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Organize your next trip to the stunning area of Keuka Lake. Known to be one of the major Finger Lakes in the state of New York, this is an ideal destination if you are looking to relax in nature. Its unusual Y shape, in contrast to the narrow and stretched out shape found in the other Finger Lakes, is just one of the many aspects that make this lake unique. This lake used to be referred to as the Crooked Lake because of its unusual shape, however, it now takes its name after the Iroquois word for "canoe landing" and the Seneca word for "lake with an elbow." This area offers all kinds of entertainment. You will find that the waters of this lake stay warmer than other lakes, making it ideal for recreational activities all year long.Vacation Rentals in Keuka Lake
The area that surrounds Keuka Lake is quite stunning, filled with trees and colorful plants. Many of the rental properties around the area will provide you with memorable scenic views. If you wish to be located closer to the bars and restaurants or find a place immersed in nature, you will find that Keuka Lake has plenty of choices. Imagine having your coffee on your porch as you admire the stunning sunrise over the lake. Spend your afternoon fishing on the dock right outside of your rental property. Invite friends over for a barbecue and a swim in your private pool. These could be some of the memories you could be making with a rental property in Keuka Lake.
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The area and getting around
Making your way to Keuka Lake will be easy from anywhere in the United States of America. If you are making the journey by car, you should head towards Hammondsport which can be found at the southern end of Keuka Lake. This town is located just off of Route 54 and it travels north along the east and west sides of Keuka Lake going towards the town of Geneva. You will also find that this journey can be made by bus from neighboring cities. If you wish to make the journey by train, Rochester and Syracuse have the closest Amtrak train stations with routes all over the region. On the other hand, the closest airports will be Greater Rochester International Airport and Syracuse Hancock International Airport, which both provide national and international flights.Where to eat in Keuka Lake
You will find that although being small, the Keuka Lake area has plenty of restaurants for you to try out and enjoy. From upscale dining to more casual options, many options can fit all kinds of needs. For a casual lunch experience head to Olney Place Market & Deli. You will find that this deli and convenience store will be able to serve you delicious hom emade soups and sandwiches for lunch. You will also find many local products to purchase and bring back with you. Another great choice will be Wise Guys Pizzeria. Here you will be greeted in a family-friendly restaurant with optimal service and a delicious list of pizzas.
Travelers and activities
Having such a stunning natural landscape, there will be many outdoor activities for you to enjoy while staying in Keuka Lake. One of the best ways to explore the area is to get on board a kayak or a canoe. You will have the chance to explore the hidden covers of Keuka Lake while getting up and close to the less-visited places of the lake. If you wish to do a more challenging activity, paddle across the lake from Hammondsport to Penn Yan. On the other hand, if you want to remain on land, check out Keuka Lake’s Bluff Point Trail. You will find this place located just outside of Penn Yan, and it reaches over 800 feet at its highest point. You will be able to either hike or bike this trail.Keuka Lake for family activities
If you choose to take your family on your trip to Keuka Lake, try out one of these fun activities to enjoy all together. Fishing in Keuka Lake has become one of the most popular activities for visitors and locals alike. You can do this from the shore of the lake or even rent a boat big enough for everyone to fit. There are plenty of stores around the area where you can pick up some bait and tackle to prepare for a day of fishing. Another fun activity to enjoy all together is sailing on the lake. Rent a sailboat and go out on the lake during a beautiful sunny day of sailing. You will be able to find available rentals at Shoreline Rentals. On the other hand, Lake Keuka Foundation offers sailing lessons for kids ages 8 to 18 in the warmer seasons.
Did you know that the nickname for this lake is Lady of the Lakes?
Top 5 travel tips for Keuka Lake
Taste some delicious local wine. Keuka Lake has a globally known wine trail that was founded in 1860. You will be able to visit up to five wineries in the area.2.Keuka Lake State Park
Spend the day enjoying the great outdoors. This area is filled with outdoor recreation, as well as being one of the most popular hiking spots with several miles of trails.3. Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Take a history lesson while visiting Keuka Lake. This museum honors the aviator and pioneer who once used to be known as the “Fastest Man on Earth.”4.Finger Lakes Boating Museum
Another great museum to learn about boats can be found here. Known to be one of the best museums in the area, here you will be able to get all the information you need about antique boats and boating techniques.5. Finger Lakes Museum & Aquarium
To enjoy an activity with the whole family, check out this aquarium. Not only will you learn about the marine life of Keuka Lake, but you will also have the chance to observe them in their habitat.