Where to stay around Lake Placid?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 540 holiday lettings near Lake Placid. From 236 Houses to 56 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lake Placid is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lake Placid?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Lake Placid. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lake Placid: 586 holiday lettings
  • John Brown Farm State Historic Site: 573 holiday lettings
  • Craig Wood Golf Course: 554 holiday lettings
  • Cascade Cross Country Ski Center: 553 holiday lettings
  • Brewster Peninsula Nature Trails: 584 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lake Placid listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Lake Placid?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 236 Houses in Lake Placid. Our other popular types of Lake Placid holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 56 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 49 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 37 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I rent mountain rentals in Lake Placid?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 286 mountain rentals in Lake Placid. You have also many other possibilities in Lake Placid area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 107 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 95 holiday rentals
  • Beach rentals: 39 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lake Placid?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 29 holiday homes with pool available in Lake Placid. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering cabin or holiday rental in Lake Placid, New York, USA your home away from home

    The small village of Lake Placid is in the Tri-Lakes region of the Adirondack Mountains in New York state. Although it was developed as a mining town it has since become a pleasant vacation destination with many New York City dwellers having vacation homes in Lake Placid. It is well-known for its excellent winter sports facilities but makes a scenic holiday destination at any time of year.

    Things to Do in Lake Placid, NY

    Having hosted the Winter Olympics twice, in 1932 and again in 1980, Lake Placid is considered one of the top destinations for winter sports in the USA. Skiing, speed skating, cross-country skiing, bobsledding, dog sledding and sleigh rides can all be enjoyed from Lake Placid holiday rentals. In the summer visitors can enjoy fly fishing on the Ausable River or playing golf at one of the many golf courses around Lake Placid. Lake Placid hosts many events and festivals including the Ironman Triathlon, ESPN's Great Outdoor Games, horse shows and snow weight-pulling events. The lake itself is popular for swimming, boating, kayaking, fishing and watersports.

    Places to Visit Around Lake Placid, NY

    Adirondack Park is the largest national park east of the Mississippi and is home to the 46 High Peaks. These mountains all rise above 4,000 feet and are a challenge for hikers and ice climbers. Mount Van Hovenburg and Whiteface Mountain are meccas for downhill cycling and make a pleasant day out. The 8-person Cloudsplitter Gondola takes visitors to the summit of Little Whiteface which has splendid views of the area. Keene Valley is about 20 miles from Lake Placid holiday rentals and has great hiking trails and climbing opportunities. Further afield, the lovely Canadian cities of Montreal and Quebec are about 2½ hours drive away.

    Weather in Lake Placid, NY

    Lake Placid holiday rentals enjoy hot summers and cold snowy winters. The summer months have average highs of 82°F (28°C) and the winter months are well below freezing from November to April. The area has precipitation all year round which falls as snow during the colder months. In summer, Lake Placid has up to ten hours of sunshine per day.

    Travel to Lake Placid, New York

    The nearest major airport to Lake Placid holiday rentals is Adirondack Regional (SLK) Airport which is 17 miles away and has domestic flight connections from New York. Burlington International (BTV) Airport in Vermont is about 53 miles away along NY-9 and NY-86. International visitors will find plenty of regular flights to Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (YUL) Airport over the border in Canada or Albany International (ALB) Airport which is 133 miles away in New York.

    Sightseeing in and around Lake Placid

    Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Travellers enjoy fun activities like skiing, hiking and sledging. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Lake Placid a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Craig Wood Golf Course (2.5 mi / 4 km)
    • Cascade Cross Country Ski Center (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
    • Mount Jo (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
    • Lake Placid Club Golf Courses (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
    • Mount Van Hoevenberg Cross Country Ski Area (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
    • Whiteface Mountain (10.6 mi / 17 km)

    Seasonal weather in Lake Placid

    Lake Placid is well known for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in March, December, February or January, when snowfall averages 87.48 inches and temperatures average -16°F.

    Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Lake Placid

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lake Placid is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Mount Jo (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
    • Adirondack Equine Center (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
    • Mid's Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
    • Mirror Lake (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
    • Brewster Peninsula Nature Trails (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
    • Lake Flower (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)