- TripBuzz found 49 things to do with kids in or near Skaneateles, New York, including 40 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Syracuse, Auburn, Seneca Falls and Ithaca.
- From Skaneateles Lake to Cedar House Lanes, the Skaneateles area offers 42 different types of family activities, including: Walking Trails, Bowling, Mini Golf and Farms & Ranches.
- Located on the shores of the Skaneateles Lake is the city of Skaneateles. The central New York city is popular for its scenic residential neighborhoods, historical district and local farms. Visitors enjoy lakefront lodging, fishing, boating and other water recreation, as well and in-town dining, shopping and annual boat show and festivals.
A locally-owned cinema multiplex with three theaters, Lake Street Plaza Theatres shows first-run Hollywood movies. The theater offers discount matinees, as well as a variety of other promotions and combo options.
Named after the creek which crosses it and after the many falls in it, the Buttermilk Falls State Park was founded in 1924 and has cabins, pavilions, playgrounds, as well as other amenities. The main activities which can be performed in here are fishing, hunting, and hiking.
Visitors of the Constellation Brands - Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center (CMAC), located on the campus of Finger Lakes Community College, will be able to watch a variety of concerts during the summer months. The location's maximum seating capacity is 15,000.
The Robert Treman State Park is popular for its waterfalls, the best known being the Lucifer Falls. 4.5 miles of trails connect all the falls. In here there are also camping areas, picnic tables, playing fields, and a pool. The Enfield Falls Mill and Miller's House is also in here.
Located along Seneca Lake, Smith Memorial Park is a campground that provides access to the water for swimming and boating. The park offers shower and restroom facilities, picnic areas and nature trails suitable for hiking.
Dedicated to preserving the local history of the region, Dundee Area Historical Society is a volunteer led organization. It runs the Hoyt Coal Weigh Station, featuring mining artifacts, and the Old Schoolhouse Museum, a school from the 1890s.