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City Pier with a Marina and Classic Boathouses

Not a lot here, but it is an enjoyable stroll. A beautiful marina with power boats, sail boats... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Staten Island, New York
Worth stopping if in the area but don’t make this a destination!

This is a unique city pier in that boathouses line the pier. A little unusual - some need repair... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peg W
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Lakeshore Dr, Canandaigua, NY 14424
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Reviewed yesterday

Not a lot here, but it is an enjoyable stroll. A beautiful marina with power boats, sail boats, catamarans and more. It is interesting to see the boathouses where the boats are pulled in like a garage and then raised out of the water. Nice...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a unique city pier in that boathouses line the pier. A little unusual - some need repair, but we haven’t seen this before and felt it was worth a 20 minute stop.

Thank Peg W
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We were simply expecting to walk out on a pier. What an amazing surprise. Plenty of free parking. Able to walk around & enjoy the views and the refreshing breeze. Plaques gave history of what we were seeing. Clean public restrooms. Ice cream. Fishing. Boat...More

Thank Yvonne B
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We came to Canandaigua for a few day get away after reading about it in a travel magazine, but I think this may have been one of those ‘paid advertisements’. We went to the pier and walked around, and got to see the kitschy/rundown boathouses,...More

1  Thank shark4rae
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

After a good lunch at the New York Kitchen, we went on a walk on the city pier. I saw people fishing with their kids. There are boat rental and ice cream shops. We sat on the long chairs and enjoyed the breeze. My daughter...More

Thank Ping N
Reviewed August 4, 2018

The Canandaigua pier is one of the most iconic places in the entire town. The beautiful view of the entire lake allows for a relaxing stay, and the wind coming off the water will help you keep cool. A great place to take a walk...More

1  Thank Edward R
Reviewed August 1, 2018

After the pier we went for a delicious lunch at the Rheinbliek German Restaurant. Beforehand we visited the New York Food Center which was formally the Wine and Culinary Center.

Thank Diane O
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Excellent place to walk around after a meal. You will get to see the boats, small shops best of all people watching!

Thank jmcohen58
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

The pier is interesting and a nice stroll. There are benches upon which to relax and some people fishing, as well. There are very interesting little boathouses near the end along with a bacon shop for Ice cream or bait.. Yes, both! Ducks are a...More

Thank w m
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful place. A must see in this area. There is amazing restaurants, breweries , wineries shopping in unique shops and a beautiful park to stroll through.

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Deb C
June 21, 2017|
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Response from dswan52 | Reviewed this property |
Yes are places to dock or anchor nearby. I myself don't have a boat but the Seager marine is right there and they would be able to help you. Their Phone # Marina 811 South Main Street Canandaigua NY 14424 Phone... More
July 14, 2016|
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Response from Nannie478 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can fish off the pier. You are likely to get small pan fish. I suggest using worms. Of course, NYS fishing license rules apply.