Activities

Events

From the Skaneateles music festival to the annual boat show, there’s never a shortage of things to do while you’re in Skaneateles. With year-round events to enjoy, our convenient location allows easy access to all the festivals and events. If you’re looking for a great weekend getaway in New York State, the town of Skaneateles provides exciting activities, and comfort year-round. Book your getaway with 2W Lake today!

Events

From the Skaneateles music festival to the annual boat show, there’s never a shortage of things to do while you’re in Skaneateles. With year-round events to enjoy, our convenient location allows easy access to all the festivals and events. If you’re looking for a great weekend getaway in New York State, the town of Skaneateles provides exciting activities, and comfort year-round. Book your getaway with 2W Lake today!

Wineries

Did you know the Finger Lakes region has more than 100 wineries? This area of NYS specializes in floral Rieslings and Gewürztraminer and has received countless awards and accolades as the top wine destination in the US, by Trip Advisor. Some of our favorite local wineries are Anyela’s Vineyards and White Birch Vineyards. For our beer and spirits aficionados, we recommend 1911 Established, Finger Lakes on Tap, and Last Shot Distillery.

Wineries

Did you know the Finger Lakes region has more than 100 wineries? This area of NYS specializes in floral Rieslings and Gewürztraminer and has received countless awards and accolades as the top wine destination in the US, by Trip Advisor. Some of our favorite local wineries are Anyela’s Vineyards and White Birch Vineyards. For our beer and spirits aficionados, we recommend 1911 Established, Finger Lakes on Tap, and Last Shot Distillery.

Local Food

Skaneateles is home to many established, fine restaurants & they’re all within walking distance of 2W Lake. Whether you turn left or right when you walk out our door you’ll find you are just steps away from the Krebs, Sherwood Inn, Bluewater Grill & Gilda’s, to name just a few. If you’re craving stretchy bread to go with that bottle of wine or something sweet to munch on just walk over to the Pâtisserie …it’s right across the street & everything is made fresh each day.

Local Food

Skaneateles is home to many established, fine restaurants & they’re all within walking distance of 2W Lake. Whether you turn left or right when you walk out our door you’ll find you are just steps away from the Krebs, Sherwood Inn, Bluewater Grill & Gilda’s, to name just a few. If you’re craving stretchy bread to go with that bottle of wine or something sweet to munch on just walk over to the Pâtisserie …it’s right across the street & everything is made fresh each day.

Shops & Artisans

2W lake is surrounded by exciting & unique shops & galleries. Just steps from Skaneatles300, Drooz & Co & Nest a few of the fun shops to explore. If you are looking for a few quiet moments viewing some of the best turn of the century paintings by one of NYS greatest artists John D. Barrow Art Gallery should be your next stop.

Shops & Artisans

2W lake is surrounded by exciting & unique shops & galleries. Just steps from Skaneatles300, Drooz & Co & Nest a few of the fun shops to explore. If you are looking for a few quiet moments viewing some of the best turn of the century paintings by one of NYS greatest artists John D. Barrow Art Gallery should be your next stop.

Hiking Trails and Wilderness

Nestled in the heart of the Finger Lakes region, Skaneateles is in proximity to some of the region’s most breathtaking views. When you stay at 2W Lake, we recommend enjoying the abundant hiking trails and the natural beauty of the Finger Lakes region. Among our favorite hiking and wilderness areas is Montezuma Wildlife Refuge, where visitors can fish, boat, hunt, and enjoy nature. We also recommend Carpenter Falls and Charlie Major Nature Trail, both of which allow you to hike in nature and enjoy the scenic landscape.

Hiking Trails and Wilderness

Nestled in the heart of the Finger Lakes region, Skaneateles is in proximity to some of the region’s most breathtaking views. When you stay at 2W Lake, we recommend enjoying the abundant hiking trails and the natural beauty of the Finger Lakes region. Among our favorite hiking and wilderness areas is Montezuma Wildlife Refuge, where visitors can fish, boat, hunt, and enjoy nature. We also recommend Carpenter Falls and Charlie Major Nature Trail, both of which allow you to hike in nature and enjoy the scenic landscape.

Water Sports

A trip to Skaneateles isn’t complete without enjoying the Finger Lakes! Whether you’re going on a boating excursion, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, or just simply swimming, you won’t regret spending time on the clear and refreshing waters (weather permitting, of course). In swimming areas, lifeguards are on duty during the daytime, so adults can relax while their children soak up the sun. 2W Lake is located directly on Skaneateles Lake, but we also neighbor Owasco and Otisco Lake.

Water Sports

A trip to Skaneateles isn’t complete without enjoying the Finger Lakes! Whether you’re going on a boating excursion, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, or just simply swimming, you won’t regret spending time on the clear and refreshing waters (weather permitting, of course). In swimming areas, lifeguards are on duty during the daytime, so adults can relax while their children soak up the sun. 2W Lake is located directly on Skaneateles Lake, but we also neighbor Owasco and Otisco Lake.

Other Fun Excursions

Looking to add some adventure to your visit to Skaneateles? Despite the changing seasons, there’s never a shortage of activities when you’re in the Finger Lakes region. For those seeking leisure activities, we recommend checking out the artisans, historical sites, or taking a wine tour. For those seeking something more active, we recommend taking advantage of the water sports or the area’s best hiking trails. At the end of the day, make sure you have reservations for dinner and a live local show!

Other Fun Excursions

Looking to add some adventure to your visit to Skaneateles? Despite the changing seasons, there’s never a shortage of activities when you’re in the Finger Lakes region. For those seeking leisure activities, we recommend checking out the artisans, historical sites, or taking a wine tour. For those seeking something more active, we recommend taking advantage of the water sports or the area’s best hiking trails. At the end of the day, make sure you have reservations for dinner and a live local show!