The best way to experience the Finger Lakes is to get out on them. Views from the shore and scenic byways are iconic, but to get the full sensory effect of the Finger Lakes you have to get on the water.
Nothing beats a summer vacation in the Finger Lakes region! There’s plenty to see and do while you’re here, but what could be better than a Finger Lakes cruise? Set off on one of the best boat cruise tours in the Finger Lakes, and you’ll enjoy the water from a whole new perspective. CHECK OUT THE FINGER LAKES BOAT TOUR GUIDE, featuring opportunities on all 11 lakes.
A Fun, Family-Friendly Way to See the Finger Lakes
Boat cruises in the Finger Lakes can be found on Canandaigua Lake, Skaneateles Lake, Seneca Lake and Cayuga Lake as well as the Erie Canal. These cruises are an inexpensive way to get on the water and see the region from a different angle, with historical cruises, lunch and dinner cruises, themed cruises, sustainability and ecology-focused tours, sight-seeing, fall foliage cruises and more.
Finger Lakes Dinner Cruises & Other Specialized Boat Tours
Many boat cruise lines offer a dinner cruise with a great selection of quality food to enjoy while you experience the sights and sounds of the water. Some boat cruise companies allow you to reserve a private boat for your Finger Lakes wedding party or other group event. Incorporate a sightseeing tour on the water for your next special event!
Check out all of the boat cruise options below and find the perfect stop for your next trip to the Finger Lakes.
Boat Rentals & Marinas
Take your vacation into your own hands and captain your own vessel by discovering rental opportunities and marinas open to public boat launches. From high-end motor boats that will make you the envy of the lake to canoes and kayaks for exploration closer to shore, our many partners can find the best solution for your family vacation, friends weekend or escape during a business trip to the region,