Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Wilmington

The mountains and lake provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Wilmington. This welcoming city is known for its hiking, skiing and sightseeing. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Wilmington

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? You'll be sure to enjoy Wilmington for its hiking and skiing. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Wilmington a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Santa's Workshop (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Whiteface Mountain (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Lake Placid Club Golf Courses (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Craig Wood Golf Course (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Cascade Cross Country Ski Center (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Mount Van Hoevenberg Cross Country Ski Area (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Wilmington

Travellers enjoy Wilmington for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in March, December, February or January, when snowfall averages 87.48 inches and temperatures average -16°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Wilmington

Travellers enjoy Wilmington for its mountain views and lakeside setting. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Wilmington is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wilmington Town Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • High Falls Gorge (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Mirror Lake (9.7 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Adirondack Equine Center (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Mid's Park (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Brewster Peninsula Nature Trails (9.9 mi / 16 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Wilmington

The nearest airport is in Lake Placid, NY (LKP), located 10.6 mi (17.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Saranac Lake, NY (SLK-Adirondack Regional), which is 18.2 mi (29.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Wilmington?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 473 holiday lettings around Wilmington. From 214 houses to 61 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Wilmington? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Wilmington. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bear Lift: 572 holiday lettings
  • Little Whiteface Ski Lift: 588 holiday lettings
  • Wilmington Town Beach: 572 holiday lettings
  • High Falls Gorge: 582 holiday lettings
  • Mixing Bowl Ski Lift: 571 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Wilmington listed on 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 Wilmington?

Yes, of course. offers 214 Houses in Wilmington. Our other popular types of Wilmington holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 61 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 61 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 101 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wilmington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 33 holiday homes with pool available in Wilmington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.