Set on a jewel-clear lake in central New York State, the Skaneateles area is home to a thriving residential and business community, and host to thousands of visitors and vacationers each year. This quintessential Finger Lakes village offers shops and galleries that are housed in restored historic buildings dating back to 1796. Browse for unique foods, distinctive fashions, original art, home accessories or a special antique. Relax at a restaurant or tavern; the atmosphere may be casual and lively or quietly gracious, but the menu is always tempting. Visitor accommodations include inns, bed-and-breakfasts, motels and cottages.