Skaneateles is a quaint town in Onondaga, NY.

The name is from the Iroquois term for the adjacent Skaneateles Lake, which means "long lake." Skaneateles is a short trip southwest of Syracuse and southeast of Rochester. and when you arrive, you may just want to stay!



White Birch Vineyards

We must recommend our favorite local winery, tip-top amongst some of the Finger Lakes' best! White Birch Vineyards is a very short trip from Hobbit Hollow house and boasts a welcoming tasting room, amazing quality wines, and a welcoming atmosphere. Tell them we sent you!


  • Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles has been delighting families for years. Come and Christmas with us! Every weekend Thanksgiving through Christmas
  • Enjoy world class chamber music by the lake at the Skaneateles Festival (sign up for the mailing list, info coming soon!)
  • Our Antique and Classic Boat Show is such a treat to see some amazing watercraft on our gorgeous lake, the last weekend of July.
  • You can always simply Google us to find almost daily music shows, food tastings, tours, sales and specials. Or call us and ask!