Canandaigua Lake is home to the smallest island—Squaw Island—one of only two islands in the Finger Lakes (the other on
You can drive around the entire lake in 60 minutes.
City Pier Boat Houses Kayaking near Squaw Island Sonnenberg Gardens Granger Homestead City of Canandaigua
Kershaw Park in Canandaigua. Take a walk on the Canandaigua City Pier and check out Boathouse Row. Interesting fact: Homeowners are prohibited from actually living in these boathouses—they are for daytime use only.
Take a boat ride on the
Canandaigua Lady—a 19th century steamboat replica and double-decker paddle wheeler. Rent a kayak or paddleboard for the day.
Enjoy a concert at
CMAC or Lincoln Hill Farms.
Sonnenberg Gardens or Granger Homestead, then take a stroll along North Main Street.
Rio Tomatlan, New York Kitchen, Flavors Indian Restaurant, Eric’s Office, Rheinblick German Restaurant, The Green Front, and enjoy an ice cream from Cheshire Farms Creamery. Grimes Glen Jump Off Trail Jeromes U-Pick Grapes in Naples Naples
Grimes Glen to two 60′ waterfalls; there is a 3rd, but it’s only for the daring to access.
Pick grapes at
Jerome’s U-Pick, then make a stop at Monica’s Pies.
Take in the view of the Bristol Hills from
“The Jump Off” in Ontario County Park at Gannett Hill.
Roots Cafe or the Naples Hotel. Canandaigua Lake Scenic Overlook on CR-12 Bristol Mountain Fall Bristol
Stop at the scenic overlook on CR-12.
Take the lift up
Bristol Mountain in the autumn and check out the Aerial Adventure Park and Zip-line Canopy Tour. You can walk up or down the mountain trails, or take the lift both ways. Other points of interest
Canandaigua Wine Trail.
Onanda Park on the west shore, and Deep Run Park on the east. More Information about Canandaigua Lake
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