As we safely reopen Watkins Glen and all of the Finger Lakes, we look forward to safely welcoming you to our communities. Please remember to call ahead: our restaurants, wineries/breweries/distilleries, and attractions have developed location-specific procedures and protocols to ensure that our community, visitors, and employees remain safe and healthy.

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From lunch and dinner cruises to short, hour-long sightseeing cruises, to more involved history and eco-tours, there is a cruise option for you on Seneca Lake!


Schooner Excursions (located at the pier at Seneca Harbor Park in Watkins Glen) offers two options on the water. The Schooner True Love is a historic sailboat available for public day sails morning, midday, afternoon, and sunset. You can reserve your seat at their website. True Love is even available for private rental for your next special event! Learn more about their other boat, M/V Remedy, below.


M/V Remedy, the other Schooner Excursions vessel, is an Oldport 26 Launch, which offers eco-tours, history tours, custom sightseeing cruises, and private charters. You can book your seat on a tour at their website.

Captain Bill's Stroller IV is a 50-foot mahogany vessel, offering informative sightseeing excursions. This hour-long tour of Seneca Lake provides a brief look into the history of the lake and the surrounding area. Learn more here.


Captain Bill's Seneca Legacy sails from the dock at Seneca Harbor Park, offering lunch, dinner, cocktail, and entertainment cruises during the summer season. Learn more here.


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Boating & Water Sports

Water activities are abundant on our many lakes and waterways including Seneca, Cayuta, Waneta, and Lamoka Lakes, where you can find sailing, boating, paddling, swimming, fishing,...

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