill Cemetery (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Camillus Erie Canal Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Skaneateles

The nearest airport is in Syracuse, NY (SYR-Hancock Intl.), located 19.8 mi (31.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Cortland, NY (CTX-Cortland County), which is 26.5 mi (42.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Skaneateles?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 158 holiday lettings around Skaneateles. From 97 houses to 34 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Skaneateles? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Skaneateles. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lockwood Lavender Farm: 248 holiday lettings
  • White Birch Vineyards Tasting Room: 257 holiday lettings
  • Anyela's Vineyards: 250 holiday lettings
  • John D. Barrow Art Gallery: 254 holiday lettings
  • Charlie Major Nature Trail: 248 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Skaneateles listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Skaneateles?

Yes, of course. offers 97 Houses in Skaneateles. Our other popular types of Skaneateles holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 34 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 34 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 34 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Flats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Skaneateles?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 147 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Skaneateles. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.