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Highlights Canandaigua Lake

  • Lake fishing
  • Water park
  • Farmer’s market
  • Lakeside beach
  • City pier
  • Local wines

Best Vacation Rentals in Canandaigua Lake

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Canandaigua Lake, Ontario County
Vacation Rental • 1991 ft² • 4 Bedrooms
(25 reviews)
Year round home situated in a private cove on the southwest shore of Canandaigua lake. 4 large bedrooms and 3 full baths and every amenity possible - even a baby grand piano! View up the lake is of green hills and valleys. This is one of the most peaceful and secluded places on the lake. Level frontage leads you to the dock. Enjoy the sunshine, ample seating for all. The cove and sparkling water is the perfect location for windsurfing, canoeing (canoe provided), tubing and fishing. There are two moorings in front of the home. Vacation in the summer, enjoy the color of changing leaves in the...
from $665 / night
Canandaigua Lake, Ontario County
Vacation Rental • 1399 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
(54 reviews)
Located in Canandaigua, NY on the West side of Canandaigua Lake. One of the few homes located right on the lake. It has spectacular lake views from all sides of the house. This property can only be booked through VRBO..The home itself, offers around 1800 square feet of casual waterfront living. It is a bright, newly remodeled, comfortable home. The upper floor features beautiful hard wood floors, perfect for reducing allergens. There is a full kitchen, dinning/living room area, master bedroom with a king sized bed and a full bath. This property can only be booked through VRBO. The 2nd bedro...
from $368 / night
Canandaigua Lake, Ontario County
Vacation Rental • 2497 ft² • 5 Bedrooms
(9 reviews)
Strawberry Cottage is nestled half way down the west side of Canandaigua Lake in a private, wooded setting. The driveway from West Lake Road leads down to this charming lake home, situated just above the lake and surrounded by mature trees, providing a feeling of seclusion and peace.Built in 1939, Strawberry Cottage offers guests the look and feel of days gone by along with modern conveniences. Beautiful wood paneled walls, a gorgeous field stone fireplace, and an eclectic blend of antique and modern furniture create a pleasant and comfortable atmosphere to enjoy your private getaway.The ma...
from $519 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Canandaigua Lake

$371for 11 Feb - 18 Feb
$471 annual average
Average price per week

Vacation rentals availability Canandaigua Lake

69%for 11 Feb - 18 Feb
58% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Canandaigua Lake

A peaceful lakeside getaway

Set in the Finger Lakes region of New York, the peaceful shores of Canandaigua Lake are surrounded by a lush blanket of greenery and offer the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of every day life. Canandaigua Lake is known as a peaceful summer destination and is sprinkled with lakeside vacation rentals. Its visitors can enjoy a plethora of fun outdoor activities, such as hiking, fishing, kayaking, and swimming. The quaint downtown of Canandaigua is home to a great collection of shops, restaurants, and entertainment options.

A peaceful vacation rental in Canandaigua Lake

Relax in a cozy vacation rental on the shores of Canandaigua Lake. The lake offers a wide range of rentals in varying sizes, styles, and locations, with a little something for every type of traveler. Stay in a bright and sunny vacation rental with a lake view and private balcony. Or, opt for an oversized vacation rental, with several bedrooms and bathrooms to comfortably accommodate a large group of people. Many rentals are tucked away in nature in forested areas around the lake surrounded by trees and the sounds of chirping birds. Stay in a rental close to the town of Canandaigua on the north side of the lake, where you can enjoy close access to a variety of shopping and restaurant options. Many vacation rentals are pet-friendly for those traveling with pets. With so many spectacular vacation rental options to choose from, you may decide to never leave Canandaigua Lake!

Vacations in Canandaigua Lake

The area and getting around

Arriving in Canandaigua Lake

The closest airport to Canandaigua Lake is Rochester Airport, which is around 35 minutes or a 30-mile drive away from the lake. The airport has domestic and international flights, and offers numerous direct flights to several major cities. You can rent a car at the airport or in downtown Rochester.

Getting around Canandaigua Lake

Having a private car during your time on Canandaigua Lake is crucial for getting around. The lake is 16 miles long, with many points of interests spread around it, so nothing is really walkable except certain areas of downtown Canandaigua. The town of Canandaigua is located on the northern tip of the lake and is where you’ll find several of the area’s top attractions, as well as where the majority of eating and shopping options are.

Travelers and activities

Canandaigua Lake for families

Canandaigua Lake is the perfect outdoor summer vacation destination for families of all ages! Families with children should head over to Roseland Water Park to cool off from the summer sun. Kids can splash around in the enormous wave pool, slide down the many different slides, and float in the lazy river. If you find yourself in downtown Canandaigua on a Saturday during the summer months, be sure not to miss out on a visit to the Canandaigua Farmer’s Market! The charming market features over 30 vendors selling a variety of locally made and produced products.

Canandaigua Lake for fishing enthusiasts

Fishing is popular on Canandaigua Lake. You can fish from the shores at Kershaw Park, City Pier, or Powder Mills Park. Renting a boat is also an option if you’d prefer to fish from the waters. The lake is popular for catching largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, panfish, perch, crappie, bullheads, and blue gill. Just be sure to carry your fishing license with you at all times.

The waters of Canandaigua Lake provide drinking water for 70,000 people!

Top 5 travel tips in Canandaigua Lake

1. Swim at the lake beach

During the hot summer months, one of the best things to do at the lake is to go for a swim. Deep Run Park is an 80-acre park on the east side of the lake with a sandy beach area and gentle waves. It’s the perfect place to lay a beach towel down, read a book, and catch some rays in between dips.

2. Swim, picnic, and stroll around Kershaw Park

Kershaw Park is one of the best public natural areas along the lakeside. Here you’ll find an excellent beach area, perfect for a fun family beach day. There are also several walking areas, a gazebo, and picnic areas where you can enjoy a sunny lunch by the water.

3. Enjoy a tour of the historic Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion Historic Park

This historic 50-acre property is set in the town of Canandaigua. You can take a tour of the inside of this incredibly designed mansion, which has 40 differently themed rooms. The yard around the mansion features 9 colorful flower gardens. A tour of the mansion and gardens is the perfect afternoon family activity.

4. Walk along the charming Canandaigua City Pier

Set along the water’s edge in downtown Canandaigua is a beautiful pier lined with historic boat houses. Take a walk to admire the unique living quarters, spectacular lake views, and some bench areas where you can take it all in.

5. Try the local wines

New York’s Finger Lakes region is well-known as a thriving wine-growing region. Trying the local wines is a must for any wine lovers visiting Canandaigua Lake. Do a self-guided wine-trail tour by hitting as many of the local wineries as possible! Be sure to stop by Heron Hill Tasting Room where you can enjoy a tasting of their housemade wines and liquors. Be sure to try their specialty drinks– the bubbly Moscato and the cinnamon whiskey are top-rated!

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Canandaigua Lake

How much does it cost to book a vacation rental in Canandaigua Lake?

We can see from last year that Canandaigua Lake had an average price of $491 per night, a relatively high one compared to the destinations in the USA.

During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in Canandaigua Lake?

After analyzing our data from last year, the months that hurt your pocket the least in Canandaigua Lake are May, April and June, with average prices of $424, $433, and $481, respectively.

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Canandaigua Lake?

When booking a vacation rental in Canandaigua Lake, the highest prices are usually found in the month of August (with an average of $520 per night), followed by September ($520), and then February ($519).

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Canandaigua Lake?

When planning a vacation to Canandaigua Lake, we recommend you to be proactive as 82% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.

What are the best months for a last-minute getaway?

The best months to find free accommodation in Canandaigua Lake are January (the average amount of properties that are free reached 39% of the total last year), November (35%), and December (34%).

Are there many rentals in Canandaigua Lake?

Holidu has around 120 vacation rentals in Canandaigua Lake, provided by 2 different partners.

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