Find the best place to stay — Lake Placid

Where to stay around Lake Placid?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 551 holiday lettings near Lake Placid. From 249 houses to 59 condos, 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: 603 holiday lettings
  • John Brown Farm State Historic Site: 590 holiday lettings
  • Craig Wood Golf Course: 574 holiday lettings
  • Cascade Cross Country Ski Center: 566 holiday lettings
  • Brewster Peninsula Nature Trails: 601 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 249 houses in Lake Placid. Our other popular types of Lake Placid holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 59 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 54 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 47 self catering accommodations

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

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.

    Attractions in and around Lake Placid

    Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Lake Placid? If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Mount Jo, Adirondack Equine Center and Mid's Park. Winter enthusiasts will find Cascade Cross Country Ski Center and Mount Van Hoevenberg Cross Country Ski Area in the city. Don't forget to buy tickets if you want to attend a game or event at Olympic Jumping Complex or Olympic Sports Complex. Fun activities in the city include Craig Wood Golf Course and Lake Placid Club Golf Courses. Also while in town, you can visit Olympic Center, Mirror Lake or Brewster Peninsula Nature Trails.