It is springtime in Skaneateles. Come smell the fresh, spring breeze, see the ducks and geese returning home on the lake and stop in at one of your favorite local businesses! Coming from a far, be sure to book a room at one of the many cozy inns, motels, hotels, or B&B's. In the historic downtown district, shops and galleries are housed in restored buildings dating back to 1796. Browse for unique foods, distinctive fashions, original art, home accessories, 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. Skaneateles is home to a thriving residential and business community, and host to thousands of visitors and vacationers each year.